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SuperBowl Sunday has finally arrived

SuperBowl Sunday has finally arrived

Sierra Baker
February 7, 2016
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There is no doubt that Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most anticipated days out of the whole year for many football fans. This is a time to kickback and relax with friends and watch the events unfold. Everybody seems to be buzzing about whether the Denver Broncos or the Carolina Panthers have what it... Read more »

RMU claims 92 percent placement within one year

RMU claims 92 percent placement within one year

Kaleb Springer, Contributor
February 5, 2016
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Robert Morris University proudly proclaims its job/graduate school placement rate as a top marketing tool. The number seen on numerous pieces of admissions literature, emails, and even a billboard is 92. If you think that number is high, less than a decade ago, the placement rate was as high as 95... Read more »

RMU community talks benefits of FYSP

RMU community talks benefits of FYSP

Brittany Capozoli, Contributor
February 5, 2016
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The First-Year Seminar Program is an orientation class that is designed to help the freshmen students at Robert Morris University. The programs helps them reach their educational goals and prepares them for their upcoming years in college while helping become more connected with the campus. FYSP... Read more »

President Howard begins writing “next chapter” at RMU

President Howard begins writing “next chapter” at RMU

Delaney Hassell, News Editor
February 1, 2016
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Christopher B. Howard, Ph.D. has begun his first day as the eighth president of Robert Morris University. “Today is my first day as the president of Robert Morris University, and it is a privilege to be able to write the next chapter of the RMU story with each of you -- the students, faculty, staff, and... Read more »

RMU knows how to deal with inclement weather

RMU knows how to deal with inclement weather

Brittany Mayer
January 31, 2016
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With temperatures declining and snow fall increasing, Facilities Management here at RMU has a lot of ground to cover when it comes to keeping the roads and walkways clear. Robert Morris University is a very large campus with 3 miles of walkways, 1,200 steps, 5 miles of roadways, 28 parking lots, and... Read more »

Wheatley Center is designed for expansion

Wheatley Center is designed for expansion

Anthony DeSimone, Contributor
January 30, 2016
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The Wheatley Center at Robert Morris University has been designed with expansion in mind. The Wheatley Center is currently the home of the School of Communication and Information Systems at RMU. According the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the building’s current size is around 50,000 square feet. Inside the walls of the Wheatley Center, there are general classrooms, lo... Read more »

Students, Graduates, and now Administrators

Students, Graduates, and now Administrators

Amari Jacks, Contributor
January 29, 2016
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Two current administrators at Robert Morris University have been working at the institution since it was called Robert Morris College to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Stephanie Hendershot, director of the financial aid department, and Kellie Laurenzi, associate vice president o... Read more »

Police Blotter 1/13/16-1/25/16

Police Blotter 1/13/16-1/25/16

January 28, 2016
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1/13/16 – Medical Emergency - This department was advised of a student in need of medical attention in Salem Hall.  Valley Ambulance transported the student to Sewickley Valley Hospital for treatment. (Closed) 1/14/16 – Medical Emergency - This department was advised of a student in need of medical... Read more »

The reality of sexual assault on college campuses

The reality of sexual assault on college campuses

Delaney Hassell, News Editor
January 27, 2016
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Every minute there are 20 people who fall victim to physical violence by an intimate partner in the U.S., according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. College campuses are no exception to this statistic. The CDC defined sexual violence as “a sexual act committed against someone without that person’s... Read more »

RMU welcomes newest Rooney Scholar

RMU welcomes newest Rooney Scholar

Brittany Mayer
January 24, 2016
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Another international scholar has arrived at RMU. A reception was held at the Rooney House on Jan. 21 to introduce Misha Segal to students and faculty.Segal is an Israeli composer, arranger, conductor, producer, songwriter, and pianist who will be the international scholar at RMU for the next two weeks... Read more »

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