• May 15, 2019

    Inside the Life of Studying Abroad at RIT Dubai

    Studying abroad is something that crosses a lot of college students' minds. BTB sat down with some students who have recently studied abroad at RIT Dubai. Check out what life was like for them taking classes across waters.
  • March 29, 2019

    Free Electives

    With shopping carts opening last week, many of us are left wondering how to fill those few extra free elective spots. You’ve taken all your pre-reqs and now what? Free electives can be an opportunity to branch out and learn a new skill or experience something you would probably never otherwise pursue. So we here at Behind the Bricks, have [...]
  • March 28, 2019

    Inside the Life of Studying Abroad at RIT Croatia

    RIT Croatia, formerly known as the American College of Management and Technology, is one of the global campuses of RIT. RIT Croatia actually has two separate campuses; one in the coastal city of Dubrovnik and on in the capital of Croatia, Zagreb. There are three programs available at RIT Croatia: Hospitality and Tourism Management Program at [...]
  • 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 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 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 [...]
  • 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 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 [...]
  • October 30, 2018

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    10 Ways to Boost Your Mood

    As the weather grows colder, and the days turn shorter, it is extremely important to take care of yourself. During the stress of the semester, it is sometimes hard to put ourselves first. Mental health is extremely important for your overall success, so we’re here to provide a list of simple ways to boost your mood. Have a warm and comforting [...]