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The art of the nail

The art of the nail

Maura Linehan
March 21
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Of all the forms of art in the world, people would not generally think of turning the end of someone’s finger into a miniature work of art. Before the explosion of social media, there would have been limited opportunities to see this art form, but the reach of on-line video has made it possible fo...

Heroine Spotlight: Eleven

Heroine Spotlight: Eleven

Malik Frierson
March 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories, TV

The first heroine to get the spotlight is everyone's favorite Eggo-eating, Demogorgan-demolishing, psychic little lady Eleven, also known as El, from the Netflix original series "Stranger Things." Eleven was no doubt an obvious choice to get the spotlight. Taken from her mother as a baby, Eleven was rais...

Time to breakout of winter

Time to breakout of winter

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

Getting a little tease of spring with a 75-degree day before Spring Break couldn't have been better. It gave students a little hope that the next season is right around the corner. Now that the break is over, students are in full spring-mode and are ready to finish out the semester. With the sun shining...

Peeps Oreo: Missing a flavor of spring

Peeps Oreo: Missing a flavor of spring

Maura Linehan
March 13
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Over 100 years ago, in 1912, the Oreo was first introduced to the world. In the decades that have followed, this chocolate wafer cookie with cream filling has become one of the most iconic food brands in the world. With slogans such as “Wonderfilled" and the well known "Milk's Favorite Cookie,” it...

Humans of RMU: The visiting bookseller

Humans of RMU: The visiting bookseller

Maura Linehan
March 1
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

For almost three decades, Robert Waskowicz has been selling books. It all began as he studied for a master's degree in English at IUP, and it has since made him a familiar face at Robert Morris over the past 20 years. Back in the beginning, it was the combination of being an avid reader and a chance...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...