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Humans of RMU: The musician

Humans of RMU: The musician

Maura Linehan
April 21, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Inspiration to discover those things that you come to love in life can take many forms and come from many places. For a 7-year-old Heather Pinson, Ph.D., who is now the Department Head, Communications, an Associate Professor of Communication and an Associate Professor of Media Arts, that was the time wh...

One year down; three to go

One year down; three to go

Jocelyn Burns
April 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

The year is quickly coming to a close, and for me and many others, that means freshman year is coming to an end. Freshman year for anyone is a time to learn about yourself and the new situations that college puts you in.The obvious assumption of college being nothing like high school is a reality. You are r...

A place of her own

A place of her own

Maura Linehan
April 14, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

One of the newer, independent YouTube channels that I have been following belongs to Safiya Nygaard with content that dives into, as she puts it, beauty, style, and weirdness. Beginning each video with a cheery, “Hello, Friends,” she uses that friendliness and her natural wit to give the vi...

Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

Malik Frierson
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games, Top Stories

Mass Effect is back in the form of the new video game, "Mass Effect: Andromeda." Featuring a brand new cast, story and setting for Mass Effect fans and gamers to sink their teeth into, the game follows new protagonist Ryder as he follows his father and sibling to the brand new Galaxy of Andromeda as...

Not so happy songs

Not so happy songs

Abigail Miller
April 10, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

It's inevitable that popular music varies over the years, but there are some songs that stand the test of time. Listening to music, we usually enjoy the tune that is pleasing to our ears--even though the lyrics that go with it may not be so pleasant. Some songs with the happiest and catchiest beats ha...

Don’t lose it: bulk up

Don’t lose it: bulk up

Maya Ehikhamenor, Contributor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

For students with extra money left on their RMU Freedom Card's meal plan, bulk orders are definitely a great way to use it. Why let what's left over be lost, when you can take home some snacks for the summer? If you have never done it before, this is how it works. There are bulk order forms placed...

The power of character customization in video games

The power of character customization in video games

Malik Frierson
April 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games, Top Stories

We are well on our way to the return of one of the most celebrated game series of all time, the "Mass Effect" saga--a game series that promotes character customization from physical appearance to mental and emotional state. But, what is it that makes creating our own hero so appealing? Video games have been...

TWD: All out war

TWD: All out war

Sean Koepfinger
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

"The Walking Dead" has consistently been one of the highest rated shows since it premiered in 2010. But since season six, the show has shown a rather steady decline in viewership with the recent seventh season hitting record lows. A lot of this can be attributed to slow, meandering plot lines and lo...

Heroine Spotlight: Angelica Schuyler

Heroine Spotlight: Angelica Schuyler

Malik Frierson
March 31, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

The Broadway musical "Hamilton" has become a sensation with so many people. In Its original Broadway run, it featured an amazing cast of performers and characters from Leslie Odom Jr.'s Aaron Burr to Lin-Manuel Miranda's Alexander Hamilton. One performance shined in particular, and that was the amazingly ta...

Breakfast satisfaction at Eggs N’at

Breakfast satisfaction at Eggs N’at

Maura Linehan
March 29, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

One of the best kept secrets in Moon Township is Eggs N’at; a local breakfast and lunch restaurant that serves up classic feel-good food for the hungry locals who are in the know. This is a spot where you can start your day off with a satisfying meal in a homey environment from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mo...