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RMU receives grant money to renovate John Jay center

RMU receives grant money to renovate John Jay center

Malyk Johnson, News Manager

April 25, 2018


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

Robert Morris University has received a $5 million dollar grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. The grant will go towards renovating the John Jay Center on campus. John Jay Center currently houses the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The school began in 1999 originally with...

Police Blotter 4/17/18-4/23/18

Police Blotter 4/17/18-4/23/18

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

04/17/18 -Departmental information- The City of Pittsburgh Police Department forwarded an incident that dealt with a student of the University. The information was forwarded to Student Conduct.(closed) 04/17/18 -Lost property- A professor reported losing their University issued keys. A report was...

Robert Morris announces passing of Darcy B. Tannehill

Robert Morris announces passing of Darcy B. Tannehill

Malyk Johnson, News Manager

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

Robert Morris University announced the passing of Darcy B. Tannehill. Tannehill, who was an associate professor of education at Robert Morris, has worked at Robert Morris in various positions since the 1990s, according to the email. After returning to Robert Morris in 2010, Tannehill served as the...

RMU cancels summer theater to regroup

RMU cancels summer theater to regroup

Gage Goulding

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, RMU News

Robert Morris University has put its summer theater program on hold, according to Colonial Theater Program Coordinator, Ken Gargaro. "I planned my whole summer around the show because it's my favorite thing to do," said sophomore Jessica Boothe. "I make sure I have time for it, and being told it's...

Police Blotter 4/10/18-4/16/18

Police Blotter 4/10/18-4/16/18

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

04/10/18 -Lost Property- A report was taken for lost property.  The owner was advised that if it were turned into this department, they would be notified.(closed) 4/10/18 -Trouble Alarm- Guardian reported a trouble alarm activated in Concord Hall.  Officers responded and found the cause to be from b...

Congressman Keith Rothfus talks 2018 election, redistricting of Pa.

Congressman Keith Rothfus talks 2018 election, redistricting of Pa.

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

Congressman Keith Rothfus from the current 12th District is running for re-election in the 2018 election for the new 17th District. According to the New York Times, the redistricting of Pennsylvania provides a more competitive race for Congressman Rothfus, the Republican candidate. “It is what...

Ray Linsenmayer suspends Democratic primary campaign

Ray Linsenmayer suspends Democratic primary campaign

Gage Goulding

April 15, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

Ray Linsenmayer has suspended his campaign in the Pennsylvania 17th Congressional District Sunday. Linsenmayer was slated to compete against fellow Democrat Conor Lamb in the new congressional district in the primary election on May 15. Linsenmayer announced the campaign suspension at Lamb’s campai...

Landslide causes road closure in Moon Twp.

Landslide causes road closure in Moon Twp.

Gage Goulding

April 15, 2018


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, RMU News, Top Stories

Broadhead Road in Moon Township is now closed following a landslide, said the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in a press release to media. The closure is between University Blvd. and Flaughtery Run Road. According to WPXI, the road was closed last week for the same reason, but later reopened. Penn...

Florida teen asked to cover nipples with Band-Aids

Florida teen asked to cover nipples with Band-Aids

Gage Goulding

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

17-year-old Lizzy Martinez was called down to the principal's office during school and asked to place adhesive bandages on her nipples after a teacher complained that her body was distracting other students. "I was called out of class and allegedly my teacher called the front office and said she had...

RMU’s Out of the Darkness Walk receives national recognition

RMU’s Out of the Darkness Walk receives national recognition

Malyk Johnson

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

On April 7, Robert Morris University held its second annual Out of the Darkness Walk. The event is a way for students on campus to raise awareness and funding for suicide prevention. This year the event was attended by a representative for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. AFSP's nation...