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The ‘eyes’ have it

If you see me in the hallway of the University News office just before News & Events is sent to the printer, I am a bundle of nerves. I’m stressed and snappy and just want it all to be so perfect. Although I’ve been editor for almost nine years now, I have to say that more »

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Setting a higher standard for photography

Trust me. I’m a terrible photographer. I have never in my life claimed to have a great eye for quality photography, and, unfortunately (and not always my fault), we have run photos in News & Events that haven’t lived up to the professional standard of our publication. Our manager of photography is responsible for the more »

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Not just the same old news

The second issue of News & Events for the 2008-2009 academic year is on campus, and with that, I hope to bring you many future issues of fresh (as opposed to re-occurring) news. For example, in the Sept. 18 issue, we highlight cutting-edge robotics research, name our new chief information officer, feature an administrator’s once-in-a-lifetime more »

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So sorry for the delay

You may have noticed that News & Events is delivering one day later than usual—Sept. 5, instead of our previously published delivery date, Sept. 4. We fell a little behind due to the Labor Day holiday, although I really thought we would still be able to pull it off. Guess not…The truth is that we more »

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‘Vomit Comet’ makes a great front page

The next issue of News & Events, which comes out tomorrow (Aug. 21), features a great story about three RIT graduates and a student who had the opportunity of a lifetime—the chance to ride aboard NASA’s Weightless Wonder aircraft, also known as the Vomit Comet. The students were selected to test the effects of weightlessness more »

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The ‘abolishionist’ is corrected

Our July issue of News & Events was produced relatively smoothly, except for a close call involving the abolitionist movement. Picture this: it’s 5 p.m. on Tuesday and we’ve called Microera Printers to let them know that News & Events is uploaded onto their FTP site. This means that the N&E file is ready for more »

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