Student a cappella group Brick City Singers took top prize in the fourth annual Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge, held last Friday. Eleven students or student groups participated virtually in the finals, ranging from classical music, dance, American Sign Language music interpretation, and singing accompanied with guitar or baritone ukulele.
RIT’s spring semester this year features three recharge days for students to take a break from classes and studying. The days—Feb. 23, March 24, and April 22—feature several optional activities students may participate in either in-person, drop-in, or virtually.
After careful consideration, it has been decided that this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival will be fully virtual for safety and planning purposes. The date remains set for May 1, 2021.
There’s a greater variety of food options on the RIT campus this semester, as RIT Dining opened more locations, expanded online ordering, went cashless at select locations, and changed Gracie’s—for the first time in its 51-year history—from all-you-care-to-eat to retail.
Outdoor ice skating, Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge, giveaways, hot chocolate, and a virtual escape room are some of the activities planned for this year’s FreezeFest beginning Feb. 4 on the RIT campus.
Reimagining the Frank Ritter Ice Arena as a student center during the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed a typically chilly building into a place where students can drop in between classes and after hours to study, eat, and relax.