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Wheatley Wall allows students to leave message in a bottle

Wheatley Wall allows students to leave message in a bottle

Ryan Giacobbi
January 14, 2017
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Recycled art can be put to good use, sometimes in a creative way. A few students put together a wall of bottles at the entrance to the Wheatley Center, called the "Wheatley Wall." Coordinated and produced by select students from Media Arts Professor Tim Hadfield’s Foundation Studio II class, it w... Read more »

Police Blotter 11/30/16 – 12/19/16

Police Blotter 11/30/16 – 12/19/16

December 26, 2016
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11/30/16 - Fire Alarm - Guardian reported a trouble alarm activated in Concord Hall.  Officers responded and found the cause to be from the residents boiling water.  Maintenance was advised to reset the alarm system. (Closed) 11/30/16 - Assist Another Agency - Coraopolis Police requested a female... Read more »

RMU’s Autism Speaks wins #Pens4Purpose contest

RMU’s Autism Speaks wins #Pens4Purpose contest

Malyk Johnson
December 7, 2016
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This semester, freshmen Danielle Wicklund, Jessica Sales, Allison Harnsberger and Loretta Carosone have started a chapter of the organization Autism Speaks at Robert Morris. The organization aims to raise awareness about the autism spectrum disorder and advance research for causes and better interventions fo... Read more »

Pittsburgh Speaker Series hosts racism in America panel at RMU

Pittsburgh Speaker Series hosts racism in America panel at RMU

Briana Lewis
December 4, 2016
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On Nov. 16, the Pittsburgh Speakers Series hosted a panel in the Sewall Center’s International Suite on the topic of Racism in America for Robert Morris University students and faculty to attend to discuss topics of racism.The speaker, Jason Riley, who is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute... Read more »

RMU group moves to make type 1 diabetes to type none

RMU group moves to make type 1 diabetes to type none

Raistlyn Lehman
December 3, 2016
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Originally known as Juvenile Diabetes, is an incurable disease that is mainly diagnosed in children. According to the American Diabetes Association, type 1 diabetes is when the body fails to produce insulin, which results in the body being unable to process glucose from the bloodstream into the cells.... Read more »

Police Blotter 11/02/16 – 11/29/16

Police Blotter 11/02/16 – 11/29/16

December 2, 2016
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11/02/16 - Trouble Alarm - Guardian reported a trouble alarm activated in Concord Hall.  Officers determined the alarm was activated from the residents cooking.  Maintenance was notified to reset that alarm system. (Closed) 11/02/16 - Departmental Information - A student reported finding a note on thei... Read more »

New recreation, fitness center fees will be added to all students’ tuition

New recreation, fitness center fees will be added to all students’ tuition

Delaney Hassell and Brittany Mayer
December 1, 2016
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As of a Nov. 1 Student Government Association meeting, student organizations and the student body were fully made aware of Robert Morris University's new student recreation and fitness center and all the fees that are coming along with it. During the SGA meeting, a vote was taken asking student group'... Read more »

Shattering the Silence at RMU sheds light on sexual assault prevention, awareness

Shattering the Silence at RMU sheds light on sexual assault prevention, awareness

Malyk Johnson
November 30, 2016
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On Nov. 16, students filed into PNC Colonial Cafe for Shattering the Silence in order to raise money for charity.RMU students Samantha Sektnan, Samantha Carpin, Natalie O'Neil and Amari Jacks, all seniors, were tasked with holding a fundraiser for a charity of their choice in Ann Jabro's Communication Seminar c... Read more »

Milk’s favorite cookie to go over seas

Milk’s favorite cookie to go over seas

Raistlyn Lehman
November 29, 2016
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As the season of giving grows, more people are looking for a way to give back to their community. Robert Morris University has plenty of ways students, faculty, and staff can give back—one of those ways includes Operation Oreo. A band program, Operation Oreo is a unique way to thank the troops ac... Read more »

Ohio State attack shows importance of campus alert systems

Ohio State attack shows importance of campus alert systems

Delaney Hassell, News Manager
November 28, 2016
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After the events on the campus of The Ohio State University Monday morning, colleges can see how important alert systems are. Students interviewed on CBSN stated that they were alerted to the active attacker on campus through a “Buckeye Alert” similar to RMU Alerts. As of 2:32 p.m. on Monday U... Read more »