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The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank hosts “drive-up” food distribution to practice social distancing

Over 800 boxes were distributed on Wednesday, but the food bank was prepared for 1500 or more visitros. Moon Township, PA. April 22, 2020. RMU Sentry Media/Garret Roberts

John Blinn, News Editor

April 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH -- Huge stacks of boxes containing food, lengthy lines of cars as far as the eye could see and numerous volunteers wearing neon vests, face masks and gloves. This was the unique scene at the Pittsburgh International Airport on April 22. The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank delive...

University of Pittsburgh announces potential COVID-19 vaccine

University of Pittsburgh announces potential COVID-19 vaccine

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

April 2, 2020

As the world’s medical research community races to find a cure for Covid-19, a veteran vaccine researcher right here in Pittsburgh has stepped up with what may be a promising solution.

RMU cancels study abroad opportunities as the coronavirus continues to spread

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John Blinn, News Editor

February 27, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP— Robert Morris University has canceled all Faculty-Led Education Abroad Programs (FLEAPs) for the remainder of the semester as an act of caution against the coronavirus. In an email from RMU’s Office of Student Life, on behalf of Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs...

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...

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...

Allegheny County names Matthew Dugan as new Chief Public Defender

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Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 1, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Allegheny County named Matthew Dugan, Esq. as the new Chief Public Defender. County Manager William D. McKain announced that Matthew Dugan was appointed to the position on Jan. 14. "We are proud of the work that has been done in the Public Defender's office under the administration...