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Humans of RMU: The Nonprofit Founder

Humans of RMU: The Nonprofit Founder

Maura Linehan
September 23, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Allison Dushack, a junior at Robert Morris University, embodies the spirit of this quote. Not only does she volunteer her time to help others, she created a non-profit organization to ad... Read more »

Rocky Horror Remake: It’s Astounding!

Rocky Horror Remake: It’s Astounding!

Sean Koepfinger
September 8, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories, TV

A cloud of controversy has surrounded the "Rocky Horror" remake since Fox first announced it last year. Anytime a beloved cult classic is remade, there is substantial backlash from the community that loves it, and arguably, no cult film is loved more than "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." At a re... Read more »

Humans of RMU: The Icon Behind the Counter

Humans of RMU: The Icon Behind the Counter

Maura Linehan
September 7, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

For over a decade, Robert Morris University receives a warm greeting along with needed nourishment anytime it stops for a quick meal or a snack. The staff member responsible—known simply as “Steve from RoMo’s” —is in reality, Steve Walsh, who provides students and staff on... Read more »

Where Heels Kill

Maura Linehan
August 29, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

It’s hard to believe, but Marilyn Monroe died over 50 years ago. Despite the passage of time, she remains an American icon. While the famous quote, “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world,” has often been attributed to her, it does fit her image while providing in... Read more »

Humans of RMU: The Community Advisor

Humans of RMU: The Community Advisor

Maura Linehan
April 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

There is no correct way to be a CA according to Ben Decker, a sophomore at RMU and a Community Advisor himself.“This is a tricky question because there is no right answer to this,” Decker said. “You can slide by, or you can go above and beyond. There is more to it than people may think... Read more »

Humans of RMU: The Editor-in-Chief

Humans of RMU: The Editor-in-Chief

Maura Linehan
April 15, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Traditions are made to be passed down to the next generation. Megan Waleff, a senior at Robert Morris, has made it her mission to ensure that the moments in time experienced by her classmates have been captured, so they can share and enjoy them for years to come. Waleff works to achieve this mission by... Read more »

Poe-try on Screen

Poe-try on Screen

Tyler Jorgensen
April 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Last Saturday, team M.C. Hammer (Merritt Donoghue, and Caleb Pasquale) executed a fundraiser for a non-profit: the Village Theater Company. Both Donoghue and Pasquale are students of RMU and are currently taking Communications Seminar. They were tasked with planning, developing, and executing a fundraiser fo... Read more »

Humans of RMU: The Hockey Player

Humans of RMU: The Hockey Player

Maura Linehan
April 8, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

David Friedmann began playing hockey when he was just four years old. With practice came opportunities to play the game on numerous teams, all of which led to four years on the Robert Morris University Men’s Hockey Team. With his college hockey career completed, Friedmann has moved on to become a ... Read more »

Humans of RMU: The Dancer

Humans of RMU: The Dancer

Maura Linehan, Assistant A&E Editor
April 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Dancing requires a unique set of physical and expressive talents, and while Kami Warnock -- a freshman at Robert Morris -- did not come to college to study dance, she still wanted to pursue her art as a student. She has been able to have that opportunity by joining the Colonial Elite Competition Dance... Read more »

For the Love of Food: Dining out on Valentine’s Day

For the Love of Food: Dining out on Valentine’s Day

Maura Linehan, Assistant A&E Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

The old adage is that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. If you believe in this philosophy and don’t feel like cooking for your date on Valentine’s Day, here are some restaurants you could consider taking them to this weekend. All three of these restaurants are small and personal,... Read more »