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Humans of RMU: The Actor

Humans of RMU: The Actor

Maura Linehan

February 6, 2016

“Theater has given me the life I didn’t think I would have,” Adam Arent said. Arent, a freshman at RMU, is a member of the Robert Morris University Colonial Theater. He is currently appearing with them in West Side Story, which is being performed at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School in...

Humans of RMU: The Male Cheerleader

Humans of RMU: The Male Cheerleader

Maura Linehan

January 29, 2016

Cheerleading may be seen as a feminine sport by some, but, in reality, it takes a great deal of technique and strength. Asa Bull, a junior at Robert Morris, is a second year male cheerleader, and while he has not been involved in the sport for very long, cheering is something that the athlete in him...

Humans of RMU: The Older Twin

Humans of RMU: The Older Twin

Maura Linehan

January 22, 2016

Mackenzie Ranko and Kyla Ranko have a sorority bond that is unique. In addition to both being members of Zeta Tau Alpha, they are also twin sisters. Mackenzie Ranko, a freshman at Robert Morris, happens to be the older of the two—born 19 minutes before her twin; although, they nearly wound up being...

Humans of RMU: The Saudi Club Leader

Humans of RMU: The Saudi Club Leader

Maura Linehan

December 18, 2015

No matter what, Christmas always falls on December 25. The same cannot be said for other important holidays throughout the year. For Khalid Alshammari, a junior at Robert Morris, the lunar calendar of his Islamic faith tells him when the official Muslim holidays of Eid Al-fiter and Eid Al-Adha occur,...

Humans of RMU: The Sheetz Crew Member

Maura Linehan

December 11, 2015

Food consumes the interest of college students. People don’t learn on an empty stomach, so eating is a big deal. When the food on campus gets boring, people start looking off-campus for a change. With more than 400 locations across Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina...

Humans of RMU: The Community Volunteer

Humans of RMU: The Community Volunteer

Maura Linehan

November 20, 2015

November represents a month where people focus on giving thanks for their many blessings. Unfortunately, there are members of our local communities that struggle to meet their basic needs. Across the area, food banks operate in order to provide for those who need help feeding their families. Hunter...

You know what really grinds my gears? SCJ trip edition

You know what really grinds my gears? SCJ trip edition

Matthew Merlino

November 17, 2015

I never realized how much people actually enjoyed reading this column. I also know that some of you do not, but why would that ever stop me? So back by popular demand is a new, special edition of What Grinds My Gears. So here’s a little backstory for what to expect from this special edition...

Humans of RMU: The One Who Knew the Signs

Humans of RMU: The One Who Knew the Signs

Maura Linehan

November 13, 2015

Over a million people a year are diagnosed with a disease that has a major impact on their lives. They are faced with a daily struggle to control their bodies, and when that command fails, there are immediate and long term health implications. In order to educate the public about the disease, November...

Humans of RMU: The Black Belt

Humans of RMU: The Black Belt

Maura Linehan

November 8, 2015

As a child, Nick Faraci, a junior at Robert Morris, was exposed to Taekwondo through his best friend. Korean martial artists began developing Taekwondo after WWII. According to the International Taekwon-Do Federation, It is a martial art that focuses on fitness, speed and kicking—with the highest points...

Humans of RMU: The Haunted Hall Organizer

Humans of RMU: The Haunted Hall Organizer

Maura Linehan

October 30, 2015

Nightmares came to life on campus during Haunted Adams as students prepared for Halloween 2015. Friday, October 23 might have been a week before the holiday, but it gave students a chance for some scary activities as they saw the frightening side of Adams Hall. Emily Carney, a sophomore at RMU, organized...