School of Nursing and Health Sciences gets real about Ebola

School of Nursing and Health Sciences gets real about Ebola

Hannah Smith, News Editor
November 9, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Robert Morris University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences took initiative this past Friday to put the myths about the Ebola Virus to rest by presenting an information session on the topic by Dr. Kristen Mertz, Medical Epidemiologist from the Allegheny County Health Department. The presentation... Read more »

Four reasons why being an adjunct sucks

Four reasons why being an adjunct sucks

Mylana Churilla and Natalie O'Neil
November 8, 2014
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Students and faculty are attempting to establish a union for adjunct faculty at Robert Morris University. “You feel like you’re in a red tape bureaucracy, like there’s nothing you can do.  You feel powerless and that’s part of why we’re doing this,” said Robert Trosky, a part-time faculty... Read more »

Police Blotter 10/18/14-11/03/14

Police Blotter 10/18/14-11/03/14

November 5, 2014
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

10/28/14 – Welfare Check - Allegheny County 911 Call Center reported a 911 hang up call near or on campus.  Investigation revealed call originated off campus and the call was handled by Moon Police Department. (Closed) 10/28/14 – Fire Alarm - Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation... Read more »

Why is no one voting?

Why is no one voting?

Natalie O'Neil , Contributor
November 2, 2014
Filed under Election Night 2014, News, Top Stories

As Election Day approaches, student voters at Robert Morris University are found far and few in between. Within the past couple of years, student voters have dwindled across the United States due to a rising disinterest and difficulty accessing polls. “The youth tend to be dissuaded, not necessarily... Read more »

Students give a scare at annual Creepy Conference

Students give a scare at annual Creepy Conference

Delaney Hassell, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2014
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Just two days before Halloween, the RMU Department of English and the English Honors Society, Sigma Tau Delta, held the 7th annual Creepy Conference from 7-9 p.m. in the Wheatley Center. Students, faculty, staff, and members of the community were welcome to gather for a night of Gothic Horror. For... Read more »

The major problem

The major problem

Natalie O'Neil , Bailey Neale, and Mylana Churilla
October 26, 2014
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The academic offerings at Robert Morris University may be leading to lower female enrollment. Despite recent efforts by the university to even out the percentage between male and female undergraduate students, the student body remains 56 percent male dominated. The ratio at RMU is backwards from the... Read more »

RMU celebrates festival of the lights

Hannah Smith, News Editor
October 26, 2014
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This past Thursday, Robert Morris University students were able to experience a different kind of holiday celebration on campus. Diwali is a religious Hindi celebration of light overcoming darkness, where candles are lit, firecrackers are set off, and gifts are exchanged. As a tradition, mothers hand... Read more »

ResLife working to solve wireless Wi-Fi issues

ResLife working to solve wireless Wi-Fi issues

Natalie O'Neil, Contributor
October 25, 2014
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These days an error screen is not hard to come by on the Robert Morris University campus. For several months now, the Office of Residence Life has been receiving complaints regarding the poor wireless Internet service, ResNet, which is provided to all students. Students have been experiencing a... Read more »

RMU brings back mix-off

RMU brings back mix-off

Delaney Hassell , Staff Reporter
October 24, 2014
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This past Wednesday evening in the PNC Colonial Cafe, RMU Residence Life sponsored a non-alcoholic mix off. This event was held in conjunction with National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness week. From 7-9:30 p.m., groups of students used ingredients provided by Residence Life to create a non-alcoholic... Read more »

Media, religion focal point of Khroul’s lecture

Media, religion focal point of Khroul’s lecture

Nick Buzzelli , Editor-in-Chief
October 23, 2014
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Throughout its history, Russia has been a deeply religious society composed primarily of individuals of the Eastern Orthodox faith. However when the Communist Party of the Soviet Union seized power in 1917, the distinct freedoms of religion granted to citizens were ultimately obstructed. Despite the... Read more »