Winter Season Doesn’t Stop RIT’s Ultimate Frisbee Club

Snow continues to fall, temperatures are consistently below freezing and the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Club Ultimate Frisbee team is still practicing. Of course they are practicing and training inside, but they are still participating in tournaments indoors throughout the winter quarter. “We have three (tournaments) before spring quarter,” said the club’s vice-president and assistant … Continue reading

SMACS Address Social Media’s Future

Journalism entrepreneur and professor Jeff Jarvis spoke Wednesday afternoon at Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) Social Media and Communication Symposium (SMACS), addressing the impact of social media on journalism’s future. “We ain’t seen nothin’ yet,” said Jarvis, author of “What Would Google Do?” Social media websites – such as Twitter and Facebook – are continuing … Continue reading

Nor’Easter Disaster

My hands are freezing, my toes are cold, I have to step into the 14 inches of snow that the most recent Nor’easter has dropped on my home in Maine to rake the snow off the roof so it doesn’t leak into my sister’s bedroom. Listening to Eminem through my brand new headphones I got … Continue reading

Back on the Grind

After a two week break of shoveling snow in Maine, I came back to RIT to find a remarkable lack of snow. A nor’easter had just struck most of the east coast – causing delays and cancellations of all kinds – and here in Rochester, NY there were just snow banks from previous snowstorms. Fields … Continue reading