Tag: History

01.14.2011

A Brief Description of Holiday Decorations

by Danielle Delp

That box in your basement sits unopened for almost 11 months of the year. Every December, it's unpacked for just a few weeks to decorate your home in holiday lights and ornaments. No matter where you go,...

12.17.2010

 

The Uprising: Strong's eGamerevolution

by Evan Williams

I am a child. I am a child that can buy beer and drive a car — not at the same time mind you — but a child nonetheless. Over the years, I’ve had to equip myself for the adult world, and in turn, have had to...

11.05.2010

 

Fiat Currency and the Gold Standard in the United States

by Danielle Delp

Have you ever wondered what an everyday green paper “dollar” is really worth? Why is a simple piece of paper worth anything at all? The answer is simple: because the United States government says so. As...

 

The History of Money

by Steven Markowitz

“When I was young I used to think that money was the most important thing in life and now that I am old, I know it is,” said writer Oscar Wilde. Money is an extremely polarizing subject. Despite various...

100th Anniversary

 
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Journey of the Tiger

by Rachel Hart

It was second period and the game was tied. It could go either way, I fretted, my sweaty hands gripping the sticky bar table. Then, in what seemed like a matter of seconds, RIT scored three goals. Suddenly it...

02.19.2010

 
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Sing Back September Sky

by Chris Zubak-Skees

As he was browsing through an expanse of old country music at the Record Archive on Rockwood Street, a familiar name caught the eye of Robert Bredvad, a third year Advertising Photography major. “I thought...

12.11.2009

 

A History of Heist

by Alex Rogala

During the early hours of March 18, 1990, something was amiss in Boston. As St. Patrick’s Day celebrations fizzled out and weary partygoers began the journey home, two men dressed as police officers approached...

10.30.2009

 

From Grecian Halls to Dorm Room Walls

by Michael Conti

As a free, landowning male in ancient Athens, or as an anxious, indebted college student, chances are that you own a large amount of stuff kept hidden in an obscurely-named folder on your...

09.11.2009

 

Summer Wrap Up

by Emily Mohlmann

With the passing of a number of celebrities since May, some have called this the summer of death, but for most of us it was probably just another summer spent happily escaping RIT’s quarter system. Just in...

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