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RMU students gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Antwon Rose

RMU students gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Antwon Rose

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 30, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP — Robert Morris University students gathered for a candlelight vigil filled with prayer, song and remembrance in honor of Antwon Rose. After the two teens fled from the vehicle, Rosfeld shot and killed Rose, who was unarmed at the time. In the recent four-day trial, Rosfeld was found...

La Roche officially gains university status

La Roche officially gains university status

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH — La Roche College officially gained university status on Tuesday. President Sister Candace Introcaso announced this change during a celebration held at the school. “Changing our designation and name to La Roche University is the fulfillment of a vision that many on campus have shared...

Car Seat Safety Clinic aims to reduce child car injuries

Car Seat Safety Clinic aims to reduce child car injuries

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH - Motor vehicles are among the leading causes of death for children in the United States. Officials in Pittsburgh are working to cut down on child deaths in motor vehicles by hosting a Car Seat Safety Clinic. Pittsburgh EMS will be holding a FREE car seat clinic at the EMS trainin...

President Howard meets with Student Government Association in Massey Theater

President Howard meets with Student Government Association in Massey Theater

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's Student Government Association (SGA) was joined by President Chris Howard for their meeting on Tuesday. Students gathered in Massey Theater at 5 p.m. to ask the president questions and learn more about the status of the university and what to expect as a...

County Executive announces new Adopt-a-Roadway Program

County Executive announces new Adopt-a-Roadway Program

Marlisa Miller, Contributor

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH - Rich Fitzgerald, county executive, has recently announced the launch of a new Adopt-a-Roadway program. The program allows non-political organizations, groups, corporations and individuals to "adopt" a county-owned road and help assist in efforts to keep it clean. Signs will be posted...

Flu deaths increase to 10 in Allegheny Co.

Flu deaths increase to 10 in Allegheny Co.

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH - Ten people have now died from the flu this season in the Pittsburgh area. Health officials at the Allegheny County Health Department released on Wednesday that two more county residents have died due to the flu. Both a male in his early 30s and a female in her early 90s died this...

What’s the cost of postseason basketball?

What’s the cost of postseason basketball?

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, News, Pittsburgh News, RMU News, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP - For schools that miss out on the NCAA tournament, officials turn to smaller tournaments in order to get their moment in the spotlight. After the Colonials failed to post a season-long record that qualified the team for selection to the NCAA tournament, university officials have turned...

Pennsylvania ranked with third-highest tax rate in the nation

Pennsylvania ranked with third-highest tax rate in the nation

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- It is said that there are three certainties in life, death and taxes. A recent WalletHub study shows which states across the nation have the lowest and highest rates of one of these certainties. With the year's tax-filing deadline of April 15 inching closer and closer, one may be...

Increasing sexual violence awareness on Robert Morris University’s campus

Increasing sexual violence awareness on Robert Morris University’s campus

Jordan Redinger, Contributor

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- In response to the rapid increase of sexual assault allegations in the media, particularly regarding the #MeToo movement, universities across America are striving to create more programs to ensure students are safe. Robert Morris University is no different. “The best thing is to create...

PWSA to provide free lead line replacements for eligible homeowners

PWSA to provide free lead line replacements for eligible homeowners

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Water and Sewage Authority is implementing a new program that will help eligible Pittsburgh residents replace their lead lines. The program is possible due to $1.8 million that is a settlement from an enforcement action by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The...