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  • March 6, 2019

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    International Women's Day: Rochester Edition!

    Did you know that today, March 8, marks International Women’s Day? Well, now you do! Rochester, New York is jam packed with history of women who have truly made their mark on the world. From being the birthplace of the Women’s Rights Movement, to so much more. We also couldn't forget our widely successful RIT Tigers! We've mentioned a few [...]
  • March 1, 2019

    National Day of Unplugging

    Did you know that today, Friday, March 8th, is National Day of Unplugging? From sundown-to-sundown a national initiative will be taking place for everyone to keep their phones turned off, computers shut down, and keep all other forms of technology use to a minimum. The goal of this day is to be present, and take note of all of the things that [...]
  • February 21, 2019

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    What to Do at the SLC if You Don't Want to Go to the Gym

    There are plenty of us out there. The ones who want to be healthy, fit, and active, but are afraid to go into the weight room at RIT’s Student Life Center (SLC). Well, breaking your fear of the gym is easy. The Gordon Field House/Student Life Center is packed with equipment and activity rooms for you to use, and you don’t have to pick up a [...]
  • February 21, 2019

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    Stuck on Campus for Spring Break?

    Are you going to be “stuck” on campus for spring break this year? Don’t worry, Behind the Bricks is here to make sure you have an amazing spring break, even if you aren’t laying on a beach somewhere tropical! From outdoor activities, to exploring the Rochester area, the opportunities are endless. Check out some of the things you can do: The [...]
  • February 14, 2019

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    10 Tips for Writing Professional Emails

    Once the career fair is over, you’ll probably walk out with more business cards than you can count. Whether you get asked to do an interview the next day or not, it is always a good idea to follow up with the companies you were interested in. Doing so will allow you to make connections for future opportunities! Here are some tips and tricks [...]
  • February 11, 2019

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    Where to Watch Oscar Nominated Films

    Oscar season is upon us, and with less than two weeks until the big night, you might be feeling the crunch. I mean, you promise yourself every year that you will watch all the nominees and then you just can’t seem to get around to it. Or maybe you’re just a casual movie watcher, but nonetheless, you’d like to know where exactly you can find [...]
  • February 7, 2019

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    Best Weekend Getaway Spots

    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! Buffalo, New York About an hour awa y from RIT’s campus, Buffalo [...]
  • February 1, 2019

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    10 Easy Ways to Save Money as a College Student

    As a college student, saving money may seem impossible. Most of our meals consist of ramen noodles, we go to all of the free events on campus, and we don’t spend money on things that we don’t need, but we still can’t seem to save our money! Well, our team here at Behind the Bricks is here to show you that it is possible! All you need is a [...]
  • February 1, 2019

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    Things About Behind the Bricks

    1. We are a team of students Here at Behind the Bricks , our team consists of eight students and one full-time professional staff member who supervises us. We have team members in different majors with varying experiences and skills, which provides an abundant blend of ideas. Between the 8 team members we have advertising and public relations, [...]