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Under the Hood: Dylan’s tale

I talk a lot about how my transition from working at the Democrat and Chronicle to University News has affected my personal and professional life, but I usually fall short of mentioning how others in my life are adjusting. And one very important little guy has had to make a lot of changes, too. Dylan, more »

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Under the Hood: What’s for lunch?

I like food. In fact, I’m eating right now. And I’m thinking about dinnertime, even though it’s not even 9 a.m. Luckily for me, there’s food all over this campus. I’ve dined at Crossroads (love the pizza!), the Student Alumni Union cafeteria and Global Village (tacos!), and so far I’m impressed. For me, thinking of more »

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Under the Hood: My epic battle with parking

I don’t like parking lots. I don’t like parking garages. Parallel parking terrifies me. Parking at the Democrat and Chronicle was always a problem for me. I didn’t park on the street unless the space was big enough to just pull into and straighten myself out (this is why I drive a small car), plus more »

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What’s this wellness thing about, anyway?

Truth be told, I’m just an average Joe. Like so many of you, I’m in decent shape. I’m not overweight, my body mass index is within range and a recent physical and stress test proved that I’m generally healthy. But, as I get older, I have realized that the pounds aren’t melting away like they more »

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Postseason journey begins for women’s hockey this weekend

In less than 24 hours from now, the RIT women’s hockey team, ranked No. 2 in Division III, will host the 2011 ECAC West Championship and start its postseason run against Utica, at Ritter Arena. Expectations are high for the Tigers this season, as they were the No. 1 ranked team from the first week of more »

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Athenaeum goes inside the world of ROTC

The next issue of RIT’s Athenaeum newsletter, which comes out Feb. 17, features a cover story dedicated to RIT’s Reserve Officers Training Program, more commonly known as ROTC. I wrote this story and really enjoyed the time I spent getting to know the students and staff who have made the decision to earn a degree more »

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