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Paranormal Inactivity

Paranormal Inactivity

Leah Moose, Lifestyles Editor

November 5, 2012

Fourth movie creeps along in plot progress After viewing “Paranormal Activity 4” (PA4), one admittedly nasty saying comes to mind. “With a face only a mother could love” is similar to how I sum up this movie – it is a film only a die-hard fan could approve of. If you have been dying to se...

Idlewild honored as oldest amusement park in Pa

Idlewild honored as oldest amusement park in Pa

Mike Funyak, Staff Writer

October 20, 2012

On a cold, rainy Saturday, Oct. 6 morning, a small and historical presentation occurred at Idlewild & Soak Zone located in Ligonier, Pennsylvania.  Drivers who pass by Idlewild on Lincoln Highway aren’t able to see much of the park other than parking lots and a few storybook looking buildings. ...

One-on-one with “Perks” director Stephen Chbosky

Leah Moose, Lifestyles Editor

October 16, 2012

I completed the interview with writer/director of "Perks of Being a Wallflower," Stephen Chbosky on Sept. 28 at the Fairmont Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pa. As I was waiting for him to finish up a previous interview (about 50 feet away from me), the atmosphere of the hotel began to leak out. Its inhabitants...

HIYA! RMU Acting class takes on combat

HIYA! RMU Acting class takes on combat

October 16, 2012

Professor Barbara Burgess-Lefebvre's Combat Acting class took their moves outside last week. Checkout these action shots our photographer captured last week!

Collegiate interior design: Stripper pole?

Yulia Vasilyeva, Assistant Ad Manager

October 10, 2012

The residents of Washington C4 had a living room design that impressed everybody with its uniqueness. A disco ball, flashing lights, strobe light and stripper pole made the room look like a night club. However, the Office of Residence Life banned this design idea. Residents in the suite soon received...

Religion in sports and the Tim Tebow effect

Religion in sports and the Tim Tebow effect

Jon Fisher, Staff Writer

October 1, 2012

Judgment has become a staple for the American society. Tim Tebow, the New York Jets' quarterback, is a firm supporter of faith and John 3:16, an infamous biblical verse, read on his eye black during college. Let the critics go crazy. Religion has never been an acceptable topic of discussion,...

Distinct guest comes to RMU

Distinct guest comes to RMU

Mike Funyak, Staff Writer

September 21, 2012

On September 14, 2012 the Vice President & Business Line Executive System of IBM, Mr. Greg Lotko was on campus, speaking to students in the new SCIS building.  IBM is a company that is dedicated strictly to technology and working with computers.  Mr. Lotko who has been with IBM for 24 years, explained...

Collegiate Couture

Leah Moose, Lifestyles Editor

September 19, 2012

What is implied when we say the word ‘fashion?’ Perhaps the latest trend or a hot, new style of shoes comes to mind. Or maybe it even comes down to knowing when to ditch the sweats and crocs for a pair of dark-wash jeans. Some choose to believe fashion depends on what an unseen, flamboyant executive...

Michael Haines’ legacy lives on

Patrick Ryan, Assistant News Editor

September 5, 2012

Sound learning, friendship, and moral rectitude: three cardinal principles of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. They were not only the cardinal principles of the fraternity as an entity but also its Founding Father of the Pennsylvania Pi Chapter, Michael Haines. Haines died prematurely as a result of...

Birthplace of broadcasting

Mike Funyak, Staff Writer

September 4, 2012

Believe it or not, Pittsburgh is the birthplace of broadcasting. It was started by Frank Conrad in his red brick garage at his Wilkinsburg residence.  Conrad’s work soon evolved into Pittsburgh’s KDKA in 1920.  Conrad was one of Westinghouse Electric’s earliest workers who worked strictly on re...