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Breaking News: West Virginia student dies after catastrophic medical emergency

Breaking News: West Virginia student dies after catastrophic medical emergency

Hannah Smith and Jon Fisher

November 14, 2014


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The West Virginia University student, Nolan Burch, who was in Morgantown’s Ruby Memorial Hospital intensive care unit-in critical condition has died following a “catastrophic medical emergency,” as described by officials. WVU’s President, E. Gordon Gee, confirmed Nolan Burch’s death earlier...

Thousands of private photos leaked in Snapchat hack

Thousands of private photos leaked in Snapchat hack

Matt Merlino, Assistant Lifestyles Editor

October 11, 2014


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Snapchat, one of the most popular social media apps among teens and young adults, is facing much scrutiny this weekend. It was announced yesterday that hackers have been collecting private photos and videos sent by users for years. The hackers have released thousands of private Snaps, many of explicit...

Groundbreaking for the new School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Groundbreaking for the new School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Hannah Smith, News Editor

September 11, 2014


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President Gregory Dell'Omo sent an email to the Robert Morris student body at approximately 3:29 p.m. inviting all students to the groundbreaking ceremony of the new School of Nursing and Health Sciences building. The groundbreaking will be on Friday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 a.m. rain or shine. More details...

Nick Buzzelli named SCJ Student Journalist of the Year

Nick Buzzelli named SCJ Student Journalist of the Year

August 28, 2014


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Robert Morris University senior and RMU Sentry Media Editor-in-Chief, Nicholas Buzzelli, has been awarded the national Society for Collegiate Journalists, Student Journalist of the Year Award. “His leadership on the student newspaper, his scholarship, the recognition by the Pittsburgh Newsp...

Dr. Purohit accepts CDIO position

Dr. Purohit accepts CDIO position

Leah Fleischel, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2014


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In an e-mail announcement that came from President Gregory Dell'Omo shortly after noon on Mar. 25, the RMU community was informed that Dr. Yasmin Purohit has accepted the offer for the position of Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO) in Dell'Omo's cabinet. "Dr. Purohit’s appointment to the...

Fire Crews Called to Massey Hall

March 19, 2014


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Around 2:15 Wednesday afternoon, police cars and firetrucks surrounded Massey Hall. According to Maintenance, a light ballast in an office on the second floor of Massey began smoking, which led to the building being evacuated and fire crews from Moon Fire Department being called in. Moon Fire Department...

BREAKING: President Dell’Omo to remain at RMU

BREAKING: President Dell’Omo to remain at RMU

Leah Fleischel and Hannah Smith

February 27, 2014


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According to Robert Morris University, President Gregory Dell'Omo has withdrawn his name for consideration from La Salle University. “I wish LaSalle University the very best as their search continues,” said Dell’Omo who has been President at RMU since 2005. “It was gratifying to know that...

BREAKING NEWS: President Dell’Omo expected to leave RMU for La Salle

BREAKING NEWS: President Dell’Omo expected to leave RMU for La Salle

Jon Fisher, Leah Fleischel, and Hannah Smith

February 27, 2014


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UPDATE [2:40 p.m.] Robert Morris University has released a statement addressed to the campus community in regards to President Gregory Dell'Omo withdrawing his name from the consideration of becoming La Salle University's new president. “I wish LaSalle University the very best as their search...

Car crashes into Revere Center

Car crashes into Revere Center

Leah Fleischel, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2014


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It is estimated that just past 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 22, a car crashed into the Revere Center. The cause of the crash is not known at this time, and no comment was immediately available from officials on the scene. We will continue to update you as this story develops.

Spider-Man impersonator robs Coraopolis bank

Spider-Man impersonator robs Coraopolis bank

Paul Wintruba, Photography Editor

February 4, 2014


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According to KDKA, the ESB Bank on the 900-block of Fifth Avenue in Coraopolis was robbed by a suspect wearing a Spiderman mask. In addition to the mask, he was reported to be wearing a dark colored sweatshirt and khaki-type pants.  The suspect is still at large, and it is not known as to how much...