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Humans of RMU: The psychology professor

Humans of RMU: The psychology professor

Maura Linehan

April 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Understanding one’s self — who you are and why you are — can be a complicated process. In fact, knowing why you are programmed to do certain things can help you gain insight into who you are. Stephen Paul, Ph.D., who is now a professor of psychology, found his own career while he wa...

The RMU freshman experience

The RMU freshman experience

Maya Ehikhamenor

April 18, 2018


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The school year will officially end next week, which causes many of us to panic about finals or about how to move things out of our dorms. As we struggle to get over that finish line, we can all rejoice that summer is shortly on its way. The freshmen of the Class of 2021 will be experiencing this joy ...

The #BullyHunters controversy

The #BullyHunters controversy

Garret Roberts

April 16, 2018


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April 12 marked the inaugural broadcast of the #BullyHunters live stream on the Twitch streaming service. Aiming to raise awareness about online harassment, the movement has met a roadblock with countless controversies having arisen because of the broadcast.#BullyHunters was started by Natalie Casanova ...

Arby’s “Meat Mountain” challenge

Arby’s “Meat Mountain” challenge

Garret Roberts

April 12, 2018


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Food challenges have existed for years, ranging from wings to massive burgers, yet the most recent challenge to haunt the stomach’s of Americans is none other than Arby’s “Meat Mountain.” Enticing challengers with the “Meat Sweats,” a sweat suit with a meat pattern from top to bottom, the...

How to make filing taxes a breeze

How to make filing taxes a breeze

Jocelyn Burns

April 10, 2018


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Tax season is dreaded by many citizens, but it is one of those things that has to be done every year. When individuals make their way into college, and eventually find professional level jobs, having to do taxes becomes a vital skill to have. It can be hard to comprehend at first and even a bit scary, bu...

Club starts for coed gymnasts

Club starts for coed gymnasts

Maura Linehan

April 5, 2018


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With the 2018 spring semester coming to a close, Carrie D’Andrea, a junior nursing major, wanted to make sure she focused on meeting at least one more of her goals this year. In addition to the typical demands of being a student, she has also committed her time to advancing the sport of gymnastics...

Who are the “Best Buddies?”

Who are the “Best Buddies?”

Amanda Ebner

April 3, 2018


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There are many social organizations on campus, but none form the same lasting friendships that Best Buddies and its members gain through their organization and its activities. Despite the deep impact it has on a large number of students, many at RMU still remain unsure about what Best Buddies is an...

Humans of RMU: The WLMP director

Humans of RMU: The WLMP director

Maura Linehan

March 28, 2018


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In 1987, the United States declared March as Women’s History Month. According to womenshistorymonth.gov, it recognizes the contributions of women to the nation. Over four years ago, Lauren Rauscher, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology, came to RMU and took on the role of Director for the Wome...

RMU alum shares the story of Eva Schloss in “Images”

RMU alum shares the story of Eva Schloss in “Images”

Garret Roberts

March 26, 2018


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J.E. Ballantyne, Jr., a graduate of RMU, has returned to his alma mater to share an important story about a major event: the Holocaust. Acting as director and writer, Ballantyne is offering the free show here at Robert Morris to encourage students to hear the story of the horrific event from a survivor’s...

The Seussical comes to RMU

The Seussical comes to RMU

Garret Roberts

March 23, 2018


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"The Cat in the Hat” has jumped from the pages of a storybook to the stage at Massey Hall this weekend for the RMU performance of “Seussical.” Featuring the classic characters created by Dr. Seuss, the play is sure to entertain both children and adults alike. The musical will have performances...