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Robert Morris University announces tentative plan for Spring 2021 semester

Robert Morris University President Dr. Christopher Howard hosts

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University President Dr. Chris Howard announced the tentative plan for classes for the Spring 2021 semester. In an email sent from The Office of the President to the RMU community Wednesday morning, campus president, Dr. Howard expressed his gratitude for a, so far...

Robert Morris University introduces the new Colonial Success Fund

Robert Morris University introduces the new Colonial Success Fund

John Blinn, News Editor

October 15, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Certain Robert Morris University students could receive up to $5,000 annually with the new Colonial Success Fund. Through a new financial tool known as an income share agreement (ISA), select students can receive this funding but will be required to pay a set percentage of their income ...

Where’s the News? Episode 16 (FEAT. Rick Sebak)

Where's the News? Episode 16 (FEAT. Rick Sebak)

John Blinn, Nick Hedderick, and Garret Roberts

October 13, 2020

Rather than hard news and election coverage, the Where's the News? crew talks hotdogs, Pittsburgh and documentaries with special guest Rick Sebak. Tune in for fun stories, Steel City Secrets and cylindrical meat. Songs Used: Intro: Ohayo by Smith The Mister https://smiththemister.bandcamp.com Smith The Mister https://www.yo...

Pittsburgh residents comment on the recommendation to remove the Christopher Columbus statue from Schenley Park

Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/ Gabriella Rankin)

Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 12, 2020

UPDATE (10/12/2020): As of Oct. 11, Mayor Bill Peduto has recommended to remove the statue. It has been taped and wrapped. PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Art Commission has unanimously voted to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from Schenley Park. The statue of the famed explorer has stood in ...

RMU nursing students discuss changes to learning experience during COVID-19

RMU student Emma Burrows talks about what it is like being a nursing major during a global pandemic.

Hannah Waterman

October 8, 2020

College students are adapting to life and school during this uncertain time. For most, it has been quite the adjustment; however, for some students, it may prove to be a more difficult adjustment. Nursing students have several in-person requirements, such as labs and clinicals, that are essential...

The Rex Theater Will Close Its Doors

The Rex Theater Will Close Its Doors

Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 6, 2020

There will be a sad and solemn farewell for one of Pittsburgh's longest standing music venues, as it will be closing its doors for good. The Rex Theater, which has been a Pittsburgh staple for just over a decade, announced on September 18 that they will close down permanently due to financial struggles...

RMU searching for virtual intruder who disrupted online Saudi National Day with racist insults

RMU searching for virtual intruder who disrupted online Saudi National Day with racist insults

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

September 29, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University is currently searching for an online intruder who disrupted the online Saudi National Day with racist statements. The comments were made during RMU President Chris Howard's opening remarks for the ceremony on Friday. As he was speaking, a user entered the...

Robert Morris University offers up to $40,000 through a new scholarship program competing with Duquesne

Robert Morris University offers up to $40,000 through a new scholarship program competing with Duquesne

John Blinn, News Editor

September 25, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has established a new scholarship program in an attempt to set itself apart from local rival Duquesne University. Up to $40,000, that's how much a student who has been accepted into both Robert Morris and Duquesne could save if they opt to enroll at RMU. ...