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Shooting Tigers

Being part of the RIT family for over seven years doesn’t seem like it has been that many. Sure, for several members of the RIT family seven years might seem more like a morning commute in their RIT career. For me, I sure hope I can say the same thing many years from now. Some more »

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Still rallying ’round the Tigers

If you ask Al Mature ’74 (retail management), he’ll tell you the packed loft inside Pittsburgh’s Cafe Fifth Avenue was a sight for sore eyes. Mature frequently found it challenging to attract large numbers of fellow Steel City-area graduates to RIT Alumni Association activities. But with more than 80 alumni in attendance, it was a more »

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Will RIT sell out Blue Cross Arena Saturday? Tickets are going fast

The last time the RIT hockey team played at Blue Cross Arena, an Atlantic Hockey Championship was at stake and the Tigers delivered two devastating performances, crushing Canisius and Sacred Heart to advance to the NCAA Tournament. Now, that was just the tip of the iceberg as to what the Tigers would accomplish in the next more »

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Under the hood at Baja Rochester

RIT Tigers Listen to Judges

I have to admit, I wasn’t crazy about the prospect of dirt and mud, but what can one expect at a Baja off-road event, especially at a place called Hogback Hill? That’s where the 2010 Baja SAE Rochester World Challenge took place. Roughing it was never my thing, but sometimes the reporter has to go more »

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Reading survives

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As a writer, I feel better already. Last week I learned books are not dead, book stores and libraries will be around during the next decade, authors, publishers and printers will still be able to make a living, and the Web, e-books and tablet computers will synchronize with all of the above to augment and more »

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Baja begins: RIT hosts 89 colleges from around the world

RIT Car Gets Final Tweak

As part of my beat, I’ve been involved with the RIT Baja team as it prepared for the 2010 Rochester World Challenge starting today at RIT today (and continuing all weekend). Since the start of the academic year, the team has known it would host one of the biggest regional events for SAE Baja. After months more »

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