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Will RIT sell out Blue Cross Arena Saturday? Tickets are going fast

The last time the RIT hockey team played at Blue Cross Arena, an Atlantic Hockey Championship was at stake and the Tigers delivered two devastating performances, crushing Canisius and Sacred Heart to advance to the NCAA Tournament. Now, that was just the tip of the iceberg as to what the Tigers would accomplish in the next more »

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Under the hood at Baja Rochester

I have to admit, I wasn’t crazy about the prospect of dirt and mud, but what can one expect at a Baja off-road event, especially at a place called Hogback Hill? That’s where the 2010 Baja SAE Rochester World Challenge took place. Roughing it was never my thing, but sometimes the reporter has to go more »

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Reading survives

As a writer, I feel better already. Last week I learned books are not dead, book stores and libraries will be around during the next decade, authors, publishers and printers will still be able to make a living, and the Web, e-books and tablet computers will synchronize with all of the above to augment and more »

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Baja begins: RIT hosts 89 colleges from around the world

As part of my beat, I’ve been involved with the RIT Baja team as it prepared for the 2010 Rochester World Challenge starting today at RIT today (and continuing all weekend). Since the start of the academic year, the team has known it would host one of the biggest regional events for SAE Baja. After months more »

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FIRST brings together students, mentors and chickens!

This is year two for me covering the annual FIRST Robotics competition held at RIT. As you can tell, I’m still fascinated by the pageantry, and equally impressed with how serious folks take this—and pass on the traditions! The FIRST Robotics family continues to grow. Its fans are young and young-at-heart. Former players turn into more »

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Vote 2010: Imagine RIT style

Blue skies above the Eastman Building scream “dream bigger!” Meanwhile, a pig with wings implores us to “imagine anything,” and hobbit-like monsters insist that “creativity runs wild.” Don’t worry, I’m not hallucinating. Instead, I’ve been scanning the entries for this year’s Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival poster contest. Today is the deadline for entries, more »

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