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Under the Hood: So what’s so hard about that?

I’m in transition. Instead of going to Wegmans on Tuesday (previously my day off) when it’s just me, retirees and stay-at-home moms, I go on the weekend, when everybody goes. Same thing with doctor appointments, vet appointments, trips to the mall, etc. Instead of getting up a 9 a.m., sometimes 11 a.m., in order to more »

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Under the Hood: What do we do?

So what does an editorial assistant do? I help put together News & Events Daily, the e-newsletter you should be getting through Message Center every day at 11:25 a.m. (Questions? Ideas? Requests? E-mail news&events@mail.rit.edu!) I proofread and send out news releases to campus leaders and media outlets. And I do some administrative-type things, like compiling more »

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Under the Hood: RIT is awesome

I didn’t realize how big this place is until I came the Saturday before my interview when I scoped out where I had to go. From Jefferson Road — pretty much my only exposure to the school from years of growing up in Chili and venturing to The Marketplace mall — nothing changes. But once more »

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Introducing ‘Under the Hood’

I never thought I’d be back in school. Well, I guess I’m not really in school—I’m at school. I started working for RIT’s University News team in October. I came from the Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester’s major metro newspaper, where I had worked as a copy editor since graduating from St. John Fisher College in more »

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