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  • May 20, 2020

    "10 Fun Things To Do This Memorial Day Weekend" with an image of a waving American flag and a blue sky

    10 Fun Things To Do This Memorial Day Weekend

    This year we may not be able to go to parades or parties, but switching it up won't be too hard. Before we get into some fun things you can do over the long weekend, let's remember the significance and meaning of Memorial Day. Why Do We Celebrate Memorial Day? Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, is a holiday to honor the men and [...]
  • May 15, 2020

    "Try to Make Someone Smile Today: 10 Ways How" and a photo of a girl smiling outside

    Try to Make Someone Smile Today: 10 Ways How

    More than ever, a smile can do a lot of good. Now that the semester is over, we have more time to focus on other things and set new goals. One of my goals is to try to make someone smile each day. It doesn't matter if it's a stranger you pass in the grocery store, a friend, or a family member. Try it out yourself to brighten someone's day; you [...]
  • May 5, 2020

    "Time to Celebrate A Brief Overview of RIT's History and Pride" with a photo of a RIT students in a field forming the letters R I T

    Time to Celebrate: A Brief Overview of RIT's History and Pride

    For many graduates, including myself, the 2020 school year is not ending according to plan. However, this Friday RIT will celebrate the Class of 2020 with a virtual conferral of degrees. RIT is a prestigious university; earning a degree from RIT is a huge achievement, let’s celebrate it! How did RIT get to be where it is today? In 1891 [...]
  • February 13, 2020

    "Valentine's Day the College Way: Broke, Stressed, & Carless" & an image of candy hearts on a pink plate

    Valentine's Day the College Way: Broke, Stressed, & Carless

    How did Valentine’s Day even start anyway? Valentine’s Day actually has quite a rich (and juicy) history. Although there were many named St. Valentine, there is one story that has stood out among the rest. In Rome, Emperor Claudius II was a strict ruler. He required his vast armies to abandon their families for long periods of time. Being gone [...]
  • February 4, 2020

    "You'll Never be Bored in Henrietta Again" & a picture of a mini golf putter club with a green golf ball

    You'll Never be Bored in Henrietta Again

    What can you do in Henrietta? More like what can’t you do in Henrietta? The town is full of shops, restaurants, and entertainment. If you keep an open mind, it is hard to run out of different things to do. BTB has assembled a list of things you can do off-campus right around the town of Henrietta! Don't have a car? You might be able to make [...]
  • January 30, 2020

    "Fuel Your Super Bowl with Tiger Bucks & Dining Dollars" with an image of a football stadium

    Fuel Your Super Bowl with Tiger Bucks & Dining Dollars

    Whether you're a football fan or not, you're most likely going to watch the Super Bowl. I'm personally more interested in the commercials, but I enjoy gathering with friends for a little Super Bowl party each year! If you're planning on attending or hosting a Super Bowl party, you might be looking for ideas of dishes you can make. Lucky for [...]
  • January 23, 2020

    "The Ultimate Guide to Switching Up Your Workouts at RIT" an image of a yoga class, with students in the SLC meditating

    The Ultimate Guide to Switching Up Your Workouts at RIT

    With New Year's resolutions underway, you might be getting sick of the same old treadmill routine. Don't lose motivation! There are plenty of ways to switch up your workout and have fun while exercising. The best part? You don't even have to leave campus. Luckily for you, Behind the Bricks has created The Ultimate Guide to Switching Up Your [...]
  • January 16, 2020

    "Top 10 Weekend Getaways Around Rochester" & photo of Niagara Falls waterfall

    Top 10 Weekend Getaways Around Rochester

    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! Letchworth State Park Drive Time: 45 minutes Letchworth State [...]
  • July 24, 2019

    Park Ave restaurant with blog title banner

    Guide to Rochester's Park Ave

    Park Ave is a historic neighborhood in the city of Rochester, NY. With places to eat, drink, shop, and more, there's so much to do on any weekend or weekday. BTB put together a guide to help sort through all the attractions and places to visit on Park Ave.