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Orange, brown and PINK

Rochester Institute of Technology guys may have something other than biology homework to look forward to when school starts in the fall: girls walking the Quarter Mile clad in Victoria’s Secret merchandise. The world famous women’s clothing, lingerie and beauty products retailer has sponsored a competition to promote its new line of lounge wear called more »

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Summertime ruminations…

Ah, summertime, an’ the livin’ is easy! That’s a line from a 1966 pop hit by R&B artist Billy Stewart (and, with summer upon us, I recommend playing it loud :-) I hope your summer is off to a good start. If you’ve been taking life easy—perhaps by not even setting foot on campus for more »

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SAE Formula team takes first checkered flag at U.S. track – zooooom!

Sometimes winning a sporting event in your own backyard is the most difficult, but when you do, how sweet it can be—just ask the 2009 RIT SAE Formula team. The team has won events in the past, and made a great showing overseas, but a win at a U. S. racetrack has proved elusive—until now. more »

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The scoop on the pooch who went to college

Ever wonder where the ideas come from for the many stories we write throughout the year? Well, as you might expect, our sources are many. Faculty, staff and students sometimes approach us with story ideas. A caveat: We are paid not for the stories we write but for the stories we don’t write. That old more »

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Graduation also means commissioning ceremonies for ROTC cadets

As we near graduation, many of our newest alums will take off after the ceremonies and parties for hometowns and vacations. Some will start new jobs, others will head for the beach. Still another group will begin careers as newly commissioned officers in the United States military, assigned to bases around the country, maybe across more »

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Walkers, runners, bikers: Share the path!

In typical Rochester fashion, “summer” struck unexpectedly a couple weeks ago. (I missed it, but where I was at the time—Philadelphia, for the Eastern Communication Association conference—it was even hotter.) Just as quickly, however, the warm days were replaced by more “seasonal” weather. Even so, RIT walkers, joggers and bicyclists have emerged from winter hibernation more »

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