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Kennywood celebrates 10th anniversary with new haunt for Fright Nights

Nathan Sudie, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2011


Filed under News

Imagine walking down a dark and dismal hallway, not knowing where the next turn will be, hearing distance voices and screams while running from a frightening shadowy figure. For some, it’s an experience they crave this time of year, and Kennywood amusement park, located in West Mifflin, Pa., is...

Hometown reopens for business

Hometown reopens for business

Erica Sablofski, Staff Writer

September 21, 2011


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  After students returned to find Hometown Pizza deserted on Beaver Grade Road, the wait for the beloved pizza place’s reopening is over. Many Robert Morris University students were pleased to learn that Hometown Pizza, one of their most popular local restaurants, reopened on Friday, Sept. 9. It h...

RMU committed to veterans

RMU committed to veterans

Andrea Zanaglio and Jeff Crooks, News Editor; Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2011


Filed under News, Top Stories

With new services and technology, Robert Morris University is expanding its commitment to active military members and veterans. This year, RMU has seen an increase in veterans. Dr. Daniel Rota, director of veteran’s education and training services, stated that last spring 184 veterans were enrolled...

Welcome to the neighborhood, Walmart

Welcome to the neighborhood, Walmart

Kyra Mayo, Staff Writer

September 15, 2011


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Since its proposal, the establishment of a Walmart in Moon Township has been surrounded by controversy, leaving residents of Moon Township teetering between excitement and disappointment for this new addition to the area. Michelle Williams, a resident of Moon Township stated, “Personally, I don’t...

Police Blotter: Aug. 23 – Sept. 12, 2011

September 15, 2011


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8/23 - Accident - A visitor at the University came in and reported backing into a parked vehicle on campus. The owner of the other vehicle was notified and both parties information was taken for insurance purposes. 8/23 - Medical Emergency - Resident Life called and advised that a student in Marshal...

Student Government starts year strong

Erica Sablofski, Staff Writer

September 15, 2011


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Kicking off another new semester, Robert Morris University’s Student Government Association (SGA) looks to continue its mission of serving as a liaison between students and faculty as well as provide plenty of entertaining activities. Students who wish to voice an issue and representatives for student...

RMU housing crunch: More students, not enough rooms

RMU housing crunch: More students, not enough rooms

Alyssa Bishop, Staff Writer

September 15, 2011


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In 2010, Robert Morris University saw 896 freshmen from the Class of 2014 come to campus for their first semester at college. Of these 896 students, 721 of them lived on campus, according to John Michalenko, dean of students and chief student officer. Now, in 2011, Michalenko stated that RMU has decreased...

RMU officially opens new School of Business building

RMU officially opens new School of Business building

Maria Mauti, Staff Writer

September 15, 2011


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Robert Morris University professors and staff were introduced to the new School of Business building on Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the Randolph Family Gardens. Since its humble beginnings as the Robert Morris School of Accountancy in 1921, the school has transformed into a comprehensive liberal arts school...

Moon Community Access TV unveils new production trailer

Moon Community Access TV unveils new production trailer

Chelsey Frey, Staff Writer

September 15, 2011


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On Wednesday, Sept. 7, Moon Community Access TV’s brand new high definition production trailer was unveiled at the Moon Township Municipal building. The trailer was collaboration between MCA-TV and Robert Morris University. Students from RMU-TV have been working with MCA-TV to broadcast live sporting...

Pittsburgh Brewing Company reaches out to students for new logo

Amanda Burgess, Staff Writer

September 15, 2011


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The Pittsburgh Brewing Company (PBC) is rereleasing Olde Frothingslosh, a beer from the 1950s, and has asked media arts students from around the area to create the new logo for a cash prize. According to Sir Teddy Scullin, a writer for Beer Cans and Brewery Collectibles magazine, the ale first became...