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RMU professors discuss communication styles in the 2020 presidential election

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Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Dr. Soren Fanning and Dr. Anthony Moretti sat down in Wheatley's atrium on Oct. 15 to discuss the communication styles and effects of the presidential and vice presidential debates. Dr. Fanning, who specializes in World History and is an associate professor at Robert Morris Univer...

Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students

Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students

John Blinn, News Editor

October 21, 2020

UPDATE: The original version of this article featured information about a saliva test for COVID-19 that would take less than 15 minutes to complete. The team at Curative Inc. has since clarified that this test is an oral swab, taking around 20 seconds to complete. MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris Un...

RMU Office of Residence Life hosts socially distanced “Fall Festival”

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Jonah Hoy, Reporter

October 21, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University had a small fall festival right in front of the Office of Residence Life Saturday, where students and passerby's could enjoy some fall themed snacks and activities. RMU is getting into the holiday spirit once again, with Halloween just around the corner and th...

Center for Global Engagement hosts panel on impact of COVID-19 featuring several Rooney scholars

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Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor

October 21, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Center for Global Engagement at Robert Morris University hosted the first Rooney Program Reunion Panel on Oct. 7. The panel was hosted by Dr. Jennifer Creamer, Directer for the Center for Global Engagement. The panel consisted of Rooney Scholars from across the world including Dr. Kl...

Robert Morris University announces tentative plan for Spring 2021 semester

Robert Morris University President Dr. Christopher Howard hosts

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University President Dr. Chris Howard announced the tentative plan for classes for the Spring 2021 semester. In an email sent from The Office of the President to the RMU community Wednesday morning, campus president, Dr. Howard expressed his gratitude for a, so far...

Robert Morris University introduces the new Colonial Success Fund

Robert Morris University introduces the new Colonial Success Fund

John Blinn, News Editor

October 15, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Certain Robert Morris University students could receive up to $5,000 annually with the new Colonial Success Fund. Through a new financial tool known as an income share agreement (ISA), select students can receive this funding but will be required to pay a set percentage of their income ...

RMU nursing students discuss changes to learning experience during COVID-19

RMU student Emma Burrows talks about what it is like being a nursing major during a global pandemic.

Hannah Waterman

October 8, 2020

College students are adapting to life and school during this uncertain time. For most, it has been quite the adjustment; however, for some students, it may prove to be a more difficult adjustment. Nursing students have several in-person requirements, such as labs and clinicals, that are essential...

RMU searching for virtual intruder who disrupted online Saudi National Day with racist insults

RMU searching for virtual intruder who disrupted online Saudi National Day with racist insults

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

September 29, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University is currently searching for an online intruder who disrupted the online Saudi National Day with racist statements. The comments were made during RMU President Chris Howard's opening remarks for the ceremony on Friday. As he was speaking, a user entered the...

Robert Morris University offers up to $40,000 through a new scholarship program competing with Duquesne

Robert Morris University offers up to $40,000 through a new scholarship program competing with Duquesne

John Blinn, News Editor

September 25, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has established a new scholarship program in an attempt to set itself apart from local rival Duquesne University. Up to $40,000, that's how much a student who has been accepted into both Robert Morris and Duquesne could save if they opt to enroll at RMU. ...

RMU confirms positive COVID-19 case on campus, 17 students in quarantine

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John Blinn, News Editor

September 4, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has confirmed that a member of the campus community has tested positive for COVID-19 on September 4, 2020. An email from the RMU Student Health Center stated that the university has reached out to everyone who may have been in close contact with this member...