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Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association to host 5K event to help disabled athletes

Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association to host 5K event to help disabled athletes

John Blinn, News Editor

October 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (WPTLA) is preparing to host their 19th annual President's Challenge 5K Run/Walk/Wheel. The event will benefit the Pittsburgh Steelwheelers, which is an organization that strives to assist physically challenged athletes. The organization...

Police Blotter 9/24/19-9/30/19

Police Blotter 9/24/19-9/30/19

October 1, 2019

9/24/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a fire Alarm in Salem Hall. Officers arrived and found the cause of the alarm to be cooking. No sign of smoke or fire. The Fire Dept was cancelled and the fire panel reset (closed). 9/24/19- 201 Commitment- The Counseling requested assistance with a student wishing to si...

SGA meeting recap: Chris King discusses RMU athletics

SGA meeting recap: Chris King discusses RMU athletics

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris’ Student Government Association held a meeting on Tuesday. The meeting featured vice president and director of athletics Chris King as well as chief marketing officer Chelsea Blakely. Chris King discussed his plans for the future of RMU athletics and emphasized the...

Police Blotter 9/17/19-9/23/19

Police Blotter 9/17/19-9/23/19

September 24, 2019

9/17/19- Departmental infromation- A resident student reported a roommate dispute. Report taken for informational and Residence Life purposes (closed). 9/17/19- 201 Commitment- The Counseling Center called requesting assistance with a 201 commitment. The individual was driven to the hospital via p...

Man taken into custody following a multi-vehicle University Blvd. accident

Man taken into custody following a multi-vehicle University Blvd. accident

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- A multi-vehicle accident on University Boulevard took place outside of the Robert Morris University campus and resulted in what appeared to be an arrest. Three vehicles were involved in the accident that took place at the intersection of University Boulevard and Campus Drive. Moon Township...

Yorktown Fitness Center transforms into a 24/7 facility

Yorktown Fitness Center transforms into a 24/7 facility

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 23, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - New plans for the Yorktown Fitness Center are currently in the works, as the facility is transitioning into a 24/7 facility. Previously, students had limited hours to access the fitness center, but the new initiative aims to make the space more available to Yorktown residents. In...

The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania hosts concert in Pittsburgh featuring Peter Buffett

The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania hosts concert in Pittsburgh featuring Peter Buffett

John Blinn, News Editor

September 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Son of Warren Buffett, Peter Buffett, will be visiting Pittsburgh on Oct. 2 with hopes of bringing the community together and focusing on complex issues. The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania will be hosting a live concert and conversation, featuring the philanthropist and musician. Buffett...

Precautionary boil water advisory issued for portions of Allegheny County

Precautionary boil water advisory issued for portions of Allegheny County

John Blinn, News Editor

September 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pennsylvania American Water issued a precautionary boil water advisory for certain portions of Allegheny County on Friday. The advisory was the result of a water main break that took place in Carrick. The main break prevented Pennsylvania American Water's ability to replenish the local...

George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport

George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport

John Blinn, News Editor

September 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH - After a six-month absence, President George Washington and former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris have returned home to the Pittsburgh International Airport. The iconic statues of the two idols were removed in March to be refurbished at the Senator John Heinz History Center. And just ...

RMU to construct new $5 million building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

RMU to construct new $5 million building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

John Blinn, News Editor

September 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University will be using a $5 million grant to create a new building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The SEMS current home, John Jay, will undergo heavy renovations in order to bring in prospective students and create a more efficient academic...