On August 21st, a solar eclipse will cross the North American continent from ocean to ocean for the first time since 1918. From Rochester, a partial eclipse will be seen where 70 percent of the sun will be covered starting at a around 1:14pm and ending at 3:52pm according to the Rochester Museum Science Center … Continue reading Viewing the Solar Eclipse in Rochester
SITO, the Student IT Office, is based out of a small office tucked away in a back corner of the Carey Building. There, a group of RIT students are working on a project far more important than their cramped office would let on. These are the people who are building and improving Tiger Center, RIT’s … Continue reading Meet the Tigers behind Tiger Center
After much anticipation, Uber and Lyft will be available in Rochester starting 12:01 am on Thursday, June 29th, 2017. With limited transportation options available to RIT students, this service is one that should be highly taken advantage of. To become familiar with the two ride hailing companies, here’s what you need to know: How does … Continue reading Get ready Tigers, Uber/Lyft is here!
RIT’s academics are hardly the only thing that the university receives accolades for. RIT has many student clubs and organizations that have been recognized for excellence both internally and externally. One such organization is Eight Beat Measure, RIT’s very own male A Cappella group. In April, Eight Beat Measure received the prestigious Contemporary A Cappella … Continue reading Singing to an Eight Beat Measure
An inevitable part of student life, stress can easily get in the way of a successful semester. However, RIT has a number of resources in place to help combat that stress. Whether you need to voice your opinion or are struggling with your co-op search, there’s someone ready to help you. FoodShare Center According to … Continue reading Stay stress-free at RIT
Are you going to be on or around campus this summer? Don’t worry. Just because the academic year won’t be in full swing doesn’t mean Rochester Institute of Technology won’t have plenty going on. We’ve compiled a list of things happening on and off campus this summer to keep you busy. Check it out! JDRF … Continue reading What’s Happening Around RIT This Summer?
With the end of the academic year upon us, it’s important to take into account proper closing procedures if you live in Rochester Institute of Technology housing. While closing procedures do vary by living complex, our team here at Behind the Bricks has compiled a list of everything you should do before you leave for … Continue reading Housing Operations Closing Procedures