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  • October 23, 2018

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    8 Tips on How to Pack Efficiently

    Whether you are packing for a month-long road trip across the country, spring break to Mexico, or a weekend trip to Toronto, packing lightly has never been easy. Our team at Behind the Bricks has compiled some tips to ensure that you can fit everything in your suitcase (even if you don’t need it)! 1. Roll your clothes One of the simplest, yet [...]
  • October 22, 2018

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    What Are the Changes to the Loop Around Campus?

    Have you noticed some changes to Andrews Memorial Drive around Rochester Institute of Technology? Whether you have been walking the loop, or driving to class, there are a couple of changes to take note of. With Rochester Institute of Technology's focus on safety and technology, these changes were implemented to ensure both pedestrian and [...]
  • October 18, 2018

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    5 Cozy Places Around Campus

    Are you on campus all day long and sometimes need a quick nap? Instead of laying down on a bench on the Quarter Mile to catch some zzz’s, check out our list of five cozy places around campus. 1. Saunders College of Business Known to have the “comfiest couches on campus,” Saunders College of Business is located right next to Gleason Circle. [...]
  • October 16, 2018

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    The 7 Questions I'm Asked Most About Traveling

    Within this past year, I’ve traveled to fourteen countries in four months and lived in my car in the Western United States for about ten weeks. I picked up a few useful traveling tricks along the way and am constantly receiving texts, snapchats, and DMs from friends asking me questions about my travels, as well as looking for advice regarding [...]
  • October 16, 2018

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    What Happened to the Hub Express?

    By now, you’ve probably noticed that Digital Den got a big makeover. Digital Den is now in Monroe Hall. The photo store has been condensed, and is still existing in the same space. But where did the HUB Express go? Last year, it was right in the front of the store. The HUB Express is still in Monroe Hall, but is now is located in the back [...]
  • October 15, 2018

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    What's Up with Parking Services?

    Parking and Transportation Services have been a major topic of conversation around the Rochester Institute of Technology campus this academic year. With students confused as to why they’ve received parking tickets, and others unsure of the rules and regulations of Parking and Transportation Services, our team at Behind the Bricks is here to [...]
  • October 12, 2018

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    Beyond the Pumpkin Spice Latte

    It’s that time of the year again. The leaves are changing, pumpkin patches are springing up, and the pumpkin spice latte has officially made its comeback. If you love cooler weather and the thought of Halloween right around the corner, we’re sure you’ll love all of the seasonal drinks RIT Dining Services has to offer. From espresso to non [...]
  • October 11, 2018

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    Are You Excited for Fall Festivities?

    Some of you may not be happy about fall’s arrival: it means we are one step closer to those Rochester winter weather conditions. But if you’re like me, you’re trying to forget that snowstorms and blizzards are right around the corner. To keep your mind off the matter, Rochester offers an array of wonderful fall festivities both on and off [...]
  • October 9, 2018

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    How to Stay Fresh on the Road

    After completing a cross-country road trip this past summer, I can tell you first hand the one thing that I underestimated was the lack of showering. Not going to lie, my hair was probably the best it’s ever been because all the natural oils and “science”. However, it got to a point where I couldn’t stand it and I just needed to feel clean. [...]