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Spinning Jenny joins Friday Night Rocks

Garret Roberts | March 13, 2018

After a successful performance at the Hard Rock Cafe, "Spinning Jenny" will also be featured during this season’s Pirates games. Being featured in the Friday Night Rocks playlist, the band, which includes Julia Balzano, an RMU student, will be heard by thousands of baseball fans.“The video will be filmed at The Stage at Karma on March 15,” "Spinning Jenny's" members said. “Th...

RMU represents at the Hard Rock

Garret Roberts | March 4, 2018

RMU rocked Pittsburgh Saturday night at the Hard Rock Cafe with Antz Marching and Spinning Jenny showing the city that the university has an abundance of rock talent. Antz Marching, the headline band for the event, features RMU’s own Dr. Heather Pinson. Given the chance to make another appearance at the venue, she was happy to play and even invited Spinning Jenny to open for the group. A musician...

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The biggest snubs and surprises of the 2018 Oscar nominations

Trevor Young | March 1, 2018

Oscar nominations rarely come without controversy. In a year with so many deserving projects, it would be impossible for the academy to nominate all the films that deserve praise. However, some of the nominations this year did shock me. As a result, I felt the urge to detail some of the nominations (or lack thereof) that shocked me the most. First let’s start with the dreaded “snubs.” These fil...

The 2018 Oscars: Ranking the best picture nominees

Trevor Young | February 27, 2018

The 2018 Academy Awards are right around the corner, and I am very much looking forward to biggest Oscar of the night: "Best Picture." This year there are 9 films nominated, and most of them deserve to be considered. In my anticipation for the big night, I ranked the nominees from worst to best, sharing my thoughts on each film and how it ranks compared to the other nominees. Many people may have not se...

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Jessica Jones’ second season: A hero fighting for our issues

Garret Roberts | March 10, 2018

Airing on International Women’s Day, “Jessica Jones” continues the story of Protagonist Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) and her investigation agency, Alias Investigations. After a strong first season, many viewers wondered if the second season of the Netflix series would continue the legacy of this Marvel heroine. It turns out that there wasn't much to worry about, as "Jessica Jones" continues to set itself apart from the other Marvel series by continuing to tackle real-life ...

Xfinity on Campus comes to RMU

Garret Roberts | February 8, 2018

Robert Morris students now have access to their favorite shows through Xfinity on Campus, a service available to select colleges throughout the country. Advertised as “your on campus TV-streaming service,” it will be available to all residents. The platform works like any other room and board service and is included within the fees each semester. It can be accessed from any internet-enabled device,...

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