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Pittsburgh Public Safety prepares for “Light up Night”

Pittsburgh Public Safety prepares for “Light up Night”

John Blinn, News Editor

November 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Public Safety is preparing the city for the large crowds that are expected to come with the city's "Light up Night." The annual event will take place on Nov. 22 and kick off the holiday season with various bands and other events. “As a native of this region, I am very...

United Way seeking volunteers to assist low-wage earning workers with taxes

United Way seeking volunteers to assist low-wage earning workers with taxes

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

November 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH - United Way of Southwestern PA is looking for 500 volunteers to help with their 2020 Free Tax Preparation Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to assist hard-working, low-wage earning individuals and families to make sure that they receive the full refunds that they are entitled to. "A...

Political Science majors debate in second week of First Amendment on Trial

Political Science majors debate in second week of First Amendment on Trial

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

November 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The second of the four First Amendment on Trial debates was held in the Academic Media Center at Robert Morris University, Thursday afternoon. The debate was based on the second part of the First Amendment, "freedom of speech". Debaters Kristen Davis and Rachel Pracht examined The...

Allegheny County Public Works preparing for possible winter weather

Allegheny County Public Works preparing for possible winter weather

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

November 11, 2019

PITTSBURGH - With the expectation of snow on the way, Allegheny County Public Works is preparing for all possible conditions. Authorities informed citizens that they are prepared to take on the potential winter weather. "We plan to dispatch 18 trucks overnight to salt county-owned roads and bridges,"...

Review: Luke Combs’ “What You See Is What You Get”

Review: Luke Combs’ “What You See Is What You Get”

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

November 8, 2019

Country music superstar Luke Combs released his second full-length album, "What You See is What You Get" on November 8. The album features 17 brand-new songs, including smash-hits "Beer Never Broke My Heart" and "Even Though I'm Leaving." "What You See is What You Get" is the follow-up album to Comb's...

Robert Morris University officers host “Pizza with Public Safety”

Robert Morris University officers host “Pizza with Public Safety”

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

October 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University campus police officers came out to Hopwood Hall last Wednesday evening to answer students' questions about different topics. Acting Chief Jeffery Schmetzer was one of the speakers at the event. He was joined by officers Bill Wagner, Jordan Ross and Chuck O'Hara....

Pittsburgh International Airport to host annual public auction

Pittsburgh International Airport to host annual public auction

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

October 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Allegheny County Airport Authority will be holding its annual public auction on Saturday. Items such as abandoned vehicles, used Airport Authority vehicles and equipment, as well as many other unclaimed items from the airport will be auctioned off at the event. Not all the unclaimed...

BEST and CACHE hold second annual school supplies drive

BEST and CACHE hold second annual school supplies drive

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

October 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Student organizations, Bringing Education Service and Teaching (BEST) and Colonial Advocates for Childhood Homelessness and Education (CACHE) held a school supplies drive on campus. Both organizations work to provide support for students in Pittsburgh who require extra help when it...

RMU welcomes new documentary filmmaker to campus

RMU welcomes new documentary filmmaker to campus

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

September 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Media Arts students recently got the opportunity to meet Eva Weber, who is this semester's visiting documentary filmmaker. Eva Weber is a German filmmaker based in London. Her work includes both documentary and fiction films. Weber's films have appeared in multiple festivals and have...

Country music star Eric Church doubles down in Pittsburgh

Country music star Eric Church doubles down in Pittsburgh

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

May 8, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Country music icon Eric Church brought his Double Down Tour to PPG Paints Arena this past weekend for two epic shows on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4. When Church announced the Double Down Tour back in September 2018, he told his fans that he wanted to top his 2017 Holding' My Own...