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  • 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 [...]
  • February 1, 2019

    Experience VR for Free at RIT Hockey Games!

    We all know how fun and exhilarating both men’s and women’s hockey games are here at RIT, but what if your experience could be even more thrilling? Well, now you are able to get up close and personal with the players on both Division 1 hockey teams! RIT Arenas is extremely excited to announce that a brand new Virtual Reality Experience is now [...]
  • February 1, 2019

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    Where to Watch the Super Bowl 2019

    The cold weather may have hit Rochester hard, but that won’t keep our student body from watching the biggest game in football! The Super Bowl LIII airs this upcoming Sunday, February 3 at 6:30 p.m. eastern time. Don’t have a television in your dorm or apartment? Don’t fret! The Super Bowl takes place during RIT’s FreezeFest weekend, College [...]
  • January 25, 2019

    How to be Less Producti- I Mean, What Shows You Should Binge Next on Netflix

    Listen, I get that it’s the beginning of the semester and you’re trying to do homework and whatnot. But, counterpoint - and hear me out - don’t. Instead, read this article, open up Netflix, and give in to your overwhelming desire to do absolutely positively nothing but glue your eyes to a screen and let your brain rot. (I am, of course [...]
  • January 23, 2019

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    Friday Night Shuttle to Park Ave

    If you are age 21 and older, you are probably familiar with the late night bus on Saturdays to East Avenue and Alexander Street. The Saturday evening bus is in partnership with RTS, to ensure students enjoy their nights out in the safest way possible, while preventing individuals from drinking and driving. This has been a widely successful [...]
  • January 22, 2019

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    10 Ways to NOT Look Like a Tourist

    When it comes to traveling, the last thing you want to do is stick out like a sore thumb. While traveling, especially internationally, tourists are often targets for pickpocketing, overcharging, and much more. Don’t allow yourself to fall into these tourist traps! Here are some tips on how to avoid looking like a tourist: 1. Learn some basics [...]
  • January 11, 2019

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    Checklist for a Smooth Transition Back to School

    Break is basically over and it is almost time for classes to start! However, you still have some time to prepare before course work piles up and everything gets crazy. Here is a basic list of things you can do to ensure a smooth transition back to school. Download a copy of your class schedule Just in case you get confused, it is a good idea [...]
  • December 4, 2018

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    How To: Travel Solo

    When planning winter break, weekend road trips, or even day trips, we tend to ask our friends if they’d be interested in joining. While traveling with your close friends will result in memories that will strengthen your friendships, this doesn’t mean that traveling with other people is the only option. If your friends are unable to travel with [...]