RIT’s Tech Crew Prepares for FreezeFest

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Tech Crew has begun setting-up for an event-packed FreezeFest weekend – which includes comedian Aziz Ansari Friday evening. By: Alexander Fritz Stillings Underground in the Student Alumni Union (SAU) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), much like their role during events – out of the spotlight – many members of the … Continue reading

Profile: RIT’s Naim Hakim

RIT’s very own Naim Hakim – stage name: “ConArtist” – can be found around the Rochester, NY circuit doing various shows. An RIT student, Hakim came out with a mixtape in November of 2010 and has big plans for his future. As of Feb. 18, Hakim has released an album that can be bought on … Continue reading

RIT Students Express Opinions on Winter Weather

Rochester is known to be a windy, snowy town and at RIT, the wind can be brutal. Students at RIT expressed how they felt about the wind, from the perspective of a freshman to upperclassmen. Students slip and fall, turn heads into their hoods to avoid the wind on their way to class and bundle-up … Continue reading

Lombardi Trophy Returns Home for Fourth Time

Their own coach is on Super Bowl trophy – Vince Lombardi. Every team hopes to take home the “Lombardi Trophy” home every year, and when the Packers defeated the Steelers 31-25, Lombardi had returned home for a fourth time. Nonetheless, it is the Steelers who have the most Lombardi trophies – six, most recently Super … Continue reading

RIT Industrial Design Student’s Invention

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