• 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 [...]
  • March 6, 2019


    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 away from RIT’s campus, Buffalo [...]