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Under the Hood: My epic battle with parking

I don’t like parking lots. I don’t like parking garages. Parallel parking terrifies me. Parking at the Democrat and Chronicle was always a problem for me. I didn’t park on the street unless the space was big enough to just pull into and straighten myself out (this is why I drive a small car), plus more »

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What’s this wellness thing about, anyway?

Truth be told, I’m just an average Joe. Like so many of you, I’m in decent shape. I’m not overweight, my body mass index is within range and a recent physical and stress test proved that I’m generally healthy. But, as I get older, I have realized that the pounds aren’t melting away like they more »

Categories: Athenaeum, Campus life 3 Comments

Postseason journey begins for women’s hockey this weekend

In less than 24 hours from now, the RIT women’s hockey team, ranked No. 2 in Division III, will host the 2011 ECAC West Championship and start its postseason run against Utica, at Ritter Arena. Expectations are high for the Tigers this season, as they were the No. 1 ranked team from the first week of more »

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Athenaeum goes inside the world of ROTC

The next issue of RIT’s Athenaeum newsletter, which comes out Feb. 17, features a cover story dedicated to RIT’s Reserve Officers Training Program, more commonly known as ROTC. I wrote this story and really enjoyed the time I spent getting to know the students and staff who have made the decision to earn a degree more »

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Students step up to keep sustainability in the spotlight

When it comes to sustainability, a lot of organizations talk a good game, but the greatest challenge likely exists in the follow through. Members of the RIT community, I’ve observed, continue to rise to the challenge. Nearly two years have passed since RIT President Bill Destler signed the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment. more »

Categories: Alumni, Campus life, Events, Students, Sustainability 1 Comment

Standing room only @ Android development gig

I’ve heard Android technology was off-the-chart popular, but I didn’t realize how popular until I saw the line of nearly 200 developers and future developers winding through the Golisano College atrium and down one of the hallways. They were on hand for the Android Development Seminar, on Jan. 13, sponsored by the student section of IEEE’s more »

Categories: Campus life, Guest blogger 4 Comments
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