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Still rallying ’round the Tigers

If you ask Al Mature ’74 (retail management), he’ll tell you the packed loft inside Pittsburgh’s Cafe Fifth Avenue was a sight for sore eyes. Mature frequently found it challenging to attract large numbers of fellow Steel City-area graduates to RIT Alumni Association activities. But with more than 80 alumni in attendance, it was a more »

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Busy holiday weekend in store for RIT Athletics

While most people in the area will be standing in lines amongst thousands of strangers, trying to get that flat-screen TV for $10 less than you could online, the RIT hockey teams will be on the ice, preparing for a very busy weekend. The men host Atlantic Hockey rival Sacred Heart on Friday and Saturday, more »

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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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Men’s soccer to enjoy once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with trip to Spain

This Wednesday, members of the RIT men’s soccer team will head to Spain to train and compete against some of the top collegiate and club teams in the country. Twenty-six players, two coaches and an athletic trainer will represent the Tigers, who return to Rochester on Aug. 12. The players, who raised money through several more »

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‘Ritchie’ faces the nation

In case you missed it: Ritchie Faces the Nation RIT mascot Ritchie the Tiger was interviewed by CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent and “Face the Nation” host, Bob Schieffer. Among the topics they discussed, Schieffer grilled Ritchie about his “unmascot-like” conduct at the 2010 NCAA Frozen Four men’s hockey tournament, and Ritchie has a lukewarm more »

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Top RIT news stories, videos and podcasts for April

Without question, RIT’s trip last month to the NCAA’s Frozen Four men’s ice hockey championship tournament, hosted at Ford Field in Detroit, got our readers’ attention—in a big way. Among the 10 most-viewed RIT news stories in April, eight were related to the Tigers first-ever berth in the tournament. Plus, each of last month’s most more »

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