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RMU officials announce plans to restructure schools

RMU officials announce plans to restructure schools

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University announced their plans to restructure the school Wednesday morning. In an email sent to students by President Christopher Howard, the university will be reorganizing the schools within the University. Remaining schools will include the School of Business,...

Legislation introduced fights pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Legislation introduced fights pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH - Councilperson Erika Strassburger introduced the legislation that protects people from pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. The legislation, introduced on Feb. 26, protects pregnant individuals and people seeking to become pregnant, as well as their partners. This requires employers...

Authorities searching for missing Pittsburgh teen

Authorities searching for missing Pittsburgh teen

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH - Police in Pittsburgh are searching for a missing teenager. Officials took to social media on Tuesday morning asking for the public's help locating D'Ayza Hayes. Pittsburgh Bureau of Police detectives seek the public’s help locating a missing teen.D'Ayza Hayes, 14, was last ...

Mayor Bill Peduto enforces safety polices for autonomous vehicles

Mayor Bill Peduto enforces safety polices for autonomous vehicles

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH- With a constant presence of autonomous cars in Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto has issued policies for the continuation of testing and development of these self-driving cars in Pittsburgh. Roughly a month after the organization Bike Pittsburgh received results from city residents about how...

The Doobie Brothers to headline concert at UPMC Events Center

The Doobie Brothers to headline concert at UPMC Events Center

Ryan Giacobbi, Contibutor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Music, News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University has announced another concert to take place at the UPMC Events Center this summer. UPMC Events Center officials announced the concert via a post on Instagram, the Doobie Brothers are scheduled to appear at the new arena on August 16. Tickets go on sale F...

RMU Greek Life celebrates achievements with annual Greek Excellence event

RMU Greek Life celebrates achievements with annual Greek Excellence event

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 18, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP— The fourth annual Greek Excellence celebration took place on Sunday, recognizing accomplishments of various fraternities and sororities. The event recognizes student and alumni leaders who show dedication to community service as well as other accomplishments. The event featured...

Behind the scenes look at feeding the RMU community

Behind the scenes look at feeding the RMU community

Michael Sciulli, Sports Copy Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP - It is 5:30 p.m. on a Tuesday and the lines at Robert Morris University’s PNC Colonial Café overflow with students waiting to order their dinner. It is no small task to feed these individuals, with over 4,000 undergraduate students passing through each day. With thousands of mouths...

Councilperson Strassburger introduces legislation to modernize municipal waste and recycling code

Councilperson Strassburger introduces legislation to modernize municipal waste and recycling code

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 16, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH — On March 5, Pittsburgh City Councilperson Erika Strassburger introduced an overhaul of the city's municipal waste and recycling code in an effort to streamline and clarify the existing City Code. The legislation codifies policies for the storage and set-out of waste and recycling containers,...

Officials prepare for Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day weekend celebrations

Officials prepare for Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day weekend celebrations

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH — Public safety officials in Pittsburgh are preparing for one of the biggest party weekends of the year. In a statement, city officials say police vehicles in downtown Pittsburgh will dawn a special St. Patrick's Day decal to help commemorate the celebration. When it comes to safety,...

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto meets with the Dalai Lama

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto meets with the Dalai Lama

Ryan Giacobbi, Contributor

March 15, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- Mayor Bill Peduto met with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Buddhist leader known as “His Holiness,” in Dharamsala, India Wednesday. Mayor Peduto was invited to attend the meeting by Dr. Barry Kerzin, the Dalai Lama’s personal physician who has been working with UPMC to train nurses...