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Bringing Hop Culture home

Bringing Hop Culture home

Maura Linehan
February 24
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

An entrepreneur's greatest challenge is seeing a business opportunity and seizing that moment to act. Kenny Gould, a native of Pittsburgh, used this insight while leaning on his publishing experience and writing skills to launch a new business this year—right here in his hometown.Gould is now ed... Read more »

Finally, no data limits

Finally, no data limits

Abigail Miller
February 20
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

It has finally happened. Verizon Wireless, the cell carrier for more than 2.3 million people, has adopted unlimited data into their array of plans beginning February 13, 2017. Now, you don't have to worry about those annoying text messages saying you have reached your data limit or be worried about ov... Read more »

The love of art

The love of art

Katey Ladika
February 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

An artist’s love of their own artwork is often assumed but not necessarily explored. Onlookers glance at a piece of art and think that its originator—having released the piece to the public instead of keeping it unseen in their personal archives—sees the final image as one of beauty an... Read more »

Love has no bounds

Love has no bounds

Maura Linehan
February 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

“Everyone thinks I know everyone who is gay,” Jojo Dugan said. “As if, we have some kind of ‘gay telepathy.’” Sexuality has always been a highly debated topic. Dugan, a freshman at Robert Morris, knows how it feels to be questioned simply because of her sexual orie... Read more »

Cheap treats for Valentine’s

Cheap treats for Valentine’s

Jocelyn Burns
February 15
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

February 14, Valentine's Day, is the day where we show our love and appreciation to our significant others, but why can't it be a day to also shower yourself in love? Being college students, most of us don't have much money to spend. While this holiday is usually a day to splurge, there are ways to tr... Read more »

Why you shouldn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day

Why you shouldn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day

Sean Koepfinger
February 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Don't celebrate Valentine's Day. If you're in a relationship, you might be asking why. Isn't it nice to show your significant other that you care? Absolutely, but doing so out of obligation is wrong, and there-in lies the problem.Due to the commercialization of the holiday, there is a massive amount of... Read more »

Valentine’s Day for singles

Valentine’s Day for singles

Maya Ehikhamenor
February 13
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

It’s Valentine’s Day and you’re single. Big whoop. You’re probably just waiting for this day to come and go, but there is no need to think that way anymore. You have options and hopefully you can take advantage of them this year. Here are 12 ideas for how you can spend the da... Read more »

Humans of RMU: The aspiring author

Humans of RMU: The aspiring author

Maura Linehan
February 10
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

As an adult, Dr. Chester Thompson, D.Sc., RMU’s Director for Student Support and Community Outreach Programs, learned a family secret that would change his life forever. What came about through that experience has led Thompson to undertake the writing of a book about his life, but what he learned fr... Read more »

Is the Internet taking over fashion?

Is the Internet taking over fashion?

Maya Ehikhamenor
February 8
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Wet Seal has been a popular store that aimed for young adults and sold contemporary clothing at affordable prices. Recently, news came out that the company will close down all of its stores. This is not the first time the company is in the bankruptcy courts. The first time was two years ago when it was... Read more »

Author of the month: Langston Hughes

Author of the month: Langston Hughes

Kelly Guerra
February 1
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Langston Hughes, a well-known poet, novelist and story-teller was born on February 1, 1902 in Joplin, Missouri--115 years ago. His father owned a store, and his mother worked as a teacher. Hughes started writing poetry for school assignments and did not want to disappoint his classmates or his teacher.... Read more »