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RMU changes start of semester to January 19, cancels 2021 Spring Break

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Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief December 22, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- With COVID-19 cases still rising across the globe, Robert Morris University has announced big changes to their spring schedule in an attempt to keep students safe. In an email to students...

Soak up some fun with Phi Mu Delta at the virtual Winter Beach Party

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Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor December 8, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Do you wanna soak up some sun even though it gets dark at 4:30? Are you ready for high tide regardless of the snow? Then Phi Mu Delta has the perfect event for you. The fraternity is...

RMU announces cancellation of all 2021 FLEAPs amid worldwide COVID-19 surge

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Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor November 30, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has announced that all Faculty-Led Education Abroad Programs, also referred to as FLEAPs, have been cancelled and the courses will not take place in the 2021 academic...

UPMC Events Center opening rescheduled for 2021, capacity modified after rise in COVID-19 cases

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Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief November 28, 2020

UPDATE: The original version of this article reported that the capacity for the UPMC Events Center would be 400 people. The actual calculation, according to the new state guidelines, would be 200 people...

Pittsburgh’s annual Gingerbread House Display kicks off virtual showing

Pittsburgh's annual Gingerbread House Display kicks off virtual showing
Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor November 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH -- The holiday season will officially commence with a virtual display of gingerbread houses created by local individuals, families, and groups. "The City of Pittsburgh is proud to serve as...

RMU Athletics delays start of men’s basketball, reveals new winter sports guidelines

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Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor November 19, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris men’s basketball team has been forced to shuffle their non-conference schedule as a result of positive COVID-19 tests among team personnel. Tests were conducted on...

RMU Bands adapt to playing in a pandemic

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Kaelei Whitlatch, Contributor October 29, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Robert Morris University's bands have found ways to bond through music while staying safe and healthy. Despite the less than ideal circumstances, the RMU Show...

RMU student workers reflect on changes to dining services

RMU student workers reflect on changes to dining services
Hannah Waterman, Contributor October 27, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In order to make campus life safer for students during the ongoing global pandemic, Robert Morris University has adjusted its traditional dining service experience. Students are required...

Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students

Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students
John Blinn, News Editor October 21, 2020

UPDATE: The original version of this article featured information about a saliva test for COVID-19 that would take less than 15 minutes to complete. The team at Curative Inc. has since clarified that...

RMU Office of Residence Life hosts socially distanced “Fall Festival”

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Jonah Hoy, Reporter October 21, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University had a small fall festival right in front of the Office of Residence Life Saturday, where students and passerby's could enjoy some fall themed snacks and activities. RMU...

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