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Update: AJR postpones concert at UPMC Events Center

Update: AJR postpones concert at UPMC Events Center

John Blinn, News Editor

November 25, 2019

UPDATE: Nov. 25 - 6:00 p.m. Update: AJR revealed that part two of their "Neotheater Tour" would stop at all cities that were originally scheduled for the first part of the tour but were missed due to Jack Met's illness. The band took to Twitter on Nov. 22, posting an updated schedule. This showed ...

Robert Morris University’s Freedom Card Office set to move

Robert Morris University’s Freedom Card Office set to move

John Blinn, News Editor

November 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - In an email sent to students, Robert Morris University recently announced that the Freedom Card Office will be moving to the Nicholson Center. The process will begin on Nov. 25 while the current office, located in the Revere Center, will close. The office will then be moved to Nicholson...

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...

SGA meeting recap: Provost Rafoth asks for student input on RMU core classes

SGA meeting recap: Provost Rafoth asks for student input on RMU core classes

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Provost Mary Ann Rafoth spoke about Robert Morris University core courses at the latest Student Government Association meeting. Dr. Rafoth asked students for their opinions on these classes, to understand their priorities and gave out a survey. Students were asked to rank certain core...

First Amendment on Trial: Students debate freedom of religion court case Marsh v. Chambers

First Amendment on Trial: Students debate freedom of religion court case Marsh v. Chambers

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 20, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - The third week of the First Amendment On Trial debates featured the freedom of religion. Debaters Selene Cerankosky and Jacob Toth discussed the Supreme Court case Marsh v. Chambers during the live debate. They delivered their opening statements, rebuttals and had a chance...

RMU receives grant for mental health survey

RMU receives grant for mental health survey

Michael Delehanty, News Editor

November 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A mental health survey was released to RMU students on Nov. 4 by Healthy Minds. The Healthy Minds survey was made possible through funding of the JED Foundation, a non-profit organization that specializes in mental health and suicide prevention. The JED Foundation partnered with Healthy...

Police Blotter 10/29/19-11/4/19

Police Blotter 10/29/19-11/4/19

November 18, 2019

10/29/19- Welfare Check- A parent called concerned for her daughter’s wellbeing. Officers responded to Yorktown Hall and found the student safe (closed). 10/29/19- Trespass Warning- Parkhurst management requesting assistance preventing an ex-employee from returning to campus. Contact was made v...

Police Blotter 10/15/19-10/21/19

Police Blotter 10/15/19-10/21/19

November 17, 2019

10/15/19- Lost Property- A student reported his cell phone missing in Yorktown Hall. The phone was turned into staff who notified this Dept. The owner was contacted and retrieved his phone (closed).  10/15/19- Accident- Minor two-vehicle crash without injuries. Photos and report taken for insura...

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...

SGA meeting recap: Community Adviser applications are open

SGA meeting recap: Community Adviser applications are open

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 14, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - The third Student Government Association meeting announced the application process of the Community Adviser position. Community Adviser applications have opened up for the 2020-2021 school year. Anna Kowalski-Lewis, program assistant for community development from Residence...