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Work-study jobs: Too hard to come across?

Natalie DeBarto, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2011


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While numerous work-study positions exist on campus, many students find the process of being hired difficult. However, those hiring students on campus disagree, stating that students need to be more proactive in their job search. “It took me almost a year to get a job on campus,” explained Lauren...

New Capital Campaign looks to close gap between revenue and overall cost

Maria Mauti, Staff Writer

September 30, 2011


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Universities, whether public or private, rely on generated tuition to run their operations. Traditionally, Robert Morris University has used this model to fund itself as well. However, this year RMU is breaking from this tradition with a new vision, launching an unconventional strategy for fundraising. Currently,...

Pink Feet fundraiser takes steps toward breast cancer cure

Sara Dinwiddie, Staff Writer

September 30, 2011


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Each year, Robert Morris University’s Honors Student Advisory Committee organizes a fundraiser in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year, the committee has decided upon the Pink Feet fundraiser, which will be held on Oct. 15 at the softball field located across from Adams Hall. “It’s...

RMU’s Multicultural Student Services celebrates Hispanic heritage

Amanda Burgess, Staff Writer

September 30, 2011


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  STAFF WRITER   Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 not only on campus, but also around the nation. Robert Morris University takes part in this celebration by providing informational and recreational activities for everyone. The month’s events kicked...

Kennywood celebrates 10th anniversary with new haunt for Fright Nights

Nathan Sudie, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2011


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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


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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...