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Library adds streaming service for students

Library adds streaming service for students

Sarah Gabany

October 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Movies, Top Stories

The Robert Morris University library offers a variety of resources designed to help students succeed in their classes. One of the little-known resources offered is the streaming website Kanopy. The service, which is offered to students through the library website, provides a variety of movies and te...

Discord announces community focused game store

Discord announces community focused game store

Garret Roberts

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Gaming News, Top Stories, Video Games

Discord has released the official "Discord Store," as well as an updated version of the "Nitro" program, through their PC application. By offering a new way to communicate and play with friends over the service, the store will be in direct competition with other game platforms including "Steam" and EA's...

More Than a Book Club

More Than a Book Club

Maya Ehikhamenor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Lifestyles, RMU Student Life, Top Stories

Robert Morris University has a new club on campus for students interested in books and movies. "More Than a Book Club" was founded by Clint Speer, a senior actuarial sciences major, who wanted a broader audience than a club just focused on books. By including more mediums for people who enjoy stories, th...

Top Secret Colonials host the Fall 24 Hour Gaming Marathon

Top Secret Colonials host the Fall 24 Hour Gaming Marathon

Amanda Ebner

October 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Lifestyles, RMU Student Life, Top Stories

On Oct. 13, RMU's Top Secret Colonials kicked off their biannual "24 Hour Gaming Marathon" in Yorktown Hall. The event acts as a fundraiser for charities such as the Children’s Miracle Network and the Best of the Batch Foundation. Participants at the event pay a required fee of $10 at the door or...

Gaming Disorder recognized by WHO

Gaming Disorder recognized by WHO

Maura Linehan

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Gaming News, Top Stories, Video Games

With October 10 being World Mental Health Day, it is an opportunity to recognize that any form of mental illness can impact the lives of those who suffer from them. Unfortunately, we still have a lot to learn about all the forms that these diseases can take. It may be surprising, but one area currently at...

Colonial Consoles: Episode 2 – Valkyria Chronicles 4 feat. Tyler Coates

Colonial Consoles: Episode 2 – Valkyria Chronicles 4 feat. Tyler Coates

Garret Roberts and Malyk Johnson

October 8, 2018


Filed under A&E Podcasts, Arts & Entertainment, Colonial Consoles, RMU Esports, Sentry podcasts

  On this episode of Colonial Consoles, the group discusses Valkyria Chronicles 4 and the death of the PlayStation Vita in Japan. After discussing the news, special guest Tyler Coates discusses his role as President of the Colonial Esports Club and the future of their teams. ...

Review: Venom

Review: Venom

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Manager

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Movies & TV, Top Stories

There are few anti-heroes more interesting then Venom. Originally appearing as an evil foil to Spider-man, the alien symbiote has gained itself a fan base almost as large as the scarlet web slinger. Due to the character's unique persona, Venom often brings a great deal of intrigue to the pages he has...

The easiest ways to be fashionable for fall

The easiest ways to be fashionable for fall

Jocelyn Burns

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Culture, Features, Lifestyles, Top Stories

Fall weather is great for a lot of reasons, one of which being the new fashion trends. The heat of summer simmers down, and sweater weather is in full swing. Finding new ways to express yourself in a new season is always fun. This fall season, it's all about the details. Finding a clothing item that...

Review: Maniac

Review: Maniac

Alex Dicarlo, Contributor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & TV, Top Stories, TV

How do you deal with mental disease? Even though we know a lot about the forms that these diseases can take, there is no cure — only treatments. The question of whether or not the cure might be worse than the disease is the focal point of Netflix’s new show “Maniac.” The central plot of the sh...

Next Fall: Honors Thesis spreads positive message

Next Fall: Honors Thesis spreads positive message

Scott Mcdanel

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Lifestyles, Top Stories

As September comes to a close, October is finally on the horizon. Marking the transition into fall, the month promotes the staples of the season, such as pumpkin spice, warm scarves and fire pits. For Allison Wentzel, an RMU Honors Student, "Fall" means something different. For her, it represents her...