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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

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University's Office of Student Life has announced that it will be implementing randomized COVID-19 tests. According to Student Life, campus community members will be tested in random cohorts. This will include individuals who are not showing symptoms of COVID-19. It was al...

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 is getting into the holiday spirit once again, with Halloween just around the corner and th...

Center for Global Engagement hosts panel on impact of COVID-19 featuring several Rooney scholars

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Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor

October 21, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Center for Global Engagement at Robert Morris University hosted the first Rooney Program Reunion Panel on Oct. 7. The panel was hosted by Dr. Jennifer Creamer, Directer for the Center for Global Engagement. The panel consisted of Rooney Scholars from across the world including Dr. Kl...

Robert Morris University announces tentative plan for Spring 2021 semester

Robert Morris University President Dr. Christopher Howard hosts

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University President Dr. Chris Howard announced the tentative plan for classes for the Spring 2021 semester. In an email sent from The Office of the President to the RMU community Wednesday morning, campus president, Dr. Howard expressed his gratitude for a, so far...

RMU nursing students discuss changes to learning experience during COVID-19

RMU student Emma Burrows talks about what it is like being a nursing major during a global pandemic.

Hannah Waterman

October 8, 2020

College students are adapting to life and school during this uncertain time. For most, it has been quite the adjustment; however, for some students, it may prove to be a more difficult adjustment. Nursing students have several in-person requirements, such as labs and clinicals, that are essential...

RMU confirms positive COVID-19 case on campus, 17 students in quarantine

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John Blinn, News Editor

September 4, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has confirmed that a member of the campus community has tested positive for COVID-19 on September 4, 2020. An email from the RMU Student Health Center stated that the university has reached out to everyone who may have been in close contact with this member...

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2020

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors voted on August 21 to approve a waiver to grant an extra year of eligibility for fall sport athletes. The extra year will go into effect regardless of whether fall sports are able to resume competition in the spring. Athletes will have the option to receive a ...

Big South, Colonials football postponed to spring of 2021

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Jonathan Hanna, CSN Sports Editor

August 12, 2020

On Wednesday, with the health of student athletes as it's top priority, the Big South Conference announced that it will be delaying all fall sports, with the hopes of playing in the spring of 2021. With Robert Morris leaving the NEC earlier in the year, and set to join the Big South in the fall of 2021;...

UPDATE: RMU releases full COVID-19 plan, encouraging social pods and requiring masks across campus

UPDATE: RMU releases full COVID-19 plan, encouraging social pods and requiring masks across campus

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

August 6, 2020

Update: This article has been updated with information received from the RMU Zoom Town Hall on Thursday, August 6. Certain areas of the plan were clarified during this meeting.  MOON TOWNSHIP - With students' return to campus just weeks away, Robert Morris University has released their official pla...

RMU to offer physically distanced classes and online options for fall semester

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Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

July 24, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- As the debate about returning to schools continues across the country, Robert Morris University has announced their format to allow students to learn in an environment where they are most comfortable. In the plan released to students on Friday morning, the university shared more deta...