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Little Evil: Big success

Little Evil: Big success

Sean Koepfinger

September 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

For those in the haunt life, it is officially Halloween season. The haunted houses are open and horror movies are starting to trickle in. But, theaters aren't the only platform showing new fright fests. A few weeks ago, Netflix premiered their new original film, "Little Evil." A lampoon of the cursed...

University presidents unite against sexual violence on campuses

University presidents unite against sexual violence on campuses

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

University presidents of Southwestern Pennsylvania are coming together to say no more to sexual violence. Southwest PA Says No More is a program that is working towards creating a safe environment for college students. Thirteen university presidents, including Robert Morris University President Christophe...

OPINION: Jimmy Walker is the key for Robert Morris

OPINION: Jimmy Walker is the key for Robert Morris

Logan Carney

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

After watching Jimmy Walker escape the pocket and make plays like a young Ben Roethlisberger, the perspective on this team changed. No longer are the running backs the key to this offense. While the running backs are still a talented bunch, it is the quarterback play of Jimmy Walker that will make or...

Humans of RMU: The Tuch

Humans of RMU: The Tuch

Maura Linehan

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Decades of RMU students have enjoyed the beautiful campus landscape, while Colonials fans have been amazed by the voice of an RMU staff member singing the national anthem. In an amazing coincidence, one single man is responsible for both. That man is John Tucci.Tucci, better known as “The Tuch,R...

Moon Township Fire Department called to Patrick Henry

Moon Township Fire Department called to Patrick Henry

Malyk Johnson, Assistant News Manager

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Department was called to Robert Morris University's Patrick Henry Center after RMU Public Safety rang the fire alarm. "There was some mulch that was burning on the outside of the building right outside of the air intake system for the ventilation system, and it was...

Police Blotter 9/12/17-9/18/17

Police Blotter 9/12/17-9/18/17

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

09/12/17 -302- Officers were called for a student in need of a medical evaluation. Valley Ambulance transported the student to Sewickley Hospital for treatment.(closed) 09/12/17 -Medical Emergency- Officers were notified of a student in need of medical attention.  Valley Ambulance transported t...

Changes at Kennywood Park

Changes at Kennywood Park

Gage Goulding

September 19, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Kennywood Park received the award for the Best Funhouse/Walkthrough Attraction in the world for "Noah's Ark". The award was presented at a ceremony at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Conn., by Amusement Today. This is the eighth consecutive year that Noah's Ark won the award. "The Ark really is a one-of-a-kind...

To the victors go the statues: 2017 Emmys recap

To the victors go the statues: 2017 Emmys recap

Amanda Ebner

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards were hosted on Sept. 17 by Stephen Colbert. In between jokes about politics and the entertainment industry, 27 awards were given out for acting, directing, writing or overall best show in each genre. The winners are listed below in their order of announcement. Outstanding Support...

RMU grieves passing of student

RMU grieves passing of student

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Robert Morris University is mourning the death of Joshua Merriman, a senior finance major. Merriman was 21 years old and a member of RMU Men's D3 Club Ice Hockey Team. He was from Wintersville, Ohio, and said to have died on Saturday, Sept. 16. "This is a devastating loss to Joshua’s friends...

Robert Morris brings home the shutout win

Robert Morris brings home the shutout win

Samuel Anthony

September 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

On homecoming day, the Robert Morris Colonials brought home the 23-0 win over the Virginia Military Institute Keydets. On the first play from scrimmage, Jimmy Walker tosses a dime to wide receiver Warren Robinson, all the way to the VMI 29-yard line, to make a statement to the Keydets that the Colonials...