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Reading survives


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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FIRST brings together students, mentors and chickens!

Thunder Chickens

This is year two for me covering the annual FIRST Robotics competition held at RIT. As you can tell, I’m still fascinated by the pageantry, and equally impressed with how serious folks take this—and pass on the traditions! The FIRST Robotics family continues to grow. Its fans are young and young-at-heart. Former players turn into more »

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Vote 2010: Imagine RIT style

2008 imagine poster

Blue skies above the Eastman Building scream “dream bigger!” Meanwhile, a pig with wings implores us to “imagine anything,” and hobbit-like monsters insist that “creativity runs wild.” Don’t worry, I’m not hallucinating. Instead, I’ve been scanning the entries for this year’s Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival poster contest. Today is the deadline for entries, 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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