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Sexual violence normalized on college campuses

Sexual violence normalized on college campuses

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

January 26, 2018

Every day a new sexual harassment or assault charge is being brought to light in celebrity, political and daily news. This fall, Robert Morris University has joined a movement in the Pittsburgh region known as Southwest PA Says No More, which is speaking out about sexual violence and harassment on uni...

Learn how to get Sewall Center memorabilia at the men’s basketball game

Learn how to get Sewall Center memorabilia at the men’s basketball game

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

January 11, 2018

Robert Morris University tweeted last night that fans could learn how to receive a floorboard from the Chuck of the Charles L. Sewall Center at tonight's men's basketball game. "We have a lot of the materials that were salvaged from the demolition and we are working with vendors to create souvenirs...

Students attempt to get bus route from RMU to Downtown

Students attempt to get bus route from RMU to Downtown

Malyk Johnson

December 6, 2017

After relying on public transportation while in Morocco and Germany, Robert Morris University students Alexis Walker and Laurel Murray decided to raise awareness and petition to get a bus route to campus. As a part of the Vera L. Heinz scholarship, both students were required to present a project...

Alpha Chi Rho camping in cold temperatures to raise awareness

Alpha Chi Rho camping in cold temperatures to raise awareness

Delenn Poe

November 10, 2017

“Freezing for a reason.” That is the saying that is getting Alpha Chi Rho through the week. They have been camping outside the Nicholson Center for a special cause for its annual fundraiser in which members live in tents and get donations from passing students and faculty. As part of their philanthropy,...

Magicians win Comedy for a Cause

Magicians win Comedy for a Cause

Sam Buck

November 10, 2017

On Nov. 8, Robert Morris University's Residence Hall Association hosted the second annual Comedy for a Cause. This event was to get members of RMU’s community to put together a comedy skit that could win up to $500 for a charity for the group's choosing. The event started at 9:15 p.m. the with ...

Safety expert gives college campuses advice on handling threats

Safety expert gives college campuses advice on handling threats

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

November 8, 2017

Safety may be at the front of many students’ minds since the attacks like the Texas church shooting and the Las Vegas shooting. Kathleen Kiernan is a campus public safety expert who gives students strategies to keep themselves and others safe on a college campus. Kiernan worked in federal law enforcement fo...

Campus Chapel celebrates 15th anniversary

Campus Chapel celebrates 15th anniversary

Morgan Nagle

November 3, 2017

"In a fast paced ever changing world, it is important to have a place on campus dedicated for meditation/contemplation and worship," said RMU's Campus Minister, Gary M. Slifkey, during an email interview in regards to the importance of having access to a campus chapel. RMU's Rogal Chapel celebrated...

RMU-TV congratulated by Moon Township Board of Directors for Student Production Award

RMU-TV congratulated by Moon Township Board of Directors for Student Production Award

Malyk Johnson

November 2, 2017

RMU-TV was honored during the November Moon Township Board of Supervisors Meeting for winning a Student Production Award at the Mid-Atlantic Emmys. RMU-TV won the award for "Colonial Sports Network: RMU Men's Basketball vs Bryant" in the Sports-Live Event category. "All of that would not hap...

Power outage in Moon Township, Yorktown hall affected

Power outage in Moon Township, Yorktown hall affected

Delaney Hassell, Social Media Manager

November 2, 2017

UPDATE: Power has been restored to Yorktown Hall. -- A transformer blew in Moon Township, causing a power outage in the area on Thursday evening. One of the buildings affected was RMU's Yorktown residence hall. RMU police report that no one was trapped in the elevators in the building. There...

RMU to begin paving Student Recreation and Fitness Center roads

RMU to begin paving Student Recreation and Fitness Center roads

Rebekah Wilford

October 28, 2017

On Oct. 23, an email was sent to all students regarding upcoming road work on campus.On Oct. 24, T.A. Robinson Asphalt Paving Inc. began preparing to expand the parking lot and repave the roadway near the Student Recreation and Fitness Center. This preparation process is expected to last about four days...