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  • January 23, 2020

    "The Ultimate Guide to Switching Up Your Workouts at RIT" an image of a yoga class, with students in the SLC meditating

    The Ultimate Guide to Switching Up Your Workouts at RIT

    With New Year's resolutions underway, you might be getting sick of the same old treadmill routine. Don't lose motivation! There are plenty of ways to switch up your workout and have fun while exercising. The best part? You don't even have to leave campus. Luckily for you, Behind the Bricks has created The Ultimate Guide to Switching Up Your [...]
  • January 21, 2020

    "8 Essential Study Tips for a Successful Semester" & accompanying photo of notepad, pen, and plant

    8 Essential Study Tips for a Successful Semester

    New semester, new you! Time management is critical when it comes to your success in school. When classes and exams pick up, extracurricular's typically do to. Don't let the semester slow you down. Plan your time efficiently, and you will excel. Check out some of Behind the Brick's study tips to have a successful semester! 1. Space out your [...]
  • January 16, 2020

    "Top 10 Weekend Getaways Around Rochester" & photo of Niagara Falls waterfall

    Top 10 Weekend Getaways Around Rochester

    Although there are plenty of things to do in Rochester on the weekends, sometimes it is nice to plan a weekend getaway. Whether you want to take a break from school, work, get off campus, or bond with a group of friends, here are some perfect weekend getaways for you to try out! Letchworth State Park Drive Time: 45 minutes Letchworth State [...]
  • December 11, 2019

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    5 Ways to Be More Sustainable this Holiday Season

    The hanging wreaths, twinkling lights and dropping temperatures must be an indication that the holiday season is upon us. While this time of year is a great time to get together and celebrate with friends and family, it can also be a time where wastefulness kicks into full gear. So we’ve compiled a few tips and swap on how to make your [...]
  • December 5, 2019

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    How to Get Ahead of the Job Search During Winter Break

    Winter break is a great time to get ahead on the summer internship or full-time job search. With the new year, many companies are getting their new budgets and new jobs might be popping up left and right. So when the holiday cheer wears off and you find yourself looking for things to do, here are our best tips to advance your job search: 1. [...]
  • December 2, 2019

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    Guide to Packing for Winter Break

    There’s only one more week of classes left and before you know it you’ll be done with finals and heading home for a much needed break. Before you can hit the road, you’ve got to pack up. But how do you know what you’ll need? Behind the Bricks has got you covered. Here’s some tips that’ll make packing a breeze. You Don’t Need Everything As long [...]
  • November 20, 2019

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    3 Tips for Planning Friendsgiving in College

    Before we all leave for the highly anticipated Thanksgiving break, you might have some of your friends trying to organize a Friendsgiving. On one hand, it’s a great excuse to get together with all your closest friends and eat a lot. On the other hand - you might be freaking out thinking, “uhm who is supposed to cook all that food?!” So below [...]
  • November 13, 2019

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    A College Student's Guide to Time Management

    It’s getting to be that time of the semester. It feels like you never have a break from project deadlines, upcoming exams, and group meetings. Not to mention club meetings, grocery shopping, unpredictable work schedules, and any other unique responsibilities you may have. So how are you supposed to get it all done? We’ve put together a list of [...]
  • November 7, 2019

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    The Official On-Campus Senior Bucket List

    How does college fly by so quickly? It’s not too late to do the ‘classic’ RIT activities that you may have missed over your time here. Here is a list of 10 essential on and off campus activities to do before you leave RIT! 1. Sip on a Salsarita’s margarita. If you’re of legal age to drink alcohol, try an infamous Salsarita’s margarita! It’s [...]