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RMU pushes students to the booths

RMU pushes students to the booths

Briana Lewis
September 30, 2016
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As Nov. 8th quickly nears, Robert Morris University is encouraging all students to take part in the upcoming 2016 Presidential Election and the first step is registering to vote.Two people that have taken the lead in doing so are Sue Jamison, an adjunct professor of sociology, and Donna Anderson, director ... Read more »

Michelle Obama comes to Pittsburgh to endorse Hillary Clinton

Michelle Obama comes to Pittsburgh to endorse Hillary Clinton

Brittany Mayer
September 28, 2016
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First lady Michelle Obama greeted a boisterous crowd at Fitzgerald Field House at the University of Pittsburgh on Wednesday. Obama arrived in Pittsburgh, after visiting Philadelphia, to persuade young people to vote and to endorse Hillary Clinton. “It’s about if someone can handle the awesome... Read more »

Dining Services: What students need to know

Dining Services: What students need to know

Raistlyn Lehman
September 28, 2016
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Whether it's breakfast, lunch, dinner or desserts, the Dining Services at Robert Morris University can provide it all. Although dining services are a large part of every college student's life, most students are not aware of everything they can do through the program. "A lot of people don't know that... Read more »

Pittsburgh Black Media Federation holds media summit on diversity

Pittsburgh Black Media Federation holds media summit on diversity

Malyk Johnson
September 27, 2016
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On the evening of Sept. 21, the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation held "Press Forward," a summit in which they revealed the results of their study assessing issues related to diversity and inclusion within the newsrooms in the Pittsburgh area.The PBMF sent out a survey to 24 local newsrooms and only 10 news... Read more »

Rec2Tech holds demonstration party in Oakland

Rec2Tech holds demonstration party in Oakland

Malyk Johnson
September 26, 2016
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On Saturday, Sept. 17, Rec2Tech threw its demonstration party in Oakland to show off one week's worth of work on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics projects in Pittsburgh's recreational centers. Rec2Tech is an initiative that came about through a partnership between the city of Pittsburgh, ... Read more »

Police Blotter 09/13/16 – 09/19/16

Police Blotter 09/13/16 – 09/19/16

September 23, 2016
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09/13/16 - Fire Alarm - Guardian reported a fire alarm activated in Madison Hall.  Officers responded, and found the alarm activated by the resident using a hair straightener.  Maintenance was notified to reset the alarm system. (Closed) 09/14/16 - Trouble Alarm - Guardian reported a trouble alarm act... Read more »

The Thirst Project comes to Robert Morris

The Thirst Project comes to Robert Morris

Malyk Johnson
September 22, 2016
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The Thirst Project, an organization that tasks students to spread awareness about the lack of water in developing nations, has a chapter being started at Robert Morris University thanks to juniors Sarah Johnson, Alyssa Dunn and Abigail Socks. The goal of The Thirst Project is to educate students... Read more »

New dining hours prompt students to demand change

New dining hours prompt students to demand change

Bri Lewis, Reporter
September 21, 2016
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Entering the fall semester at Robert Morris University, the dining hours were abruptly changed without any consultation with RMU students or warning creating an uproar around campus. Many students flocked to each other, their professors, the dining staff and even social media to express their frustration... Read more »

Meet the fall 2016 Rooney Scholar: Dr. Annette Forster

Meet the fall 2016 Rooney Scholar: Dr. Annette Forster

Ryan Giacobbi
September 20, 2016
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On Sept. 8, 2016, the Center for Global Engagement held a welcoming introduction at the Rooney House for Dr. Annette Forster, Rooney Scholar for fall 2016.Forster, a professor at the Aachen University in Germany, will be teaching a class at Robert Morris University for the fall 2016 semester. Although her fo... Read more »

Meet RN Victoria Graham of UPMC [email protected]

Meet RN Victoria Graham of UPMC MyHealth@School

Raistlyn Lehman
September 19, 2016
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When it comes to nursing, consider it second nature to Victoria Graham, registered nurse at the UPMC [email protected] Robert Morris University Student Health Center. Although this is her first year here at RMU, Graham explained that her history as a nurse began with St. Margarets School of Nursing in... Read more »