It seems a few more blogs than usual have referenced RIT in the past couple weeks—including some that deal with potentially contentious issues (such as hazing and an alleged slur by a state senator against an RIT professor).
In bringing these to your attention here, my intent isn’t to pass judgment on anyone (or anything, in the case of a new student-targeted Web site, “The Loop”). Rather, I’ll let you draw your own conclusions (and join the conversations, either here or there, if you wish).
From the Free New York Blog (which touts itself as “Freeing New York and America from big government, political machines and special interests”) about a state senator’s alleged slur of an RIT professor (it should be noted that the senator has since offered an apology):
From the Center for Innovation in College Media (offering “a group discussion about the future of student media”) about Gannett’s student-targeted Web site, “The Loop”:
It had to happen: two more sites aimed at college crowd
And, on the brighter side (that is, not about alleged slurs, big-media trying to rule the world, or hazing), there also were these:
From Oatmeal Stout, RIT alum Justin Thorp’s “Web 2.0 blog”:
Help geeks find God by supporting Kim Diebolt at RIT
Have a great weekend!
Late Friday update:
George Hotz is an incoming RIT student. In the words of RIT President Bill Destler, “The talent of our incoming students never ceases to amaze us.”
A couple more:
From Firehouse.com’s “Off Duty Forums”: NJ teen unlocks iPhone from AT&T network
From Smart Mobile Gadgets Blog: Apple iPhone unlocked for USA now!