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  • 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 [...]
  • November 5, 2019

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    The Official Off-Campus Senior Bucket List

    Many of us might take jobs in other cities after graduation. Believe it or not, Rochester actually has some pretty cool stuff to check out. Before you say goodbye, check these 10 classic Rochester activities off your list. 1. Take a late night trip to Jay’s Diner. Jay’s is a staple among RIT students. If you haven’t been there yet, make sure [...]
  • October 31, 2019

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    Ridesharing Safety Tips

    As a college student, you’ve probably used Uber, Lyft, or some other ridesharing service. And even if you haven’t, you know someone who has. Ridesharing is a convenient, and typically inexpensive, way to get around. Whether you need a safe way to get home after a night out, or you just need a ride to the airport, this service is helpful to [...]
  • October 24, 2019

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    Coziest Places to Study at RIT

    No matter what major you are at RIT, you’ve got some homework and projects to work on and some studying to do. I am here to help you find a place to do all of this while staying comfortable. I am always adventuring around campus to find the next best studying space at RIT... that has plugs of course! Here are some of my favorite spots I’ve [...]