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Brown water flows from sinks, showers in Washington Hall suites

Brown water flows from sinks, showers in Washington Hall suites

Delaney Hassell, News Manager
November 3, 2016
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Students at Robert Morris University have reported brown water coming from showers and sinks in certain towers of Washington Hall on Wednesday and Thursday. The affected suites include C-1, C-3, B-2 and B-4. "The brown water is a result of the work done and will clear out. No calls to Colonial... Read more »

RMU celebrates Diwali with third annual festival of lights

RMU celebrates Diwali with third annual festival of lights

Briana Lewis
November 3, 2016
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On Oct. 27, Robert Morris University’s Multicultural Student Services celebrated the third annual Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, on campus in the PNC Colonial Cafe with food, fun and traditional Hindu activities.Diwali is the five-day Hindu festival of lights that celebrates the overcoming of darkne... Read more »

RMU bookstore adds graphic novels to its inventory

RMU bookstore adds graphic novels to its inventory

Malyk Johnson
October 31, 2016
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Robert Morris University is bringing comic books to the on-campus bookstore for the first time and has had them on sale all throughout the month of October.From Oct. 1 to Oct. 31, all of the graphic novels were buy two get one free. Small events were held throughout the month in order to gather interest ... Read more »

Creepy Conference prepares RMU for Halloween with haunting presentations

Creepy Conference prepares RMU for Halloween with haunting presentations

Raistlyn Lehman
October 29, 2016
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For the ninth year in a row, the English Department along with Sigma Tau Delta have presented a night of epic horror to RMU with the Creepy Conference. Taking place on Oct. 26 from 7-9 p.m., the conference lured in students, faculty, staff and members of the community to the Wheatley Center for a ni... Read more »

Moon Township Wal-Mart grand opening date announced

Moon Township Wal-Mart grand opening date announced

Brittany Mayer
October 27, 2016
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The Moon Township Wal-Mart grand opening is set for Wednesday, Nov. 16. Final preparations to the store are being made in the upcoming weeks for the 150,000 square foot building located at 7500 University Blvd.On Oct. 20, a Media Advisory was sent to RMU Sentry Media with an invitation to see the co... Read more »

RMU Honors Program holds ‘escape room’ to raise money for breast cancer awareness

RMU Honors Program holds ‘escape room’ to raise money for breast cancer awareness

Briana Lewis
October 27, 2016
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Over the weekend, Robert Morris University’s Honors Program transformed the Franklin Center into a series of escape rooms for RMU students to work their way through as teams to raise money for breast cancer awareness.This year, the Honors Program, led by members Allison Dushack, Hannah Bartus, H... Read more »

What it takes to become a community advisor at RMU

What it takes to become a community advisor at RMU

Raistlyn Lehman
October 26, 2016
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It's that time of year again when students have the chance to sign up and potentially become a community advisor for the 2017-18 school year.At Robert Morris University, community advisors are students who want to help other students get involved with campus activities. Anybody can be a future commun... Read more »

Yona Harvey gives a talk at Chatham University about writing for Marvel Comics

Yona Harvey gives a talk at Chatham University about writing for Marvel Comics

Malyk Johnson
October 25, 2016
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Yona Harvey is one of the first African-American women to write for Marvel Comics. She gave a lecture at Chatham University on Oct. 18 detailing the process of her writing the book "World of Wakanda." Harvey is a professor at the University of Pittsburgh and a poet. She is credited as the author of the po... Read more »

Diverse Professional Healthcare Panel

Ryan Giacobbi
October 21, 2016
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On Oct. 14, Pre-Med Club held a panel with medics from all over Pittsburgh and beyond titled 'The Health Professionals Panel of Pittsburgh: Finding Your Niche in Medicine.' These professionals gave their backgrounds on what they do and what knowledge the medical students could take with them when th... Read more »

RMU goes pink for breast cancer awareness

RMU goes pink for breast cancer awareness

Briana Lewis
October 21, 2016
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This October, Robert Morris University’s Zeta Tau Alpha sorority teamed up with a multitude of organizations to raise awareness and money for breast cancer on and off campus. With Zeta Tau Alpha’s national philanthropy being breast cancer education and awareness, the sorority decided to kick o... Read more »