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Break the cycle: Tips for keeping New Year’s resolutions past January

Break the cycle: Tips for keeping New Year’s resolutions past January

Kendall Valan, Contributor

February 12, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

It seems so easy at the stroke of midnight to make a New Year's resolution. But following through with your plan a few days, let alone a couple months, later is another story. Everything looks more achievable when you know the calendar is giving you the chance at a fresh start. For some it is just the...

Gourmet with a microwave: Recipe edition

Gourmet with a microwave: Recipe edition

Leah Moose and Elizabeth Witowich, Lifestyles Editor and Asst. Lifestyles Editor

February 8, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Are college students stuck with quick but average food? We think not. Creating mouth-watering food is not reserved for those with a full kitchen, raw talent or time on their hands. Gourmet food is possible with a microwave, and we have found some of the best on-the-go and student-friendly recipes to...

“La Mia Strada”: The unexpected journey of Michael DiLauro

“La Mia Strada”: The unexpected journey of Michael DiLauro

Elizabeth Witowich, Asst. Lifestyles Editor

January 29, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Everyone has a journey in life to take, and a path to choose. Life brings many unexpected changes and choices, but sometimes we find our greatest moments of discovery at the most unexpected of times. Michael DiLauro, the Director of the Academic Media Center at RMU, undertook his own unexpected journey...

Looking back on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life

Looking back on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life

Alyssa Bishop, Staff Writer

January 21, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Remember students: no classes will be held on Monday, Jan. 21, in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on Jan. 15, 1929. King attended segregated public schools until he graduated at the young age of 15. He graduated in 1948 from Morehouse College, an all African-American...

Best of Pinterest: New Year’s Eve edition

Best of Pinterest: New Year’s Eve edition

Leah Moose, Lifestyles Editor

December 28, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Throwing a New Year’s Eve party? Going to a friend’s? Staying in your pj’s and watching the ball drop from home? Explore some of the most popular NYE tips and ideas from Pinterest. Pinterest has quickly become a popular source for users to organize personal thoughts, ideas or favorite things o...

How to have a personal hairdresser without leaving the house

Elizabeth Witowich, Asst. Lifestyles Editor

December 10, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Many people dream of being able to create the latest hair styles without forking out huge amounts of money to pay for it. Now thanks to the new TRESemme style studio, a creation by the company Noise, anyone can have access to the same great tips and tricks known by professional stylists. Before,  great...

What would you do?

Jon Fisher, Staff Writer

December 5, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion/Editorial, Top Stories

A recent New York Post cover has prompted many to question the moral gray area of journalism.   You have a photographer who has a photo of a man dying in front of your eyes and it is ready to print on your front page. Do you run it? The image captured by the freelance photographer of...

Grey Thanksgiving is becoming the new Black Friday

Jon Fisher, Staff Writer

November 28, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Thanksgiving is a time for families to spend time with each other and give thanks for what they have. Turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce fill the room as people reminisce of family events while they fill their stomachs endlessly. Historically speaking, the first Thanksgiving occurred...

50 years of Good Vibrations

Mike Funyak, Staff Writer

November 21, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The year 2012 marked the 50th anniversary for the group nicknamed “America’s Band,” The Beach Boys.  With the group's infamous SMiLE album finally released in 2011, rumors began that the surviving members were planning a 50th anniversary tour. In December of 2011, remaining members Brian Wi...

Light Up night in Pittsburgh: A personal review

Caitlin Counihan, Contributor

November 20, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion/Editorial

Light Up night illuminates many Pittsburgh residents' holiday cheer  Light Up night in downtown Pittsburgh was the perfect way to begin the holiday season. Although most stores have already started putting up Christmas decorations before Halloween, Light Up night officially began holiday cheer in the ...