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Police Blotter: 07/01/2020 – 07/27/2020

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July 30, 2020

July 4, 2020 Trouble Alarm: Guardian Protection reported a Trouble Alarm at the RMU Island Sport Center. RMU Police responded and notified RMU Maintenance due to the ISC being closed for the holiday. The building was checked and showed no signs of smoke or fire. The panel was rest. July 10, 202...

RMU to offer physically distanced classes and online options for fall semester

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Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

July 24, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- As the debate about returning to schools continues across the country, Robert Morris University has announced their format to allow students to learn in an environment where they are most comfortable. In the plan released to students on Friday morning, the university shared more deta...

RMU updates housing contract with COVID-19 safety measures

RMU updates housing contract with COVID-19 safety measures

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

July 16, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- As the discussion on returning to schools and universities continues across the nation, Robert Morris University has released new guidelines attempting to make students’ return more organized and safe. RMU released their updated move-in plan and housing contract via an email to resi...

Police Blotter: 06/01/2020 – 06/30/2020

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June 30, 2020

June 1, 2020 Medical Emergency: Allegheny County 911 called to report Valley Ambulance was dispatched to the Island Sports Center. Officers arrived on scene to find Valley Medics treating and transporting the patient to UPMC Mercy Hospital. June 3, 2020 Fire Alarm/Smoke Detector Activated: Moon Dispatch ...

Union Real Estate to turn former K-Mart into new shopping plaza

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Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

June 28, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- While the days of Blue Light Specials may be over, a new shopping center will seek to fill the void that K-Mart left in Moon Township. Union Real Estate has announced their plan for redeveloping the former K-Mart property in Moon Township, calling the new plaza University Square. Lo...

RMU to release updated student IDs with contactless features, name changes

A sign at the entrance of RoMo's Cafe. Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Michael Sciulli)

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

June 27, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP --  While Robert Morris University continues to finalize their plans to protect students from the spread of COVID-19 this fall, an update to student IDs will make access easier and safer. RMU has announced their plans to update students’ access cards to the new RMU ID, which will ...

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

John Blinn, News Editor

June 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Staff and coaches at Robert Morris University have been furloughed and several other staff positions have been eliminated in an attempt to lessen the financial impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The university announced on Wednesday that staff whose workload had “diminished” wo...

Police Blotter: 05/01/2020 – 05/31/2020

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May 31, 2020

May 6, 2020 Fire Alarm/Smoke Detector Activated: Moon Dispatch reported a fire alarm activated in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be burnt food. The fire department was cancelled and the panel reset. May 8, 2020 Departmental Information: RMU Police Officers were on patro...

RMU announces reopening of campus for fall semester

Wheatley Center on the campus of Robert Morris University houses the School of Communication and Information Systems.

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

May 12, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University announced their plans to open campus for the 2020 Fall Semester this morning, foreshadowing a modified living environment and class structure for students. University president Chris Howard made the announcement via an email to all enrolled students. After ...