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Robert Morris University tuition and fees to increase for 2019-20 school year

Robert Morris University tuition and fees to increase for 2019-20 school year

John Blinn, News Editor

May 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's cost of tuition and fees is set to increase for the 2019-20 school year. Undergraduate students will be facing a $435 increase in their flat-rate tuition for the upcoming 2019 fall semester. The 2.9% increase will bring flat-rate tuition costs from $14,530...

“Longmire” showrunner speaks to RMU cinema students

“Longmire” showrunner speaks to RMU cinema students

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

May 3, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Emily Thomas, showrunner and producer of the hit Netflix original “Longmire,” recently visited the Robert Morris University campus to talk about her experience with Hollywood. A large number of digital cinema and television students piled into the Wheatley Center atrium last Thursday...

Campus Drive to reopen to traffic

Campus Drive to reopen to traffic

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- Campus Drive is set to reopen at the start of May. The road that travels in front of the UPMC Events Center will reopen to traffic on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 a.m. According to Robert Morris University's Facilities Management, deliveries, landscaping, and finishing touches will still...

The Organization for Latin American Students holds a rally for National Immigrant Resilience Day

The Organization for Latin American Students holds a rally for National Immigrant Resilience Day

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- Students came together to shed light on current immigration issues in honor of National Immigrant Resilience Day. The Organization for Latin American Students (OLAS) hosted the rally last Thursday evening. The event included various information tables that included a mental health resource...

Police Blotter 4/09/19-4/15/19

Police Blotter 4/09/19-4/15/19

April 21, 2019

4/09/19- Departmental Information- A student requested a report documented for a harassment situation (closed). 4/10/19- Welfare Check- A concerned parent requested a welfare check on their child.  Officers were able to make contact, and advised the parent was notified (closed). 4/10/19- Fire A...

Police Blotter 4/02/19-4/08/19

Police Blotter 4/02/19-4/08/19

April 21, 2019

4/02/19- Medical Emergency- A student came to the Police Department in need of medical attention.  Valley Ambulance was contacted, and transported the student to Sewickley Valley Hospital for treatment (closed). 4/02/19- Recovered Property- An officer noticed and unattended vehicle parked next to a fire hydrant. ...

RMU bookstore completes renovations

RMU bookstore completes renovations

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Finishing touches have just been added to the RMU bookstore, completing the store's renovations. The project, which was funded by Barnes and Nobles, started on March 4 and continued on through spring break. The bookstore boasts updated flooring and graphics, as well as new apparel. RELATED ST...

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The RMU campus turned colorful over the weekend to help raise money for families in Pittsburgh. RMU teamed up with the organization Bringing Hope Home to host the fifth annual 5K Color Run on Saturday. The event brought dozens of people together to raise money which would support families...

Kennywood Park seeks college students as part of summer workforce

Kennywood Park seeks college students as part of summer workforce

Gage Goulding, Contributor

April 16, 2019

WEST MIFFLIN -- An entire summer of fun that could turn into a career. When thinking about an amusement park like Pittsburgh's Kennywood Park, the thought of roller coasters, delicious foods and unforgettable experiences comes to mind. However, for college students preparing to enter the workforce,...

RMU community responds to President Trump’s executive order on free speech

RMU community responds to President Trump’s executive order on free speech

Logan Carney, Digital Content Manager

April 15, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- On March 21, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that requires colleges to respect free speech on campus or they will lose federal funding. The order will withhold a school’s share of a $35 billion budget that is set aside each year for research and educational gran...