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RMU College Republicans host “Can Socialism Work in the United States?”

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Jonah Hoy, Contributor

February 19, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Can socialism work in the United States? This was the hard-hitting theme of the lecture held at Rogal Chapel, hosted by Sherry Kai. On Jan. 30, the Robert Morris University College Republicans brought Kai in to speak on behalf of this topic. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. During...

Pittsburgh crime rates drop again in 2019

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Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 15, 2020

PITTSBURGH - The City of Pittsburgh recently reported that there were fewer homicides in 2019. Crime rates decreased in 2019, with the number of homicides in the city dropping by 36 percent from 2018, with 58 homicides in 2018 and 37 in 2019. Police officials credited many different factors for...

Pittsburgh mascots ice skate with families at Schenley Skating Rink

Mascot Skate 2020

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

February 14, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Mascots from all over the Pittsburgh region, including RoMo, joined the Mascot Skate Party at the Schenley Skating Rink. Iceburgh from the Pittsburgh Penguins, Doodles from Chick-fil-A, and many others tested out their ice skating skills at the Schenley Skating Rink and spent time with...

SGA meeting recap: John Michalenko

SGA meeting recap: John Michalenko

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

February 13, 2020

ROBERT MORRIS - Vice President of Student Life, John Michalenko addressed meal plan changes at this week’s SGA meeting. According to Michalenko, the changes proposed at during a meeting that on took place in Hopwood Hall on Feb. 5 are not yet final. Students can also email [email protected]

RMU Sentry Media announces the addition of our new business section

RMU Sentry Media announces the addition of our new business section

Logan Carney, Melanie Hulse, Michael Sciulli, Andrew Arrigo, Andrew Aubrey, Kamden Demarest, and Tessa Bramble

February 10, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- This semester, RMU Sentry Media has officially implemented a section focused strictly on the business side of the organization, allowing new opportunities for both RMU students and RMU Sentry Media. With the expansion of the RMU Sentry Media’s new Colonial Sports Network, the decision...

RMU School of Business opens the Center for Sales Excellence

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Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University students, faculty, and alumni came together in Ferris Hall to celebrate the grand opening of the new Center for Sales Excellence. On Jan. 29, an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the Center for Sales Excellence, which was funded by John Waldron...

SGA meeting recap: Alternative Spring Break is announced

SGA meeting recap: Alternative Spring Break is announced

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Student Government Association (SGA) held their first meeting of the spring semester. SGA discussed Alternative Spring Break with Micah Thompson, the Engaged Learning and Community Involvement advisor. Alternative Spring Break allows students to help out the Pittsburgh community...

RMU students volunteer for No School STEM Day

Several Robert Morris University students volunteer for No School STEM Day. 

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John Blinn, News Editor

February 4, 2020

PITTSBURGH - While most Robert Morris University students were taking an extra day off, a small group of others spent their free Monday in a local library. But rather than studying, they were teaching. On Jan. 20, the manager of SEMS (Secondary Education of Mathematics and Science) Outreach, Sara...

RMU discusses potential changes to “Meal Plan” structure

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John Blinn, News Editor

February 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University is currently working on a newly modified meal plan for students. Currently, RMU students are able to select from several different plans that offer a set amount of money that decreases as students buy various meals and other items. Vice President of Marketing...

U.S. Census Bureau to open up 500,000 jobs for part-time applicants

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Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - The U.S. Census Bureau will be hiring up to 500,000 part-time census takers for 2020. Census takers go door to door to collect responses for people who have not responded over email or phone. Every 10 years, the U.S. requires people to conduct a census in order to determine the...