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RMU holds successful 2017 Siblings Weekend

RMU holds successful 2017 Siblings Weekend

Briana Lewis
February 26
Filed under News, Top Stories

This weekend students and families came to Robert Morris University for this year’s Hawaiian Luau themed Siblings Weekend.Friday night started off Siblings weekend with dodgeball, laser tag and Hawaiian themed movies in the John Jay Gym after students and siblings checked into the PNC Colonial ... Read more »

What to expect this Siblings Weekend

What to expect this Siblings Weekend

Briana Lewis
February 24
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Robert Morris University’s Resident Housing Association has a full three days worth of fun planned for this year’s Siblings Weekend.The RHA is encouraging Siblings Weekend attendees to tag their photos with #BobbyMohana and look out for the “Siblings Weekend 2017” geo-filter on Snapch... Read more »

Police Blotter 02/07/17 – 02/20/17

Police Blotter 02/07/17 – 02/20/17

February 24
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

02/07/17 - Departmental Information - Maintenance reported damage done to a picture in Yorktown Hall.  A report was issued to document this incident. (Closed) 02/07/17 - Departmental Information - Residence Life reported an odor of what they believed to be natural gas in Monroe Hall.  Officers... Read more »

Student recreation, fitness center construction continues

Student recreation, fitness center construction continues

Gage Goulding
February 22
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Robert Morris University is a school known for its growing and competitive athletic programs. With the plans for a new arena to replace the current Sewall Center, there is more construction that is taking place under the $50 million budget: the new Student Recreation and Fitness Center.The North Ath... Read more »

RMU employees prepare for switch to UPMC Health Plan

RMU employees prepare for switch to UPMC Health Plan

Delaney Hassell, News Manger
February 20
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Beginning on June 1, UPMC Health Plan will become the provider of employee health insurance at Robert Morris University. With the announcement of the new UPMC Events Center in January, RMU also released that UPMC is set to become the sole provider of sports medicine for the 16 NCAA Division I sports programs as well as the empl... Read more »

RMU asks students to take the Shady Party Test

RMU asks students to take the Shady Party Test

Arli Swaney
February 17
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Robert Morris University is actively trying to change the way college students party and go about partying. With a program that was open to all students on Feb. 7, RMU hoped to address how students can be safer when it comes to drinking and partying. The Fraternal Values Society, a Greek organization kn... Read more »

RMU faculty get to show off work in Wheatley Gallery

RMU faculty get to show off work in Wheatley Gallery

Olivia Bello
February 16
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Since its opening in 2012, the Wheatley Center Gallery has hosted a wide variety of art exhibits ranging from students to faculty to third party artists bringing their collections to Robert Morris University for various shows. This show, in particular, separates itself from the rest because it is... Read more »

Students react to Trump administration’s travel ban

Students react to Trump administration’s travel ban

Julian Gregorio
February 15
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During the week that followed Jan. 27, 2017, students at Robert Morris University reacted to the Trump administration's executive order on immigration.Students exchanged several perspectives after hearing about the travel ban. The order, signed on Friday, Jan. 27, placed 90-day travel restrictions on citize... Read more »

Police Blotter 01/31/17 – 02/06/17

Police Blotter 01/31/17 – 02/06/17

February 12
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

02/03/17 - Student Conduct - Residence Life reported a party going on in Adams Hall.  Officers responded, and advised all parties involved that the incident would be sent through Student Conduct.  All alcohol was removed and disposed of by this department. (Closed)   02/03/17 - Personal Injury - A player at the... Read more »

RMU tackles winter weather

RMU tackles winter weather

Briana Lewis
February 9
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As we get deeper into the spring semester and the weather worsens, Robert Morris University’s Facilities Management cracks down on keeping the campus as safe as possible for students, faculty and staff.“Being in Western Pennsylvania, especially up on the hill that we’re on..things can be tr... Read more »