Is parking really a problem?

Is parking really a problem?

Delaney Hassell, News Editor
January 8, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Contrary to the popular belief, a lack of parking has never been a real problem on the campus of Robert Morris University. Parking on campus seems to be a problem every year. Students believe that there is not enough parking for all the cars on campus. According to Lieutenant Charles Spencer, the d... Read more »

Cell phone use in class becoming an academic epidemic

Cell phone use in class becoming an academic epidemic

Kaled Springer, Contributor
January 5, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

As undergraduate professors at Robert Morris University lecture their classes on course material that is potentially crucial to their futures, what they see looking back at them may be equally as detrimental. "I've certainly seen an increase in cell phone use during class over the years here," said... Read more »

RMU online team uses Blackboard to promote engaged learning

RMU online team uses Blackboard to promote engaged learning

Anthony DeSimone, Contributor
January 4, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Robert Morris University online team works with online students to create an engaged learning experience for the digital classroom setting. The RMU online team mission statement says that they are, “committed to providing an innovative, student-centered online learning environment that fosters and s... Read more »

RMU summer housing program benefits all students

RMU summer housing program benefits all students

Vince Russo, Staff Writer
January 1, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

For many, campus life and living in a dormitory ends as the last final is taken and submitted for grading. But for some, it's a new beginning. Robert Morris University is one of many universities that offers summer housing to their students and students from across the nation. "So right now... Read more »

Blue light emergency phones light the way

Blue light emergency phones light the way

Delaney Hassell, News Editor
December 31, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

When a student feels unsafe or threatened on a college campus there is be a blue light at the end of the tunnel. The Robert Morris University campus is covered in 11 Blue Light Emergency Phones. The locations of the lights can be seen here. “Campus blue light emergency phones are a crime det... Read more »

Hover boards and other devices banned on RMU campus

Hover boards and other devices banned on RMU campus

Delaney Hassell, News Editor
December 23, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

After recent reports of the danger of hover boards, Interim President Jamison sent out an email yesterday announcing that personal mobility devices will be banned from campus. Serious injuries have been reported due to collisions with pedestrians and risks of fire while certain devices have been cha... Read more »

RMU police department has outgrown Barry Center

RMU police department has outgrown Barry Center

Delaney Hassell, News Editor
December 11, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Due to the continuing expansion of the Robert Morris Police Department, they have simply outgrown their current building. Barry Center, where the department is located, was built in the 1960s. As one of the first buildings on the Moon campus, the building has had many different uses. Barry Center... Read more »

Blizzard Bazaar rings in the holiday season

Blizzard Bazaar rings in the holiday season

Brittany Mayer
December 9, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

The holiday season is upon us, and the perfect place to go gift shopping was the Blizzard Bazaar Holiday Vendor Show held in Sewall Center on Dec. 6. The event was a project by the Communication Seminar class group, Ace Productions, who hosted a holiday vendor show to benefit Toys for Tots. The group... Read more »

Ambassador Dennis Ross speaks at RMU

Ambassador Dennis Ross speaks at RMU

Samantha Sektnan
December 4, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Robert Morris University was happy to welcome Pittsburgh Speakers Series guest speaker Dennis Ross, renowned American Diplomat, to campus this Wednesday, Dec. 2 in the Sewall Center. All members of the RMU community were invited to attend. The program began with Interim President David Jamison introduci... Read more »

Portrait unveiling of Rex Crawley

Portrait unveiling of Rex Crawley

Samantha Sektnan
December 2, 2015
Filed under News

With the passing of beloved professor Rex Crawley only two short years ago after complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Robert Morris University honored his memory with the unveiling of a portrait on Friday, Nov. 20 in the first level of the Wheatley Center. The unveiling included a portrait of Crawley,... Read more »