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Robert Morris University tuition and fees to increase for 2019-20 school year

Robert Morris University tuition and fees to increase for 2019-20 school year

John Blinn, News Editor

May 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's cost of tuition and fees is set to increase for the 2019-20 school year. Undergraduate students will be facing a $435 increase in their flat-rate tuition for the upcoming 2019 fall semester. The 2.9% increase will bring flat-rate tuition costs from $14,530...

Campus Drive to reopen to traffic

Campus Drive to reopen to traffic

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- Campus Drive is set to reopen at the start of May. The road that travels in front of the UPMC Events Center will reopen to traffic on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 a.m. According to Robert Morris University's Facilities Management, deliveries, landscaping, and finishing touches will still...

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seeking help in open Rankin homicide

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seeking help in open Rankin homicide

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers is seeking the public's help in an open homicide investigation from February. On Feb. 25, 2019, Rankin police and paramedics were called to the 300 block of Fifth Avenue at approximately 7:00 p.m. in response to a call regarding a male who was shot. The...

Police Blotter 4/09/19-4/15/19

Police Blotter 4/09/19-4/15/19

April 21, 2019

4/09/19- Departmental Information- A student requested a report documented for a harassment situation (closed). 4/10/19- Welfare Check- A concerned parent requested a welfare check on their child.  Officers were able to make contact, and advised the parent was notified (closed). 4/10/19- Fire A...

Police Blotter 4/02/19-4/08/19

Police Blotter 4/02/19-4/08/19

April 21, 2019

4/02/19- Medical Emergency- A student came to the Police Department in need of medical attention.  Valley Ambulance was contacted, and transported the student to Sewickley Valley Hospital for treatment (closed). 4/02/19- Recovered Property- An officer noticed and unattended vehicle parked next to a fire hydrant. ...

Police Blotter 3/19/19- 3/25/19

Police Blotter 3/19/19- 3/25/19

April 7, 2019

3/19/19- Departmental Information- Officers responded to Salem Hall to assist a student who requested information on the Counseling Center.  Contact was made with the on call counselor who assisted the student (closed). 3/20/19- Departmental Informational- This department was contacted by the Counselin...

Pittsburgh named No. 1 city for small businesses

Pittsburgh named No. 1 city for small businesses

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh is the best place to launch a small business, according to Citimart ratings. The ratings were based on 56 other U.S. cities. According to Citimart, Pittsburgh ranks first in openness to small businesses and their ideas. The Small Business Accessibility Score determines the...

Global Karneval celebrates different cultures at RMU

Global Karneval celebrates different cultures at RMU

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 5, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - International students and organizations across the Robert Morris University campus celebrated their culture and shared it with the community. The third annual Global Karneval featured various booths, each representing different cultures. Saudi Arabia, Japan, India, Ethiopia, and Latin...

UPMC Events Center to host part-time employment job fair

UPMC Events Center to host part-time employment job fair

John Blinn, News Editor

April 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The UPMC Events Center will be hosting a part-time job fair to fill positions needed to get the venue up and running. On April 6 and April 13, OVG facilities will be looking for applicants interested in working guest services, box office, security and house-keeping. The venue will...

Pennsylvania ranked with third-highest tax rate in the nation

Pennsylvania ranked with third-highest tax rate in the nation

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- It is said that there are three certainties in life, death and taxes. A recent WalletHub study shows which states across the nation have the lowest and highest rates of one of these certainties. With the year's tax-filing deadline of April 15 inching closer and closer, one may be...