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Police Blotter 04/18/17 – 04/24/17

Police Blotter 04/18/17 – 04/24/17

April 25, 2017
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04/18/17 - Lost Property - A student reported losing their identification in the Jefferson Center.  A report was issued with the student’s information in the event the ID is turned into this department. (Closed) 04/18/17 - Harassment - A student reported a harassment situation between themsel...

Phi Beta Lambda places at State Leadership Conference

Phi Beta Lambda places at State Leadership Conference

Brittany Mayer
April 25, 2017
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Phi Beta Lambda, the business club at RMU, received three awards for their work in business at the Student Leadership Conference. in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on the weekend of April 7.PBL is the college equivalent of the high-school Future Business Leaders of America, the largest business organizatio...

Police Blotter 04/04/17 – 04/17/17

Police Blotter 04/04/17 – 04/17/17

April 24, 2017
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04/04/17 - Medical Emergency - Officers were called to Lexington Hall for a student in need of medical attention.  Valley Ambulance transported the student to Mercy Hospital for treatment. (Closed) 04/05/17 - Simple Assault - Officers were advised of a domestic situation in Salem Hall.  This depart...

RMU changes summer housing locations

RMU changes summer housing locations

Briana Lewis
April 15, 2017
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In a change from previous years, Robert Morris University will not be providing summer housing in the apartments on campus, and students who planned to use the free residency are confused and upset about the changes.On April 4, 2017, Residence Life sent out an email to RMU students about the changes to ...

Steelers’ chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84

Steelers’ chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84

Delaney Hassell
April 13, 2017
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Pittsburgh Steelers’ chairman Dan Rooney has passed away today at the age of 84, according to WPXI.At Robert Morris University’s 92nd commencement ceremony on Friday, May 5, the university had planned to award Dan, and his wife, Pat Rooney, Trustee emerita, with an honorary doctorate of h...

Police Blotter 03/21/17 – 04/03/17

Police Blotter 03/21/17 – 04/03/17

April 8, 2017
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      03/21/17 - Hospital Transport - This department transported a student from Sewickley Valley Hospital back to campus.  Transport conducted without incident. (Closed) 03/21/17 - Welfare Check - Officers were notified of a male sleeping on a bench by the Gazebo parkin...

RMU lacks a key college quality

RMU lacks a key college quality

Gage Goulding
April 6, 2017
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Students and visitors to Robert Morris University might notice something a little different about the residence halls at the Moon Township campus—there are no common areas or lounges.There are only two residence halls with common rooms, Salem and Yorktown, each of which is only accessible by studen...

Sexual assault: ‘It happens on all campuses’

Sexual assault: ‘It happens on all campuses’

Delaney Hassell, News Manager
April 5, 2017
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According to Robert Morris’s “2016 Security and Fire Safety Report," under the Clery Criminal Offense Report, there were three reported rapes on campus property and student housing in 2015. In the Criminal Offenses - FBI/PA Uniform Crime Report, there were two reported forcible rapes in 2015. The fire and safety report notes, “The FBI/PA UCR crime statistics may differ from the Clery Act crime statistics due to the difference in locations, categories and report formats.” ...

All The Rooms offers $1,000 study abroad scholarship to RMU students

All The Rooms offers $1,000 study abroad scholarship to RMU students

Briana Lewis
April 4, 2017
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All The Rooms, the world’s largest accommodations metasearch site, has recently established a new study abroad scholarship for Robert Morris University students. The company is offering a $1,000 scholarship called the Room to Travel Scholarship to help students pay for study abroad programs. “Our...

RMU increases tuition by 3.7 percent

RMU increases tuition by 3.7 percent

Briana Lewis
April 3, 2017
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On April 3, Robert Morris University students received an email containing the approved standard undergraduate and boarding fees for the 2017-18 academic school year. The Robert Morris University Board of Trustees has approved a 3.7 percent increase in the cost of attendance with tuition at $29,370 a...