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Police Blotter 10/8/19-10/14/19

Police Blotter 10/8/19-10/14/19

October 27, 2019

10/8/19- Welfare check- This Dept. received a request for a welfare check on a resident student. Unable to make contact with. See report #19-0531 (closed). 10/8/19- Fire alarm- Guardian reported a fire alarm in Madison Hall. Officers responded and determined the alarm to be false. The Fire Dept was canc...

Police Blotter 10/1/19-10/7/19

Police Blotter 10/1/19-10/7/19

October 17, 2019

10/1/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a Fire Alarm in Concord Hall. The cause of the alarm was found to be cooking. The Fire Dept was cancelled and fire panel reset (closed). 10/1/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a Fire Alarm in Salem Hall. The cause of the alarm was found to be cooki...

RMU’s Office of Residence Life responds to reports of insects in Yorktown Hall

RMU’s Office of Residence Life responds to reports of insects in Yorktown Hall

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 16, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's Office of Residence life recently responded to reports of cockroaches in the Yorktown Hall dorm. In an email sent out to residents, the Office of Residence Life reported that Facilities successfully treated some rooms, and advised students to remove trash...

Active Minds and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars prove GPA does not influence mental health

Active Minds and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars prove GPA does not influence mental health

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A survey from Active Minds and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) show their findings on mental health in universities. The survey includes 9,139 college students who are high-performing in the nation. 91 percent of these students with a GPA of 3.4 or higher felt overwhelmed...

Police Blotter 9/24/19-9/30/19

Police Blotter 9/24/19-9/30/19

October 1, 2019

9/24/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a fire Alarm in Salem Hall. Officers arrived and found the cause of the alarm to be cooking. No sign of smoke or fire. The Fire Dept was cancelled and the fire panel reset (closed). 9/24/19- 201 Commitment- The Counseling requested assistance with a student wishing to si...

SGA meeting recap: Chris King discusses RMU athletics

SGA meeting recap: Chris King discusses RMU athletics

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris’ Student Government Association held a meeting on Tuesday. The meeting featured vice president and director of athletics Chris King as well as chief marketing officer Chelsea Blakely. Chris King discussed his plans for the future of RMU athletics and emphasized the...

Police Blotter 9/17/19-9/23/19

Police Blotter 9/17/19-9/23/19

September 24, 2019

9/17/19- Departmental infromation- A resident student reported a roommate dispute. Report taken for informational and Residence Life purposes (closed). 9/17/19- 201 Commitment- The Counseling Center called requesting assistance with a 201 commitment. The individual was driven to the hospital via p...

Yorktown Fitness Center transforms into a 24/7 facility

Yorktown Fitness Center transforms into a 24/7 facility

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 23, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - New plans for the Yorktown Fitness Center are currently in the works, as the facility is transitioning into a 24/7 facility. Previously, students had limited hours to access the fitness center, but the new initiative aims to make the space more available to Yorktown residents. In...

RMU to construct new $5 million building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

RMU to construct new $5 million building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

John Blinn, News Editor

September 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University will be using a $5 million grant to create a new building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The SEMS current home, John Jay, will undergo heavy renovations in order to bring in prospective students and create a more efficient academic...

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...