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Getting skeptical about wellness

Getting skeptical about wellness

Maura Linehan

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories, TV

Jaclyn Glenn is a popular YouTuber whose over 500,000 followers know her for her outspoken views on atheism. She has now moved beyond her regular video posts with an original miniseries, “The Skeptic’s Guide To Wellness,” now running on the Fullscreen platform. As a longtime skeptic about beliefs...

Mental health in college

Mental health in college

Maura Linehan

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

“Just like when you’re sick, you go to the doctor. If you’re not doing okay -- you’re feeling down or feeling anxious, or you’re dealing with any other kind of mental illness — it’s okay to come in our doors,” said Diane Dahm, Crisis Counselor and Outreach Specialist at Robert Morris...

RMU Theater presents “Evita”

RMU Theater presents “Evita”

Sydney Nelson

September 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music, Top Stories

Featuring lyrics by Tim Rice (“The Lion King”) and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber (“The Phantom of the Opera”), there is no doubt “Evita” has earned a place in musical history. The show is one of several collaborations between these two artists--others of note include &#...

TheraPets visit RMU

TheraPets visit RMU

Miller Overmoyer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the therapy dog program, TheraPets, came to the RMU library. The program is meant to help students cope with stress by letting them spend time with specially trained therapy dogs. Students seemed elated when they arrived in the library to find the friendly dogs waiting for...

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...

YouTube’s ad apocalypse

YouTube’s ad apocalypse

Garret Roberts

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

With YouTube’s most recent change to advertising, the website has become an unsustainable platform for content creators. The current policies are creating what the users call an “Adpocalypse” across the site.The change to the way advertising works on YouTube comes after controversies in...

There’s no place like London

There’s no place like London

Katey Ladika

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Though I have yet to “sail the world” per se, I have found the lyrics to Patrick Quentin’s song in the play "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" to be fairly true: there legitimately is “no place like London.” If a person were to ask me, "Would you ever return to London as a tou...

What’s recruitment all about?

What’s recruitment all about?

Jocelyn Burns

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

As school comes back in full force, students begin to see clubs, sororities and fraternities try to entice us into joining. The recent activities fair shows us just about every single organization a person could join here at Robert Morris University, which can be intimidating for incoming freshmen. The...

Video comes to Humans of NY

Video comes to Humans of NY

Maura Linehan

September 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

“Humans of New York” has taken a turn. It recently began publishing a video series that captures people from different walks of life on the streets of New York City. This is a major change for a site that was first launched in 2010 by photographer Brandon Stanton who posted pictures of his fellow...

New app enhances freshman experience

New app enhances freshman experience

Ciara Adams and Adam Melluso

September 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Beginning this school year, Robert Morris University is introducing a new student app, Colonial Guide. Colonial Guide is available exclusively to the Class of 2021. This app helps students keep track of important tasks and deadlines throughout the fall and spring semesters with a personalized “path”...