• May 28, 2020

    "The History of RIT University Arenas" with a modern image of RIT's hockey locker room with orange uniforms hanging in the lockers

    The History of RIT University Arenas

    RIT is known for it’s high level of academia, advanced technology, unique student body, and our incredible recreation and athletics facilities too. RIT is a school that is always transforming; how did University Arenas even develop into where it is today? 1968 - Frank Ritter Ice Arena Constructed in 1968, the O.G. of University Arenas is the [...]
  • December 10, 2015

    The Weekend Playbook: Train Shows and Hockey

    With the end of the semester in sight, you're probably bogged down with tons of last-minute assignments to complete. With classes coming to a close for the semester this Friday, hopefully you'll have some time before finals to unwind and celebrate the end. This weekend, there's a hockey game and a model train show for you to enjoy. On Friday [...]
  • November 13, 2015

    The Weekend Playbook: Hockey and Acting

    [caption id="attachment_3687" align="alignnone" width="960"] The RIT Players performing in Clue![/caption] Fall semester is quickly coming to a close as finals week approaches. If you're like me, you're probably starting to stress out just a little bit. Why don't you take some time this weekend to do something fun and get your mind off the [...]
  • October 22, 2015

    The Weekend Playbook

    With another Brick City Homecoming in the books, RIT's events schedule is going to look a little shorter this weekend. Luckily, there are still plenty of activities to take part in this weekend, including a student design conference and a special hockey night challenge from Dr. Destler himself. Thought at Work is an annual student-run [...]
  • February 20, 2015

    Are you Ready for a Weekend of Hockey?

    If you're a fan of hockey then don't miss out on a fantastic weekend of games. The Men's and Women's teams are playing games on Friday and Saturday. If you're a KGCOE student, then this weekend should be especially exciting for you. The College of Engineering is offering special reserved seats for all of its students for $5. The first 150 [...]
  • June 6, 2014

    An Inside Look at the Future Home of RIT Hockey!

    After some minor setbacks during the frigid winter and rainy spring months, construction on the Gene Polisseni Center is back on track and making phenomenal progress! Today marked a crucial step in the construction process. The concrete pour, laying the groundwork for the ice rink, began today at 7am and will conclude around 3pm this afternoon [...]
  • March 3, 2014

    Last Game, First Game

    by Alissa Roy And so, RIT’s hockey game has seen the end of an era. No longer will they be playing at the arena that has seen so many wins and triumphs. Instead, the Polisseni Center will be dubbed home, but Ritter Arena will still stand, as a testament to all of the memories and victories that made RIT’s hockey program what it is today. And [...]