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Facebook Photo Challenge illuminates RIT

We challenged our RIT Facebook Fans yesterday to get out there and capture photos of the campus. What a response! Here’s a snapshot of the first day: Fans submitted 86 photos from around the campus. The RIT Fan Page started yesterday with 6,301 fans and grew to 6,466 fans in less than 24 hours. Here’s more »

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Help support ‘Make the Rink Pink’

As most of you already know, Ritter Arena will turn into a sea of pink for Saturday’s women’s and men’s hockey games. The women play Utica at 2 p.m., while the men host Bentley at 7:05 p.m. It is the focal point of a busy home weekend of RIT athletics that begins with men’s hockey more »

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The orange hair challenge is to ‘dye’ for

It’s time again for Dr. Destler’s Orange Hair Challenge! This year’s challenge will take place this Friday when the men’s and women’s basketball teams host Hartwick College in a pair key Empire match-ups. For those of you that don’t know, the Orange Hair Challenge was begun by Dr. Destler, who is a HUGE basketball fan, more »

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FIRST Robotics: New teams, new mentors for Breakaway

FIRST Robotics crosses many technical boundaries, but also interpersonal communications boundaries. Getting the new game, called Breakaway, means that participants have to not only build a robot to certain specifications, but also train team members, drivers and coaches in how they will communicate during the competition. There are numerous veteran teams in the regional competition, more »

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Games at ‘The Ritter’: Almost like a ‘Party in the U.S.A.’

RIT’s Corner Crew

I wholeheartedly agree with Joe’s recent post, Is college hockey becoming more exciting than the NHL? From the fan perspective, Tigers games at “The Ritter” are something special: • Every seat is on top of the action. (If it’s ever decided to expand Ritter, or to build a new arena—either might be justified—I hope that more »

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RIT 360: You can make it happen

For all the time I spend visiting Southern California, even having lived there briefly, I’ve never visited the campus of San Diego State University. But now I feel like I have, thanks to Google technology. Visitors to Google’s Street View Gallery can practically ‘walk’ the SDSU campus with the help of a laptop. Check it more »

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