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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...

RMU begins construction on UPMC Events Center; Sewall Center being demolished

RMU begins construction on UPMC Events Center; Sewall Center being demolished
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Malyk Johnson, Assistant News Manager

October 27, 2017

Construction began on the UPMC Events Center Friday, Oct. 27. The Charles L. Sewall Center is currently being partially demolished to make room for the new multi-million dollar events center, which was announced last year. 🚧🚜👷🏼Sewall Center comes down to make way for the UPMC Ev...

RMU upgrades laundry systems on campus

RMU upgrades laundry systems on campus

Briana Lewis

October 24, 2017

As of the 2017-18 academic year, Robert Morris University has renovated the laundry systems to make doing laundry on campus easier for students. In the summer of 2017, the university began replacing all the washers and dryers on campus with Speed Queen Quantum Control washers and dryers through the...