RIT Racing: EVT (Electric Vehicle Team)

by Sara Melissa Caruso | May. 14, 2015

RIT's engineers are second to none, and their racing teams prove it. Reporter sat down with three of the five racing teams and talked about what goes into making their vehicles, how they got started, and where they are at now. All of the teams are mainly composed of engineers, but they welcome anyone with a willingness to learn and enjoys the thrill of racing.

EVT (Electric Vehicle Team):

EVT, or Electric Vehicle Team, specializes in creating a variety of vehicles all powered on battery. Having done E-bikes in the past, EVT decided to switch to a bigger project, dedicating 3 years to create a fully battery powered motorcycle...

RIT Racing: Hot Wheelz

by Sara Melissa Caruso | May. 14, 2015

RIT's engineers are second to none, and their racing teams prove it. Reporter sat down with three of the five racing teams and talked about what goes into making their vehicles, how they got started, and where they are at now. All of the teams are mainly composed of engineers, but they welcome anyone with a willingness to learn and enjoys the thrill of racing.

Hot Wheelz:

Don't let these ladies fool you, they know how to race. The all female team, now in their 4th year, have consistently created electric powered vehicles that are second to none...

RIT Racing: Clean Snowmobile

by Sara Melissa Caruso | May. 14, 2015

RIT's engineers are second to none, and their racing teams prove it. Reporter sat down with three of the five racing teams and talked about what goes into making their vehicles, how they got started, and where they are at now. All of the teams are mainly composed of engineers, but they welcome anyone with a willingness to learn and enjoys the thrill of racing.

Clean Snowmobile:

With all the snow we have in Rochester, it was sooner or later that RIT would enter a snowmobile competition. Unlike the other teams we have seen, this snowmobile is gas powered, but focused on creating a clean running engine, emitting carbon dioxide and not the more harmful carbon monoxide...

Racing @ RIT: Electric Vehicle

by Melissa Mendoza | May. 12, 2015

RIT's Electric Vehicle Team looks forward to competing their first bike in team history at the 2015 eMotoRacing all-electric series this summer.

Beyond the Bricks Week of April 27

by Taylor Derrisaw | May. 12, 2015

The National Guard was called in to Baltimore, the Nepalese Earthquake claims more lives, and Iranian naval forces intercept a commercial ship.

A Culture, Not A Costume

by Kevin Zampieron | May. 12, 2015

As Western culture continues to diversify, cultural appropriation becomes more and more apparent. But what are the true effects of cultural appropriation, and where do we draw the line between it and genuine appreciation?

The Parklet Comes to Rochester

by Gino Fanelli | May. 6, 2015

The parklet, a common west coast community space, has plans of debuting in Rochester. However, funding hinges on a strong level of community involvement.

Phantoms of the Finger Lakes

by Gino Fanelli | May. 6, 2015

The abandoned Seneca Army Depot, located in towns of Romulus and Varick, NY in Seneca County, is home to the rare Seneca White Deer. However, due to industrialization and plans for the full removal of all military personnel, the future of the Seneca White Deer is grim.

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