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Is college worth the investment?

Is college worth the investment?

Sean Whitfield, Online Editor

October 28, 2011


Filed under News

Richard Arum, professor of sociology and education at NYU and author of “Academically Adrift,” writes in his book, "In recent cohorts of students, Barbara Schneider and David Stevenson have described the prevalence of 'drifting dreamers' with 'high ambitions but no clear life plans for reaching them'...

Generation Y determined to succeed

Generation Y determined to succeed

By Abbey Lape, Contributor

October 28, 2011


Filed under News, Top Stories

Senior accounting major Sarah Ellsworth describes herself as ambitious, confident, independent and goal oriented. When she graduates this spring, she will not only receive her bachelor’s degree but also her master’s in business administration. The catch is that she’s done it in four years while...

Defining ‘show business’

Nathan Sudie, Contributor

October 28, 2011


Filed under News

“You’re a special kind of people known as show people. You live in a world of your own. The audience paid plenty to sit there and clap, hearing you sing, watching you tap.” These lyrics from legendary composers John Kander and Fred Ebb may have said it best when trying to describe what it means...

Police Blotter: Oct. 18 – Oct. 24, 2011

October 27, 2011


Filed under News, Police Blotter

10/18 - Fire - This department was advised of a fire by Adams Hall. Upon officers’ arrival there was a small fire in the mulch underneath the dryer vent outside of Adams Hall. Officers extinguished the fire; there was no damage caused, and officers cleared without incident. 10/18 - Department Information...

Executive Decision 2011 set to take place tonight

Executive Decision 2011 set to take place tonight

Andrea Zanaglio, News Editor

October 26, 2011


Filed under News

VIDEO: Executive Decision: 2011 - Behind the Scenes Update This evening Thursday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. students in Robert Morris University's Media Management class will host "Executive Decision: 2011" in the Academic Media Center in the Patrick Henry Center on campus. The 60-minute debate will be betw...

Two men’s basketball freshmen cited for underage drinking

Two men’s basketball freshmen cited for underage drinking

Brooke Smith, Sports Editor

October 26, 2011


Filed under News, Sports

  Homecoming dances are about having fun with friends in various fashions.  For two members of the Robert Morris University men’s basketball team, October 7, 2011 turned into a nightmare.  Two freshmen were cited for underage drinking, and were then taken to Sewickley Valley hospital where they then...

Police Blotter: Oct. 10 – Oct. 17, 2011

October 20, 2011


Filed under News, Police Blotter

10/10 - Theft - This department was advised of items missing from the Hat Trick Club at the ISC. A list of the missing items was obtained. This incident is under investigation at this time. 10/10 - Accident - This department was notified of an accident behind Sewall Center. Both drivers’ vehicle i...

2011 Integrity First scholarship awarded at ethics workshop

Andrea Zanaglio and Jordann Garlock, News Editor; Staff Writer

October 13, 2011


Filed under News

Recipients of the 2011 Rande & Georgia Somma Integrity First Business scholarship were recognized on Oct. 13 in the International Suite of the Sewall Center during the first School of Business Ethics Workshop, which simulated a real-world gathering of business professionals to evaluate case studies. Ellen...

Delta Phi Epsilon sorority may join RMU’s Greek community

Delta Phi Epsilon sorority may join RMU’s Greek community

Alan Buehler, Contributor

October 13, 2011


Filed under News

Robert Morris University’s Interfraternity and Pan-Hellenic councils plan on adding another sorority to campus in the spring. Last Wednesday, the women of Delta Phi Epsilon (DPhiE) sorority came to campus to give a presentation about their sorority to not only the current interest group of RMU women,...

Freshmen and seniors win first RMU powder puff game

Erica Sablofski, Staff Writer

October 13, 2011


Filed under News

The freshmen and seniors team won Robert Morris University’s first powder puff football game that put freshmen and seniors against the sophomores and juniors with a final score of 16 to 8 on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. in the Joe Walton Stadium. The Student Program Board, Residence Hall Association,...