You know what really grinds my gears? Volume II

You know what really grinds my gears? Volume II

Matt Merlino, Lifestyles Layout Editor
April 21, 2014
Filed under Columns, Features, Laugh Out Loud, Lifestyles, Lifestyles

Mr. Original is back at it again. After a relatively successful first shot, I figured I’d spill out a few more things that really tick me off.  Actually, I think I just really like to complain about things in general. But that’s totally okay because all of what I am about to say can probably relate... Read more »

The good, the bad, and the creepy

The good, the bad, and the creepy

Eddie Sheehy, Lifestyles Editor
April 20, 2014
Filed under Features, Lifestyles, Lifestyles, Top Stories

Last week we saw what can only be considered one of the happiest moments in Game of Thrones history. The death of King Joffrey was for most fans, the moment we had all been waiting for. But in traditional GoT fashion, the good always, always brings the bad. With Joffrey dead and his marriage to Margaery... Read more »

The Muppets are wanted again: “Muppets Most Wanted” review

The Muppets are wanted again: “Muppets Most Wanted” review

Mike Funyak, Staff Writer
March 17, 2014
Filed under Features, Lifestyles, Lifestyles, Top Stories

It has been ten years since the Walt Disney Company purchased the Muppets from the Jim Henson Company.  And with Disney celebrating a ten-year anniversary of owning the Muppets, it is only fitting that the Muppets are wanted by a new generation. Muppets Most Wanted, the sequel to Disney’s... Read more »

Eddie’s Oscar Picks 2014

Eddie’s Oscar Picks 2014

Eddie Sheehy , Lifestyles Editor
February 25, 2014
Filed under Features, Lifestyles, Lifestyles

One of my favorite nights of the year is fast approaching and I can't wait. This sunday, March 2nd, the 86th Academy Awards will be presented, and with a whole host of great movies from 2013, this year is sure to make for an exciting award show.  Below are my picks for the winners of each category... Read more »

Gus Krop’s time at RMU

Gus Krop’s time at RMU

Mike Funyak, Staff Writer
December 3, 2013
Filed under Features, Lifestyles

You may call it the John Jay Gym, but the correct name is actually the Gus Krop Gym. Today, the gym is utilized for RMU intramural sports and other events but years ago; the gym was the site of numerous basketball games and RMU victories under the guidance of then head coach, Gus Krop. Former RMU... Read more »

Holiday plans in Pittsburgh

Leah Moose, Lifestyles Editor
November 15, 2013
Filed under Features, Lifestyles

This November marks the 53rd Annual Light Up Night® brought to Pittsburgh by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP). This year's Light Up Night will be on Friday, November 22 and will add even more attractions to the event than last year. In a recent press release, the President and CEO of... Read more »

Fall Etiquette

Sydney Roberts , Staff Writer
October 28, 2013
Filed under Features, Lifestyles

Here at Robert Morris University, there are many opportunities for success and ways to better every student’s professional outlook for the future. One special opportunity that the Office of Student Life would like all students to consider is the Fall Etiquette Dinner program. This Fall Etiquette... Read more »

A Blessing and love for technology

Alyssa Bishop, Print Ad Manager
April 2, 2013
Filed under Features, Lifestyles

When we hear the word technology, most think about the latest phones, apps, and social networks that become popular in the recent years. For visiting Rooney Scholar Dr. Blessing Adeoye, technology is much more than the latest trends-it represents the future in education. Before he could realize the vast... Read more »

The roots of ADP at RMU

Natalie DeBarto, Contributor
April 1, 2013
Filed under Features, Lifestyles

With Greek Life at RMU growing rapidly, one new fraternity is making their time heard on campus. There are 25 men on campus sporting the Alpha Phi Delta Greek Letters that this campus hasn’t seen in a while. APD is a national fraternity that has just colonized on the Robert Morris University campus.... Read more »

A hitchhiker’s guide to a public funeral

Leah Moose, Lifestyles Editor
March 5, 2013
Filed under Features, Lifestyles

One November morning in 1963, college student, Jim Vincent hitchhiked from Hiram, Ohio to Washington, D.C. The decision to make the trek was as easy for him as it was to stick out his thumb to signal the passing vehicles. Even his new acquaintances were on their way to the same town, for the same reasons.... Read more »