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Polar Plungers redefine the word ‘cold’

Think it has been cold this week? There are a few Greeks on campus who would beg to differ. They’ve experienced cold. And to them, this must seem like a heat wave. A team of RIT students, all from Greek organizations, took the Polar Plunge Feb. 11. They dove into the frigid water of Lake more »

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Talk about a ‘power play’

What a year for hockey in western New York! If you’re a long-suffering Buffalo Sabres fan, like me, you’re probably trying to restrain your enthusiasm as playoff season nears. As the current points leader in the National Hockey League, the Sabres are clearly one of this year’s favorites to take home the Stanley Cup. Of more »

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FIRST impressions

The 2007 FIRST season has officially kicked off. For the next six weeks hundreds of high school students throughout the Finger Lakes and Upstate New York regions will be working on their robots. No, not the dance move—actual robots. The FIRST High School Robotics Program challenges teams of high school students to design and build more »

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A commencement speaker to remember

I honestly don’t remember my college graduation speaker. Some guy, I think, but I don’t know his name, affiliation or why he was relevant. Can you relate? More than 20 years have passed since I joined fellow members of the St. John Fisher College Class of 1986 in accepting our undergraduate diplomas, so I hope more »

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Attention Atlantic Hockey…the Tigers have arrived!

It was hot. It was July. The Yankees and Red Sox were slugging it out (and it was clear neither team had any championship pitching)….And we were talking hockey – RIT hockey. The summer months are a busy time for RIT Sports Information, led by Director Steve Jaynes and Associate Director Joe Venniro. Sure, all more »

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How many bricks?

RIT is preparing to welcome parents, alumni and friends back to campus this week for Brick City Homecoming. The passion and pagaentry behind this annual celebration of our extended campus community grows each year. I think it’s cool how the university embraces its “Brick City” reputation! Not too many years ago, the physical landscape of more »

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