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  • April 16, 2019

    Rochester Bucket List for Seniors

    Are you graduating this May? If so, you probably are counting down the days until you walk across that stage and finally get your diploma. Well, as exciting as graduating is, don’t spend your last month at RIT wishing you were done! There are countless things to do in Rochester before you leave. Check out our Rochester bucket list for [...]
  • April 15, 2019

    Don’t Worry, We’re All Confused - Career Counseling at RIT

    I don’t think many people would argue with me when I say that college is a pretty confusing time. We’re trying to figure out social lives, grades, sports or clubs, and a multitude of other things. We’re figuring out who we want to be and what we want to do with our lives, and somehow we are supposed to do all this as early as 17 or 18 years [...]
  • April 9, 2019

    Benefits of Choosing RIT Housing

    When it’s time to decide if you want to live on campus or off campus, we understand that it can sometimes be a difficult decision. Our team at Behind the Bricks is here to share all of the benefits of choosing to live in RIT Housing during your time away at school. Being on campus While this one may seem obvious, living on campus makes your [...]
  • March 29, 2019

    National Alcohol Screening Day

    National Alcohol Screening Day was created by the National Institutes of Health to increase alcohol abuse awareness and alcoholism awareness. On the first screening day in 1999, 50,000 people visited the designated screening centers for guidance, including college students. It’s no secret that college is a time for many students to experiment [...]
  • March 29, 2019

    Free Electives

    With shopping carts opening last week, many of us are left wondering how to fill those few extra free elective spots. You’ve taken all your pre-reqs and now what? Free electives can be an opportunity to branch out and learn a new skill or experience something you would probably never otherwise pursue. So we here at Behind the Bricks, have [...]
  • March 28, 2019

    Inside the Life of Studying Abroad at RIT Croatia

    RIT Croatia, formerly known as the American College of Management and Technology, is one of the global campuses of RIT. RIT Croatia actually has two separate campuses; one in the coastal city of Dubrovnik and on in the capital of Croatia, Zagreb. There are three programs available at RIT Croatia: Hospitality and Tourism Management Program at [...]
  • March 15, 2019

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    A Guide to Finding Free Stuff on Campus

    My bank account has seen it’s better days. As a college student, I’m always on the lookout to find free things! Here are the typical spots to get freebies on campus and tips on how to watch out for special occasion giveaways: Typical Spots Gumballs at Campus Center I think this might be everyone’s favorite freebie on campus. The infamous [...]
  • March 13, 2019

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    St. Patrick's Day: Turning Rochester Green

    The St. Patrick’s Day celebration weekend in Rochester is coming up! Saying it is a crazy holiday is an understatement, so being prepared for the day is important if you choose to participate in the festivities. Here’s everything you need to know from events and activities, to keeping our city green, to staying safe and sound: St. Patty’s [...]
  • March 13, 2019

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    What's Up With the Wifi?

    Many students have been raising concerns regarding issues with the wifi here on campus. Behind the Bricks reached out to ITS to discuss what is going on and how RIT is currently handling it. What many students don’t know is that the problems were primarily due to the fact that RIT has been installing a new and improved network, and from here [...]