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OPINION: A new fall sport to watch is finally here

OPINION: A new fall sport to watch is finally here

Nick Milliron, Staff Reporter
October 28, 2015
Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Top Stories

As winter approaches, the Northeast Conference fall sports are well into competitive conference play and coming to the end of their regular seasons. The Robert Morris Colonials have six fall teams in the NEC, but only one has a big fan base (if you can even call it that): football. Alas, the initial hype... Read more »

OPINION: If you build it, they still won’t come

OPINION: If you build it, they still won’t come

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor
April 22, 2015
Filed under Columns, Featured Multimedia, Opinion/Editorial, RMU Proclamation, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Video

Dear Robert Morris, For some strange reason, no matter where I go on this 230 acre campus, I keep hearing that this school needs a new on-campus arena to be considered a premier institution. I constantly hear how great this will be for the university, how much revenue it can generate and how it's... Read more »

Analyzing the NEC after Week 1

Analyzing the NEC after Week 1

Chris Mueller, Sports Editor
October 14, 2014
Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase

The start of Northeast Conference play last weekend further proved that who will be crowned champion come the end of November is still really a toss-up at this point. We’re talking about the NEC, a conference where the last two champions were selected dead last in the preseason coaches poll. But... Read more »

It’s now or never for Roger Goodell and the NFL

It’s now or never for Roger Goodell and the NFL

Matt Merlino, Assistant Lifestyles Editor
September 22, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion/Editorial, Top Stories

I have never been fond of National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell. Yes, the NFL is a business, but Goodell is so focused on the revenue that he has practically taken the football away from football: hard hits are now penalties, kick returns are almost non-existent, and offensive players are... Read more »

The world’s game still looking to find its place in North America

The world’s game still looking to find its place in North America

Kenny Celelli, Contributing Writer
July 1, 2014
Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Top Stories

Every four years, we get arguably the greatest sporting event of the year: a month long tournament encompassing 32 teams that spend two years playing in qualification games around the world in order to reach the biggest stage, the FIFA World Cup. Now, the World Cup may not seem like a big deal to... Read more »

OPINION: Tuition increase necessary evil

OPINION: Tuition increase necessary evil

Ryan Bunker, Staff Writer
February 26, 2014
Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Top Stories

As a proud student of Robert Morris University, I am aware that tuition has and will continue to increase during the time I have, and will continue to attend this college. With that being said, I would like to just share two primary reasons why I have no issues paying the tuition at RMU at the current... Read more »

RMU Proclamation: Andy Toole destined for success outside of RMU

RMU Proclamation: Andy Toole destined for success outside of RMU

Jon Fisher, Assignment Editor
February 20, 2014
Filed under Columns, Opinion/Editorial, RMU Proclamation

Geoffrey Chaucer once said, "All good things must come to an end." That phrase has stood the test of time and emulates life as a whole. It is very true; everything must come to and end at some point. Vince Lombardi retired from the game he helped make famous. John Wooden left UCLA after his time there... Read more »

Looking forward to 2014

Sydney Roberts, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
January 31, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyles, Opinion/Editorial

New Year’s resolutions have been broken, it’s been about a month since you visited the gym on January first, and we are already banking on 2015 being “that year”, but you obviously don’t know what you are missing. With some extensive research, I have found the nine most important events that... Read more »

The fight for same-sex marriage in PA

Ryan Bunker, Asst. Lifestyles Editor
December 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion/Editorial

Assistant Lifestyles Editor, Ryan Bunker, shares his opinion on the movement “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” In thi... Read more »

Times are changing for Miley Cyrus

Sydney Roberts, Lifestyles Staff Writer
November 5, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion/Editorial

Since the beginning of Fall, there has been many events that happened in the nation that most people can’t seem to stop talking about. The Pirates having a great season, for example! And of course, Miley Cyrus’ VMA’s performance. We all know that by November though, the infamous foam finger... Read more »

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