17,000 expected at RIT’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend

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Speakers, sports, Presidents’ Alumni Ball and more slated for three-day event

Oct. 11, 2017 by Greg Livadas Follow Greg Livadas on TwitterFollow RITNEWS on TwitterTrevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, will visit RIT’s Brick City Weekend on Saturday at the Gordon Field House.

Several thousand Rochester Institute of Technology students, alumni and others are expected to watch RIT vs. Northeastern University in men’s hockey at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Blue Cross Arena in downtown Rochester, just one of more than 100 activities planned for this year’s RIT Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

Free shuttle buses to and from the game will be available for students starting at 5 p.m. Saturday in the S Lot. Tickets to the game are $6 for RIT students, $9 for non-RIT students, $5 for children under 5 and $13 for everyone else, and available at the door or RIThockey.com.

Another highlight of the weekend will be a visit from Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. Noah, who began his career as an actor, presenter and comedian in his native South Africa, will be appearing from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Gordon Field House. Tickets, while they last, are $20, or $10 for RIT students at the Brick City Weekend website, https://www.rit.edu/brickcity, or at University Arenas Box Office.

“We have been planning this weekend since October of last year,” said RIT Student Government President Farid Barquet. “We have many of the fan-favorite events returning, such as Dueling Pianos, Build a Tiger, men’s and women’s hockey, and there are many new and exciting events. You also can’t miss our Student Government performer this year, Trevor Noah, who we are thrilled to meet. It’s definitely a fun-packed weekend!”

Other highlights include:

Sir Dermot Turing, the nephew of Alan Turing, is also scheduled to attend Brick City …

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