• October 23, 2020

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    Getting Involved and Volunteering

    Though not a lot of students may have the money to help organizations that they believe in, they may have a little spare time to help out! Here are a few volunteer opportunities that RIT suggests. Foodlink Foodlink is dedicated to leverage the power of food to end hunger and support communities in need of help. They have been helping for 40 [...]
  • October 8, 2020

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    6 Myths and Facts on Mental Illness

    Millions of individuals face suffering with the struggles of one or many mental illnesses each year. Though not everyone may experience a mental illness, everyone can be affected by one through family of friends. For Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 4 – 10), or MIAW, I've provided a list of myths commonly believed about mental health and [...]
  • August 25, 2020

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    Top 8 Changes on Campus to Keep the RIT Community Safe

    Throughout the global pandemic, RIT has been making extreme changes to campus to ensure the safety of students and faculty for the academic year. Aside from the required masks and testing, there are plenty of procedures and adjustments to help keep us safe. Daily Health Screen RIT has provided a Daily Health Screen that students are required [...]
  • August 18, 2020

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    Construction Updates for the Fall Semester of 2020

    For the upcoming fall semester, construction teams have put in some amazing work to ensure RIT is ready for a successful academic year! Other than roof repairs and small maintenance projects, here are a few major construction changes. Gleason Circle Bus Loop While the IMLC is under construction for the next 3 years (between Wallace and the SAU [...]
  • August 6, 2020

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    6 Tips to Crest the Optimal at Home Workspace!

    Whether you're taking classes at home or working remotely, there are plenty of ways to provide yourself a productive environment at home! Here are 6 easy tips to help create a healthy workspace! 1. Designate a Workspace Don't work on your bed or couch! When working or studying at home, it's important to find a simple space that is dedicated to [...]
  • July 30, 2020

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    Blending Your Degree and Experiences into a Perfect Mixture

    RIT is a unique school; not only does RIT have a wide range of academic programs, but has strong research and co-op opportunities, as well. Because of this, RIT students are able to explore subjects they otherwise may not have and develop a resume to be extremely proud of. Let’s Talk About Majors, Minors, and Immersions To earn a bachelor’s [...]
  • July 23, 2020

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    Home for Now? Here's What You Can Do

    Because a lot of internships and co-ops are now virtual, many students will be spending their summers back in their hometown. Although you may have been excited to travel to a new city, you’ll learn to love your hometown again in no time! Here’s what you can do to keep yourself entertained and refreshed: Be a tacky tourist Every city has those [...]
  • July 10, 2020

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    Let’s Talk about RIT Sustainability

    Over the years, RIT has rolled out a lot of environmental initiatives across campus to optimize and reduce our impact. However, you must be educated on RIT’s initiatives to utilize them to their fullest potential! Unique Programs RIT has tons of sustainability initiatives and programs, but we picked out some of the ones we found to be really [...]
  • May 28, 2020

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    The History of RIT University Arenas

    RIT is known for it’s high level of academia, advanced technology, unique student body, and our incredible recreation and athletics facilities too. RIT is a school that is always transforming; how did University Arenas even develop into where it is today? 1968 - Frank Ritter Ice Arena Constructed in 1968, the O.G. of University Arenas is the [...]