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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...

Humans of RMU: The Baseball Player

Humans of RMU: The Baseball Player

Maura Linehan

October 23, 2015

Number 17 can see his last innings as a Robert Morris baseball player are not that far away. Travis Hunter, a senior at RMU, plans to graduate with his class this spring, and when he reaches that milestone it also means wrapping up his career on the baseball team. While most students are familiar with...

Humans of RMU: The Mission Trip Volunteer

Humans of RMU: The Mission Trip Volunteer

Maura Linehan

October 16, 2015

“In America we worry about the latest fashion trends, having the newest electronics, and what others think of us,” RMU freshman Christine Smith said. “None of these things were a worry in Guatemala, and I loved it.” Smith traveled to Guatemala as a part of the Weirton Covenant Church’s mission...

Humans of RMU – The Software Developer

Humans of RMU – The Software Developer

Maura Linehan

October 9, 2015

The average person spends somewhere between 90 minutes and nearly 3 hours a day on their smartphone based on publicly available studies. Considering the number of social networks that people also use, it is not surprising that social media applications are more popular than ever. Elijah Carrington, a...

Humans of RMU: The Majorette

Humans of RMU: The Majorette

Maura Linehan, Arts & Entertainment Contriubtor

October 2, 2015

 You may not know her name, but she is one of the newest majorettes with The Robert Morris University Marching Band. Her name is Julie Jenkins, she is a freshman, and she has talent to back her up while entertaining fans at RMU and beyond.  “[The RMU Marching Band] performs at every home game--for p...

Humans of RMU: The Artist

Humans of RMU: The Artist

Maura Linehan, Arts & Entertainment Contributor

September 24, 2015

 Art has been a form of self expression since the beginning of mankind. For just as long, artists like freshman Kelly Brock have been creating their own artistic interpretations of the world. She has been interested in art for many years and has found notebooks full of old material that represent ...

The expansion of the internet

The expansion of the internet

Dylan Mckenna

August 28, 2015

The internet, that thing that gets you through the day, is always expanding. In 1983, the internet was an experiment, the problem is that the experiment hasn't ended yet. Every device on the internet, like websites, mobile phones, and that box provided by your ISP (internet service provider) needs to ...

The best and worst of summer 2015

The best and worst of summer 2015

Eddie Sheehy, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 13, 2015

The summer movie season doesn't officially end until Labor Day, but I don't see much on the movie horizon until then, so I decided to jump the gun and prematurely release a list of the best and worst summer blockbusters. I would have to say this year’s crop of blockbuster films proved more enjoy...