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RMU welcomes new documentary filmmaker to campus

RMU welcomes new documentary filmmaker to campus

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

September 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Media Arts students recently got the opportunity to meet Eva Weber, who is this semester's visiting documentary filmmaker. Eva Weber is a German filmmaker based in London. Her work includes both documentary and fiction films. Weber's films have appeared in multiple festivals and have...

President Howard discusses plans for the new year

President Howard discusses plans for the new year

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- President Chris Howard recently discussed this school year and all that it entails as RMU gets ready for another semester. In an email issued to students, President Howard introduced plans for upcoming renovations for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The Richard Mellon...

Bob Dylan to perform at the UPMC Events Center

Bob Dylan to perform at the UPMC Events Center

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- American folk music icon Bob Dylan has been announced as the next headlining act at Robert Morris University's UPMC Events Center. A part of the newest "Bob Dylan and His Band" tour, the concert will take place on Sunday, November 10, at 8 P.M. The event was first announced throug...

RMU student facing felony charges, banned from campus

RMU student facing felony charges, banned from campus

John Blinn, News Editor

August 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A Robert Morris University student that is facing felony charges has been banned from all university-owned property. The Robert Morris University Police Department announced on Thursday that 21-year-old Wassim Ouchene has been prohibited from the Robert Morris University campus. Ouch...

RMU officer promoted to acting chief of police

RMU officer promoted to acting chief of police

John Blinn, News Editor

August 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - After serving Robert Morris University for 15 years, Chief of Police Randy Mink retired at the end of the 2018 spring semester. A few months later, RMU's former Police Sergeant Jeffrey Schmetzer has been set up to fill this role. Chief Schmetzer has worked with Robert Morris over the...

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...