• July 17, 2013

    Tour of Institute Hall

    Most of you probably know Institute Hall as the building that sells crepes and has Freshens smoothies, however, you probably didn’t know that it also houses the second largest data center on campus which stores the data of all of the colleges at RIT. Our team recently went on a tour of the data center to see how everything was set up and [...]
  • July 17, 2013

    What you should do in Case of a Fire

    • Evacuate the building using the nearest available stairwell or exit. Do not use elevators • Even if you think that the fire alarm is simply burnt popcorn or mac & cheese, get out. You never know the cause of the fire alarm until after • If an alarm is not sounding, pull red fire alarm on your way out, if possible • Close doors on your way [...]
  • July 9, 2013

    Story Behind the Digital Den Move

    Many of you have either seen the flyers about the Digital Den move or noticed the disappearance of merchandise from the Digital Den in the SAU. That’s because all of the non-photo equipment has moved to its new location on the top floor of Barnes & Noble. I met with Lyn Kelly, Controller/Assistant Treasurer of the Controller’s office, over in [...]
  • July 2, 2013

    Gym time!

    Are you thinking about getting fit for summer? Or maybe just develop new health habits? Personally, I started using the gym facilities this summer quarter and I regret not doing it before because of all the services that the gym offers that I didn’t know I was missing. The gym includes an Olympic-size pool with swim lanes and a recreation pool [...]
  • June 26, 2013

    Swimming Safety

    Whether you are enjoying a nice swim in the Gordon Field House, a local swimming pool or at the beach, it is important to keep in mind that as relaxing and fun as swimming is it can be just as dangerous. Pools: Swim in areas supervised by lifeguards Avoid alcohol when swimming Don’t swim in bad weather (outdoor pools) Drink plenty of water [...]
  • June 25, 2013

    Print Hub Changes

    Many of you are familiar with the RIT Global Village Print Hub from your late night print jobs. So when the below image was posted on the door of the Print Hub this summer, there were concerns. It seemed as if the Print Hub was permanently moving all the way to Building 99. Photo from RIT Reddit Turns out, the Print Hub is only moving to [...]
  • June 20, 2013

    What you should do in Case of a Bomb Threat

    Bomb threats should always be taken seriously and the proper authorities notified. If you are the person to identify the threat, it can be a scary and nerve-wreaking situation. Below is list of different types of bomb threat situations and how you should handle each one. Telephone threat: Keep the caller on the telephone as long as possible to [...]
  • June 18, 2013

    Room with a View

    Every summer, RIT Housing Operations partners with surrounding companies to create the perfect, decked out residence hall room. Five special rooms in Baker Hall get a complete makeover, demonstrating all of the products that can be purchased to make a dorm room feel more at home. This year companies include Bed, Bath and Beyond, Barnes & Noble [...]
  • June 12, 2013

    Evacuation Notices and Emergency Signals

    There may be times where the evacuation of a building is necessary, but do you really know what all the different flashing lights, sounds and combinations mean? Here is a list of the notifications you could receive when an emergency evacuation is necessary: The sounding of an alarm RIT Alert notification (text, e-mail, instant message) Alertus [...]