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Robert Morris University prepares to resume face to face classes on April 6

Robert Morris University prepares to resume face to face classes on April 6

John Blinn, News Editor

March 13, 2020

UPDATE: Since the time this time this article was written, Robert Morris University has announced that it will no longer be preparing for an April 6 return. Students were encouraged to move out of their dorms if possible and were informed that they will not return for face to face classes in the Spring 20...

Robert Morris University cancels face to face classes and switches to online until April 27

Robert Morris University cancels face to face classes and switches to online until April 27

John Blinn and Soundharjya Babu

March 11, 2020

UPDATE: March 13- 5:45 p.m. According to an email from Robert Morris University, the Student Recreation and Fitness Center would re-open at noon on March 13. The center will be working on a modified schedule. According to the email, the center will be open Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m...

Update: AJR postpones concert at UPMC Events Center

Update: AJR postpones concert at UPMC Events Center

John Blinn, News Editor

November 25, 2019

UPDATE: Nov. 25 - 6:00 p.m. Update: AJR revealed that part two of their "Neotheater Tour" would stop at all cities that were originally scheduled for the first part of the tour but were missed due to Jack Met's illness. The band took to Twitter on Nov. 22, posting an updated schedule. This showed ...

Do not use water notice issued after backflow in Neville Island

Do not use water notice issued after backflow in Neville Island

John Blinn, News Editor

October 22, 2019

NEVILLE ISLAND - A do not use water notice was issued for residents of Neville Island on Tuesday. The warning was sent out at approximately 8 p.m. and warned residents not to drink, shower, or wash dishes and clothing in their water. According to Allegheny County, an industrial water meter found backflow...

Precautionary boil water advisory issued for portions of Allegheny County

Precautionary boil water advisory issued for portions of Allegheny County

John Blinn, News Editor

September 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pennsylvania American Water issued a precautionary boil water advisory for certain portions of Allegheny County on Friday. The advisory was the result of a water main break that took place in Carrick. The main break prevented Pennsylvania American Water's ability to replenish the local...

Colonials name new Director of Athletics

Colonials name new Director of Athletics

Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has named a new director of athletics in Chris King, a graduate of the Robert Morris sport management program in 1994. King replaces Craig Coleman, who stepped down from his position in December of 2018. Before coming to Robert Morris, King has been the dir...

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

John Blinn, News Editor

April 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- The sixth headlining act to take the stage of the UPMC Events Center has been announced. On Monday, the UPMC Events Center announced that Sara Bareilles's Amidst the Chaos Tour would be making a stop at Robert Morris University The concert is set for November 15 and tickets go on...

Flames engulf, destroy car on University Blvd.

Flames engulf, destroy car on University Blvd.

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Manager

October 18, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP — A vehicle was destroyed in a fire on University Boulevard Thursday morning. The fire occurred at the intersection of Moon Clinton Road and University Boulevard at approximately 10 a.m. BREAKING: Vehicle fire on University Boulevard at the intersection of Moon Clinton Rd. across ...

Power outage in Moon Township, Yorktown hall affected

Power outage in Moon Township, Yorktown hall affected

Delaney Hassell, Social Media Manager

November 2, 2017

UPDATE: Power has been restored to Yorktown Hall. -- A transformer blew in Moon Township, causing a power outage in the area on Thursday evening. One of the buildings affected was RMU's Yorktown residence hall. RMU police report that no one was trapped in the elevators in the building. There...

2 killed, 1 injured in crash near RMU campus entrance

2 killed, 1 injured in crash near RMU campus entrance

Brittany Mayer and Delaney Hassell

October 3, 2017

  UPDATE: The names of the victims of the car accident outside the Robert Morris University entrance on Oct. 3 have been released. According to the TribLIVE, Albert Wilkinson, 55, and Samuel Wilkinson, 86, were identified by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office as the driver...