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Universities respond to Trump’s executive orders

Universities respond to Trump’s executive orders

Brittany Mayer, Assistant News Manager
January 30
Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

  On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive ordering banning citizens of certain nations from entering the U.S. Robert Morris University has a large population of international students, which this order could affect. RMU President Christopher Howard sent an email to students tod...

RMU hosts top speakers in 2016 election panel discussion

RMU hosts top speakers in 2016 election panel discussion

Julian Gregorio
January 30
Filed under News

Two days before Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th President of the United States, Robert Morris University hosted several top speakers to discuss the 2016 presidential election. On Jan. 18, the panel met in the Sewall International Suite. The speakers were hosted by the university’s Honors Program,...

Is ResNet up to date?

Is ResNet up to date?

Gage Goulding, Conributor
January 30
Filed under News, Top Stories

Students at Robert Morris University rely daily on ResNet, the university's wireless internet provider, but students have been questioning the quality and dependability of the service. From the registration process, some students find ResNet as challenging and difficult. The in-depth process requires ...

RMU College Republicans attend presidential inauguration

RMU College Republicans attend presidential inauguration

Briana Lewis
January 29
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Jan. 20, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America in the District of Columbia. Amongst the 10,000 Americans who stood on the National Mall in attendance were some of Robert Morris University’s very own College Republicans.Early in the morning on Inaugu...

New feminist makerspace comes to Pittsburgh

New feminist makerspace comes to Pittsburgh

Brittany Mayer
January 28
Filed under News, Top Stories

A new feminist art and engineering studio, called Prototype, opened in Pittsburgh on Jan. 13, 2017, allowing feminists of all genders to pursue their creative interests in a safe space. Prototype, known as a "feminist makerspace," was opened by Erin Oldynski, 29, and Louise Larson, 28. The space was ...

Faculty, students discuss ‘lack of communication’ of new recreation, fitness center

Faculty, students discuss ‘lack of communication’ of new recreation, fitness center

Delaney Hassell, News Manager
January 25
Filed under News, Top Stories

With Moon Township approving the development of the new RMU Student Recreation and Fitness Center, construction has begun at the North Athletic Complex and will continue for the next eight months. “Competition Drive, the existing Athletic Pavilion, and Tennis Courts are closing until the Student...

RMU welcomes new director of Multicultural Student Services

RMU welcomes new director of Multicultural Student Services

Malyk Johnson
January 23
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Jan. 3, Robert Morris University hired Pittsburgh native, Fred Hodges, Jr., as the Director of Multicultural Student Services. Hodges previously worked at Penn State Behrend as the assistant director for education equity and diversity programs. He received that job after interning with Penn State...

Donald Trump becomes 45th President of the United States of America

Donald Trump becomes 45th President of the United States of America

Natalie O'Neil, Washington D.C. Correspondent
January 20
Filed under News, Top Stories

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It was a day many thought they would never see.  However, to the music of a roaring sea of red baseball caps, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. This morning, as thousands gazed up at the majesty of the Capitol and millions more fixed...

RMU announces name, plans for new events center

RMU announces name, plans for new events center

Delaney Hassell, News Manager
January 18
Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Stories

Robert Morris University announced today that the new anticipated event center will be named “UPMC Events Center.” Beginning in July, the university will break ground on the 140,000-square foot building for the NCAA Division I basketball and volleyball teams, which will play in Peoples Court. ...

RMU welcomes 2017’s first Rooney Scholars

RMU welcomes 2017’s first Rooney Scholars

Briana Lewis
January 17
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Jan. 12, Robert Morris University welcomed its newest Rooney Scholars. The reception was held by the Center of Global Engagement in the Rooney House to introduce husband and wife, Dr. Monwabisi Gantsho and Dr. Moloko Ramashala-Gantsho to RMU this spring semester.Monwabisi Gantsho is a medical doctor an...