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Defining the Global Village with Irakli Kakabadze

Andrew Dickson, ASST. Features Editor

February 16, 2012


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For some people, being 21-years-old means carefree celebrations. For Irakli Kakabadze, 21 meant the age of taking action in a country being torn apart by systematic oppression. He joined Georgia’s National Liberation Committee. Through Allegro! Kakabadze was the first author to address an infec...

Tales of an unsung hero from the South

Leah Moose, News Editor

February 16, 2012


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Parents from all sections of the world are united over their natural need to document their child’s life. One cannot remember the numbers of forced first day of school photographs. While most parents collect invaluable moments of their children’s lives, one child’s life was documented through...

A Theatrical Call for Action

Andrew Dickson, ASST. Features Editor

February 7, 2012


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Steve Jobs' passing was a massive moment in American culture, but lately, a new light has been cast over the Apple legacy. Mike Daisey's theatrical monologue, "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs", has brought to light a very troubling issue with the company. The issue is the way the iPhones and...

New job positions available for students in Pittsburgh

Sybile Cherenfant, Features Editor

February 7, 2012


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With the economy slowly recovering, more jobs are becoming available for Robert Morris University (RMU) students. “More of the employers are eager to fill open positions that they have,” Kishma Decastro-Sallis, director of the Career Center, explained. “They’re pouring more money to refill...

New Claddagh Club on Campus to honor Irish Heritage

Sybile Cherenfant, Features Editor

January 28, 2012


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Robert Morris University (RMU) is made up of an additional student club that focuses on something different. The Claddagh club, which started on Facebook and turned traditional, is composed of mostly students who visited Ireland through the study abroad programs. “More students had gone to Ireland...

Taking Over the King’s Dream

Mukui Mutunga, Staff Writer

January 28, 2012


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On Monday, the nation celebrated the birthday of one of the most influential leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On this day, students stepped away from their busy school schedules, and remembered one of the darkest periods in American History. Meanwhile, many other students...

Bringing a New Vibe on Campus with “Intensity”

Andrew Dickson, Assistant Features Edito

January 28, 2012


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At the Open-Mic Nights, which are held every Tuesday in the café, one may find singers and musicians perform live. However, music performances are not the only things that Open-Mic Nights are known for.  Spoken word artists and poets also take the stage from time-to-time. This created a movement...

An Insight into Moscow Culture

Andrew Dickson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2011


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For 17 years, Grigory Sovko has lived in Moscow, Russia surrounded by his immediate family. At 17 years of age, Sovko flew out to Los Angeles, and instantly fell in love with the American culture. Nowadays, Sovko is attending Robert Morris University (RMU) on a tennis scholarship. While the United...

Students Take Out Numerous Loans for College

Shalida-Ann Dobbins, Assistant Features Editor

December 4, 2011


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With the price of tuition rising, many students are working extra jobs, and finding other ways to pay for school besides the traditional work-study that is considered financial aid. Paige Ullom, a first year nursing student, works two jobs to pay her tuition, one at the Robinson emergency room, and...

Crawley Finds His Strength Through His Writing

Sybile Cherenfant, Features Editor

December 4, 2011


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After being diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma  disease on Sep. 20, Dr. Rex Crawley, assistant dean of the School of Communications and Information Systems and professor of Communication, decided to create a blog to inform people on his situation. “I was thinking about how do you tell somebody...