If you’ve been anywhere near the center of campus, you’ve probably noticed the construction of the Gene Polisseni Center that will serve as the new ice hockey arena at RIT. Previously, we discussed many details about the construction of the arena and the development of the project, but this time we wanted to update you … Continue reading 12 Things to get excited about in the new Gene Polisseni Center
Thanksgiving Day has always been a highlight during the annual fall harvest, and is widely celebrated with a turkey feast, in North America on the fourth Thursday in November. Having lived in the United States for two years, I learned to embrace this special tradition as I continue to give thanks for all the wonderful … Continue reading Making Yourself at Home for Thanksgiving
Last year I moved from a warm place in the Caribbean called Santo Domingo to the cold world of Rochester. Although I had experienced cold weather before moving to Rochester, little did I know that winter here meant waking up to a 14 degree, white morning. For me, everything started last fall, when the temperature … Continue reading Brace yourselves: Winter is coming!
I met with Scott Vadney, ’91, the general manager of Gracie’s, a few weeks ago to talk about the new reusable to-go containers that have been implemented by Gracie’s. As the largest eatery on campus, Gracie’s can produce a lot of waste. Scott Vadney is leading a project to reduce this waste and make Gracie’s … Continue reading New To-Go Container at Gracie’s
We all know the Brick City Homecoming is this weekend and have heard about the headlining events like the Hockey Game at Blue Cross Arena (GO TIGERS!), but have you checked out the full schedule? There are a variety of activities that will be going on at RIT this weekend. I created a checklist of … Continue reading RIT Brick City Homecoming Weekend
RIT has long been known for establishing National Technical Institute of Deaf, the first and largest technological college for the deaf and hard of hearing community. Have you ever wondered how the deaf community lead their daily lives in communicating with other people? Over the weekend, I went to visit the Rochester DeafNation Expo at … Continue reading Rochester DeafNation Expo at RIT
When you arrive at the bus stop do you feel like you don’t know what you’re gonna get? Like many students, I can’t afford a car and have to commute to RIT from my off-campus apartment using the public bus. Although Forrest Gump was happy to spend the day chatting with people at the bus … Continue reading Is your Bus Ride like a Box of Chocolates?