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United Way seeking volunteers to assist low-wage earning workers with taxes

United Way seeking volunteers to assist low-wage earning workers with taxes

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

November 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH - United Way of Southwestern PA is looking for 500 volunteers to help with their 2020 Free Tax Preparation Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to assist hard-working, low-wage earning individuals and families to make sure that they receive the full refunds that they are entitled to. "A...

SGA meeting recap: Community Adviser applications are open

SGA meeting recap: Community Adviser applications are open

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 14, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - The third Student Government Association meeting announced the application process of the Community Adviser position. Community Adviser applications have opened up for the 2020-2021 school year. Anna Kowalski-Lewis, program assistant for community development from Residence...

RMU celebrates new John Jay renovations with groundbreaking ceremony

RMU celebrates new John Jay renovations with groundbreaking ceremony

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University broke ground for a newly renovated building in the School of Engineering, Math and Science (SEMS). On Nov. 12, faculty, staff and alumni were invited to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the John Jay Center, a $5 million project funded...

Political Science majors debate in second week of First Amendment on Trial

Political Science majors debate in second week of First Amendment on Trial

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

November 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The second of the four First Amendment on Trial debates was held in the Academic Media Center at Robert Morris University, Thursday afternoon. The debate was based on the second part of the First Amendment, "freedom of speech". Debaters Kristen Davis and Rachel Pracht examined The...

Moon Township Police Department issues a traffic alert for University Blvd.

Moon Township Police Department issues a traffic alert for University Blvd.

John Blinn, News Editor

November 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Moon Township Police Department issued a traffic alert for University Boulevard. Authorities warned commuters of the enhanced volume of traffic that would be seen on the road. The increase in traffic is the result of the Robert Morris University basketball game against the University...

Allegheny County Public Works preparing for possible winter weather

Allegheny County Public Works preparing for possible winter weather

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

November 11, 2019

PITTSBURGH - With the expectation of snow on the way, Allegheny County Public Works is preparing for all possible conditions. Authorities informed citizens that they are prepared to take on the potential winter weather. "We plan to dispatch 18 trucks overnight to salt county-owned roads and bridges,"...

Professors David Jamison and Ann Jabro put the first amendment on trial with $2,000 grant

Professors David Jamison and Ann Jabro put the first amendment on trial with $2,000 grant

John Blinn, News Editor

October 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University students are putting the first amendment on trial. Professors Ann Jabro and David Jamison received a $2000 grant from Middle Tennessee "1 for All" program, that allows them to educate students and the public on the freedoms of the first amendment. The two...

Robert Morris University officers host “Pizza with Public Safety”

Robert Morris University officers host “Pizza with Public Safety”

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

October 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University campus police officers came out to Hopwood Hall last Wednesday evening to answer students' questions about different topics. Acting Chief Jeffery Schmetzer was one of the speakers at the event. He was joined by officers Bill Wagner, Jordan Ross and Chuck O'Hara....

Police Blotter 10/8/19-10/14/19

Police Blotter 10/8/19-10/14/19

October 27, 2019

10/8/19- Welfare check- This Dept. received a request for a welfare check on a resident student. Unable to make contact with. See report #19-0531 (closed). 10/8/19- Fire alarm- Guardian reported a fire alarm in Madison Hall. Officers responded and determined the alarm to be false. The Fire Dept was canc...

SGA meeting recap: RMU dining experienced some changes this semester

SGA meeting recap: RMU dining experienced some changes this semester

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - The Student Government Association addressed the recent changes to RMU dining. Lisa Rodgers, senior general manager of Parkhurst Dining, and Keith Lyne, assistant director of retail, were present to discuss some of the decisions Dining Services made. Keith Lyne mentions...