Breaking: Students displaced after C Tower fire

Breaking: Students displaced after C Tower fire

Hannah Smith, News Editor
November 25, 2014
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Moon Township Fire Co. responded to a dorm fire early this morning in the C Tower of Washington Hall after a student knocked over a burning candle in the third-floor suite. The flames occurred a little before 6 a.m. causing ... Read more »

Police Blotter 11/11/14-11/17/14

Police Blotter 11/11/14-11/17/14

November 20, 2014
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

11/11/14 – Vehicle Stop - While on patrol, officer observed a vehicle with no inspection stickers and expired registration.  The driver was cited and released. (Closed) 11/12/14 – Trouble Alarm - Guardian Protection reported a trouble alarm in Sewall Center.  Officers responded along with maintenance... Read more »

Black Student Union begins to rebuild

Black Student Union begins to rebuild

Natalie O'Neil, Contributor
November 16, 2014
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After conflicts early in the year, the Black Student Union at Robert Morris University is beginning to rebuild and work toward their future. When leadership issues arose among the BSU, members decided the best course of action would be to hold a re-election. “There were two groups within BSU... Read more »

Breaking News: West Virginia student dies after catastrophic medical emergency

Breaking News: West Virginia student dies after catastrophic medical emergency

Hannah Smith and Jon Fisher
November 14, 2014
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The West Virginia University student, Nolan Burch, who was in Morgantown’s Ruby Memorial Hospital intensive care unit-in critical condition has died following a “catastrophic medical emergency,” as described by officials. WVU’s President, E. Gordon Gee, confirmed Nolan Burch’s death earlier... Read more »

Police Blotter 11/04/14-11/10/14

Police Blotter 11/04/14-11/10/14

November 12, 2014
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11/04/14 – Fire Alarm - Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Concord Hall.  Officers responded along with maintenance, finding the cause of the alarm to be burnt food.  The alarm was reset without further incident. (Closed) 11/04/14 – Medical Emergency - Officers responded... Read more »

Troops ‘N Hoops a slam dunk with RMU community

Troops ‘N Hoops a slam dunk with RMU community

Nick Buzzelli , Editor-in-Chief
November 12, 2014
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John McCarthy has a connection with the game of basketball. The Robert Morris University Associate Professor of History played in high school, was a part of Bethany College’s program for two years in the mid-1990s and taught NBA All-Star Dwayne Wade “everything he knows” about Greek history... Read more »

Creepy Conference winners announced

Creepy Conference winners announced

Delaney Hassell, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2014
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On Oct. 29, the RMU Department of English and the English Honors Society, Sigma Tau Delta, held the 7th annual Creepy Conference from 7-9 p.m. With two panels of six students presenting, Wheatley center was filled with lots of gothic horror. After an entire weekend of debating, this year’s winner... Read more »

School of Nursing and Health Sciences gets real about Ebola

School of Nursing and Health Sciences gets real about Ebola

Hannah Smith, News Editor
November 9, 2014
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Robert Morris University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences took initiative this past Friday to put the myths about the Ebola Virus to rest by presenting an information session on the topic by Dr. Kristen Mertz, Medical Epidemiologist from the Allegheny County Health Department. The presentation... Read more »

Four reasons why being an adjunct sucks

Four reasons why being an adjunct sucks

Mylana Churilla and Natalie O'Neil
November 8, 2014
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Students and faculty are attempting to establish a union for adjunct faculty at Robert Morris University. “You feel like you’re in a red tape bureaucracy, like there’s nothing you can do.  You feel powerless and that’s part of why we’re doing this,” said Robert Trosky, a part-time faculty... Read more »

Police Blotter 10/18/14-11/03/14

Police Blotter 10/18/14-11/03/14

November 5, 2014
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10/28/14 – Welfare Check - Allegheny County 911 Call Center reported a 911 hang up call near or on campus.  Investigation revealed call originated off campus and the call was handled by Moon Police Department. (Closed) 10/28/14 – Fire Alarm - Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation... Read more »