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Welcome to the neighborhood, Walmart

Welcome to the neighborhood, Walmart

Kyra Mayo, Staff Writer
September 15, 2011

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,...

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

September 15, 2011

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...

Student Government starts year strong

Erica Sablofski, Staff Writer
September 15, 2011

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...

RMU housing crunch: More students, not enough rooms

RMU housing crunch: More students, not enough rooms

Alyssa Bishop, Staff Writer
September 15, 2011

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...

RMU officially opens new School of Business building

RMU officially opens new School of Business building

Maria Mauti, Staff Writer
September 15, 2011

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...

Moon Community Access TV unveils new production trailer

Moon Community Access TV unveils new production trailer

Chelsey Frey, Staff Writer
September 15, 2011

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...

Pittsburgh Brewing Company reaches out to students for new logo

Amanda Burgess, Staff Writer
September 15, 2011

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,...

Jefferson Center’s new initiatives encourage students to get active

Jefferson Center’s new initiatives encourage students to get active

Andrea Zanaglio, News Editor
September 15, 2011

Located behind the Nicholson Center, the Jefferson Health and Fitness Center offers students the opportunity to stay fit throughout the semester through a variety of activities and workout equipment. Campus Recreation Director Armand Buzzelli noted some new additions to Jefferson...

Comedian provides laughs and advice to RMU students

Comedian provides laughs and advice to RMU students

Sybile Cherenfant, Features Editor
September 15, 2011

This past Saturday, Robert Morris University’s First Year Seminar Program (FYSP) and the Student Life Office hosted comedian Michael Dean Ester. Ester’s stand-up comedy act was part of the activities that the freshmen mentors coordinated during their training for the semester. “The...

RMU College Republicans, Army ROTC sponsor 9/11 remembrance events

RMU College Republicans, Army ROTC sponsor 9/11 remembrance events

Andrea Zanaglio, News Editor
September 11, 2011

This past Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11, a day etched into the memory of almost every American. In honor of the thousands of innocent Americans killed in the terrorist attacks, Robert Morris University’s Chapter of College Republicans and the Army ROTC sponsored...

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