• 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 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 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 [...]
  • March 10, 2017

    A “Leap Into The Dark”: Vision or Reality?

    On First Friday last week, Gallery r opened their new collaborative exhibition. The works of two artists with different expertise in their respective mediums have been joined together to create “Leap Into The Dark”. This fusion of Bradley Butler’s paintings and Mitchell Messina’s sculptures tells an uncommon tale. It is a great opportunity for [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • October 29, 2015

    The Weekend Playbook: Halloween Edition

    If you’re looking for something Halloween-related to do this weekend, RIT has plenty of festivities going on. If you're into spooky movies, music and/or games, you're in for a good time. What's more is that the two events we’re eyeing the most don't overlap, so you can catch both of them if you'd like. From 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday, the RIT [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • October 14, 2015

    The Weekend Playbook: Out-of-Towner Edition

    One of RIT's busiest weekends is coming up, and you've probably already created an itinerary for what Brick City Homecoming events you'll be attending. While you've likely put a lot of thought into what to do on campus, have you thought about off-campus activities to partake in when your family inevitably asks you to show them around Rochester [...]
  • September 24, 2015

    Entertain Yourself this Weekend with Hockey and Dandiya

    Are you looking for something to do this weekend? It's the first weekend of fall and the weather is starting to cool down, so come enjoy some fun at the Gene Polisseni Center and the Clark Gym! This Friday, the Gene Polisseni Center kicks off its second season of hockey with a women's exhibition game against the Ottawa Lady Senators. While [...]