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University presidents unite against sexual violence on campuses

University presidents unite against sexual violence on campuses

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

September 21, 2017


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University presidents of Southwestern Pennsylvania are coming together to say no more to sexual violence. Southwest PA Says No More is a program that is working towards creating a safe environment for college students. Thirteen university presidents, including Robert Morris University President Christophe...

Moon Township Fire Department called to Patrick Henry

Moon Township Fire Department called to Patrick Henry

Malyk Johnson, Assistant News Manager

September 20, 2017


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The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Department was called to Robert Morris University's Patrick Henry Center after RMU Public Safety rang the fire alarm. "There was some mulch that was burning on the outside of the building right outside of the air intake system for the ventilation system, and it was...

Police Blotter 9/12/17-9/18/17

Police Blotter 9/12/17-9/18/17

September 20, 2017


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09/12/17 -302- Officers were called for a student in need of a medical evaluation. Valley Ambulance transported the student to Sewickley Hospital for treatment.(closed) 09/12/17 -Medical Emergency- Officers were notified of a student in need of medical attention.  Valley Ambulance transported t...

Changes at Kennywood Park

Changes at Kennywood Park

Gage Goulding

September 19, 2017


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Kennywood Park received the award for the Best Funhouse/Walkthrough Attraction in the world for "Noah's Ark". The award was presented at a ceremony at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Conn., by Amusement Today. This is the eighth consecutive year that Noah's Ark won the award. "The Ark really is a one-of-a-kind...

Mochella kicks off homecoming

Mochella kicks off homecoming

Morgan Nagle

September 19, 2017


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John Locke and the Student Life organization conducted the first Mochella music event prior to the annual homecoming celebration. Robert Morris University alumni Jasmine Tate and Frank Vieira put a concert on the Nicholson Front Lawn on Sept. 15 as they began the celebrations of Homecoming Weekend. The...

RMU grieves passing of student

RMU grieves passing of student

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

September 18, 2017


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Robert Morris University is mourning the death of Joshua Merriman, a senior finance major. Merriman was 21 years old and a member of RMU Men's D3 Club Ice Hockey Team. He was from Wintersville, Ohio, and said to have died on Saturday, Sept. 16. "This is a devastating loss to Joshua’s friends...

RMU College Republicans prepare 9/11 memorial for 10th year

RMU College Republicans prepare 9/11 memorial for 10th year

Morgan Nagle

September 14, 2017


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Sept. 11 of each year has been a day held in remembrance of the victims of the terrorist attacks in 2001 that took the lives of 2,997 people in New York City, Washington D.C. and the passengers on Flight 93. So on Sept. 9, Robert Morris University’s College Republicans set out to honor those lives lo...

Police Blotter 8/29/17-9/11/17

Police Blotter 8/29/17-9/11/17

September 14, 2017


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08/29/17  -Accident- Complainant reported damage done to their vehicle while parked in the CFL#1 parking lot.  All pertinent information was obtained and a report was issued for insurance purposes. (Closed) 08/29/17  -Fire Alarm- Guardian reported a fire alarm activated in Salem Hall.  Offic...

RMU wins 1 out of 4 Mid-Atlantic Emmy College/University nominations

RMU wins 1 out of 4 Mid-Atlantic Emmy College/University nominations

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

September 9, 2017


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RMU has won one College/University Student Production awards out of 4 Mid-Atlantic Emmy College/University nominations. Out of the nominated are 22 students and one faculty member. Students have been nominated for the Long Form, Sports-Live Event and the Public Affair/Community Service categories....

RMU students explore ways to get involved on campus

RMU students explore ways to get involved on campus

Jax Kelly

September 9, 2017


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On Wednesday, Sept. 6, hundreds of students gathered at the Nicholson walkway to explore all of the clubs and organizations Robert Morris University has to offer. "It's a great way to get acquainted with campus and see all that the university has to offer," said Mia Krolczyk, freshman engineering...