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Adapting to do What’s Best for the Future

Carrie Hook, Staff Writer

October 28, 2011

Robert Morris University (RMU) hosts students from 47 different nations ranging from different regions, such as Asia and Europe. Tara Van Schie, who hails from the Netherlands, is just one of the many students who have adapted to a new culture here in the United States. “Two years ago, I...

Pittsburgh area university students create new Kazakh society

Yulia Vasilyeva, Contributor

October 19, 2011

In an effort to promote a sense of community among Kazakhs in the Pittsburgh area, Kazakh students from Robert Morris University, University of Pitt, Carnegie Mellon University, and people who came here through a job exchange program decided to create their own society in Pittsburgh. Currently, the...

Successful Filmmaker Becomes This Fall’s Rooney Scholar

Sybile Cherenfant, Features Editor

October 14, 2011

The Robert Morris University faculty is joined this fall semester by an accomplished filmmaker. This fall’s Rooney Scholar from Italy, Luca Guardabascio, is a filmmaker, a writer, an actor and a producer. Guardabascio, from Eboli and Campagna, Italy, started writing at a very early age. “Writing...

Jeff Sinclair Opens Up to RMU

Chauncey Alexander, Staff Writer

October 14, 2011

Ambition seems to be key this semester at Robert Morris University (RMU). The university’s football team is actually a living proof of this with Jeff Sinclair being the poster child for it as the Quarterback. During the homecoming game last Saturday, Sinclair led the team to a victory against the...

Horoscopes

Heidi Hickle, Staff Writer

October 14, 2011

Aries (Mar. 21 – Apr. 19) – Adventure lies around every corner in this upcoming week. You look to your elders for advice on which path to follow, but you realize only your heart can help you decide. Lucky numbers include 15, 25, 24. Taurus (Apr. 20 - May 20) –Week after week you have been waiting ...

J. Cole Releases His Debut After a Two Year Wait

Ethan Woy, Staff Writer

October 14, 2011

For a while, the question wasn't when J. Cole's debut album was coming out, but rather if it was. Signed in 2009 as Roc Nation's first artist, Jermaine Lamarr Cole showed his immense talent in both rapping and producing with two critically acclaimed mixtapes in “The Warm Up” and “Friday Night...

The Ceremony: “… Baby One More Time”

Jesse McCawley, Staff Writer

October 14, 2011

In a much different world, the Swedes captured Britney Spears and programmed her to sing for the Swedish in their language. The fact is The Swedes made the album. For this reason, the writing and production credits should read “Written and Produced by the Swedish.” Wunderkind Max Martin got his...

Relieving Stress Through Fashion

Shalida-Ann Dobbins, Assistant Features Editor

October 14, 2011

Many people may find fashion stressful when shopping or just trying to find the perfect outfit. However, it does not have to be stressful. Some people play a sport to relieve stress and others, who are fashion lovers, flip through magazines or shop for sales at their favorite store.  Sometimes, fashion...

English Department To Hold Another Creepy Conference

Sybile Cherenfant, Features Editor

October 6, 2011

The English Department of RMU will host its fourth annual Creepy Conference on Oct. 25. This conference brings students and several faculty members together to present on gothic related topics. Topics vary from interpretations of vampire related movies to analysises of supernatural ideas. “[You...

October puts Breast Cancer Awareness on forefront

Heidi Hickle, Staff Writer

September 29, 2011

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM). Just like other forms of cancer, breast cancer can occur in both women and men, although it is more common in women. It has various stages and forms. Along with most other types of cancer, researchers do not know what causes breast cancer. Research has...