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Pittsburgh named No. 1 city for small businesses

Pittsburgh named No. 1 city for small businesses

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh is the best place to launch a small business, according to Citimart ratings. The ratings were based on 56 other U.S. cities. According to Citimart, Pittsburgh ranks first in openness to small businesses and their ideas. The Small Business Accessibility Score determines the...

RMU ranked one of the best value colleges in the Pittsburgh area

RMU ranked one of the best value colleges in the Pittsburgh area

John Blinn, News Editor

April 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University was recently ranked within the top 10 best value colleges in the Pittsburgh area. Using data from the U.S. Department of Education and countless reviews from all over the region, Niche — a Pittsburgh-based educational rankings site — made its list of the...

Global Karneval celebrates different cultures at RMU

Global Karneval celebrates different cultures at RMU

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 5, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - International students and organizations across the Robert Morris University campus celebrated their culture and shared it with the community. The third annual Global Karneval featured various booths, each representing different cultures. Saudi Arabia, Japan, India, Ethiopia, and Latin...

UPMC Events Center to host part-time employment job fair

UPMC Events Center to host part-time employment job fair

John Blinn, News Editor

April 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The UPMC Events Center will be hosting a part-time job fair to fill positions needed to get the venue up and running. On April 6 and April 13, OVG facilities will be looking for applicants interested in working guest services, box office, security and house-keeping. The venue will...

Democratic candidate Pam Iovino defeats D. Raja in 2019 special election

Democratic candidate Pam Iovino defeats D. Raja in 2019 special election

John Blinn, News Editor

April 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Democratic candidate Pam Iovino claimed victory over Republican candidate D. Raja at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday night. RELATED STORY: Raja, Iovino face off in 37th District Senate Debate at RMU's Yorktown Hall pic.twitter.com/LI9U5lwj6N — Pam Iovino (@pamforpa) April 3, 201...

RMU to host annual Out of the Darkness Walk

RMU to host annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Zachary Regan, Contributor

April 2, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The area outside of Robert Morris University’s Nicholson Center will be flooded with individuals preparing to take part in what will be the third Out of the Darkness Walk put on by the university. The walk, which acts as an awareness campaign for those suffering from mental health...

Buc Night returns to PNC Park

Buc Night returns to PNC Park

Gage Goulding, News Editor

April 2, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that Buc Night is returning for the 2019 season. The popular Pirates discount program features select games in which fans can purchase $1 tickets and select foods. The first time fans can take advantage of the ticket discounts this season is during...

Report: The best college athletics in Pennsylvania

Report: The best college athletics in Pennsylvania

Gage Goulding, News Editor

April 2, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — Niche.com put college sports teams across the state head to head with hopes to determine the best collegiate athletics in Pennsylvania. The report analyzes factors such as student reviews, statistics, national championships and athletic department revenue to determine the states best sch...

GoodFood names Pittsburgh one of the best destinations for foodies

GoodFood names Pittsburgh one of the best destinations for foodies

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH - GoodFood recently released a top 10 list of the best destinations for foodies and Pittsburgh made the list. Pittsburgh was ranked No. 7 of the 10 destinations named. Pittsburgh was on the same list as Japan, Italy and Ethiopia. Pittsburgh was also the only city in the United States that...

Single lane closures to begin in Robinson starting Monday

Single lane closures to begin in Robinson starting Monday

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Single lane closures are set to begin Monday, April 1 on Campbells Run Road in Robinson Township. According to the Department of Public Works, the closures will occur on Campbells Run Road between McMichael Road and Keiners Lane. The select locations will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5...