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Police Blotter: Nov. 9 – Nov. 14, 2011

Police Blotter: Nov. 9 – Nov. 14, 2011

November 16, 2011


Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

11/9 - Theft - A resident student advised that a credit card was taken from his room in Salem Hall. The victim is obtaining information from the credit card company to add to the report. This incident is under investigation at this time. 11/9 - Accident - A student reported damage done to their veh...

Quirky ‘Servant of Two Masters’ is Colonial Theater’s latest production

Quirky ‘Servant of Two Masters’ is Colonial Theater’s latest production

Jordann Garlock, Assistant Ad Manager

November 16, 2011


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Robert Morris University’s Colonial Theater recently put on the production of “The Servant of Two Masters.” “RMU is doing an Italian celebration this semester, and we decided we wanted to do an Italian play and at the same time. . . . Since we have had RMU Colonial Theater back on-campus,...

‘Beyond Busted’ program introduces new degree at RMU

Mike Lafayette, Contributor

November 16, 2011


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Last Wednesday, Nov. 9, Robert Morris University introduced its Bachelor of Science Degree in Cyber Forensics and Information Security at the “Beyond Busted: Forensics in Action” program, which focused on real world, practical applications of forensics that are used today, in the Sewall Center from...

Alternative fall break gives students chance to make a difference

Alternative fall break gives students chance to make a difference

Kevin Zavitz, Staff Writer

November 13, 2011


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From Nov. 18 to Nov. 20, some RMU students will be giving up several days of their Thanksgiving break to help those less fortunate. “We will be taking twelve students to stay overnight in Pittsburgh,” said Jessica Mann, volunteer service coordinator in the office of student engagement. “While...

RMU purchases Holiday Inn: ‘A no brainer from the cost side’

RMU purchases Holiday Inn: ‘A no brainer from the cost side’

Maria Mauti, Staff Writer

November 10, 2011


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In an email to students, faculty and staff, Robert Morris University President Gregory Dell’Omo announced on Monday that the university had purchased the Holiday Inn, which sits on 17 acres and will provide rooms for 500 students. Purchased for $10.15 million at a sheriff’s sale, the Moon Township...

Slow wireless connections across campus

Slow wireless connections across campus

Ryan Painter, Contributor

November 10, 2011


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Increased frustration with the speed of wireless Internet access across campus has students and staff alike questioning why the slowdown is occurring. For approximately two months, many resident students have been experiencing a slowdown in wireless speeds and general network congestion. With increasing...

Getting SET for graduation

Getting SET for graduation

Andrea Zanaglio, News Editor

November 10, 2011


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In May 2013, the class of 2013 will be the first RMU students to graduate with the Student Engagement Transcript (SET) as a requirement, prompting efforts to make students more aware of these requirements. Starting with the freshmen class of 2009, including online only students, RMU students are required...

Mixed reactions surround RMU’s Wale concert

Ethan Woy, Staff Writer

November 10, 2011


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Over 1,000 strong braved the rough autumn evening conditions while waiting outside the Sewall Center Oct. 27 to see Wale’s Ambition concert. After finally being ushered into the arena, the audience then waited once again for the main attraction. Some Pittsburgh-area rappers opened up the show to...

Obama reaches out to young voters

Obama reaches out to young voters

Jeff Crooks, Assistant News Editor

November 10, 2011


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The reelection campaign of President Barack Obama has launched Greater Together, a new initiative geared at energizing young voters the same way his campaign did in 2008. Obama’s National Campaign Manager, Jim Messina, and Youth Vote Director, Valeisha Butterfield-Jones, announced the initiative...

New student loan policy: Political move or simply helpful?

Maria Mauti, Staff Writer

November 10, 2011


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In a packed gymnasium on Wednesday, Oct. 25, President Barack Obama broadcast to the nation his executive order that fundamentally changed the student loan repayment process for struggling students and future generations. In front of 4,000 students, staff, faculty and community members at the Auraria...