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Pittsburgh residents comment on the recommendation to remove the Christopher Columbus statue from Schenley Park

Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor October 12, 2020

UPDATE (10/12/2020): As of Oct. 11, Mayor Bill Peduto has recommended to remove the statue. It has been taped and wrapped. PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Art Commission has unanimously voted to remove...

The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank hosts “drive-up” food distribution to practice social distancing

John Blinn, News Editor April 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH -- Huge stacks of boxes containing food, lengthy lines of cars as far as the eye could see and numerous volunteers wearing neon vests, face masks and gloves. This was the unique scene at the...

RMU cancels study abroad opportunities as the coronavirus continues to spread

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John Blinn, News Editor February 27, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP— Robert Morris University has canceled all Faculty-Led Education Abroad Programs (FLEAPs) for the remainder of the semester as an act of caution against the coronavirus. In an email...

Where’s the News? – Episode 12 (FEAT. Big Shot Josh)

Where’s the News? - Episode 12 (FEAT. Big Shot Josh)
John Blinn and Garret Roberts February 24, 2020

In this episode of Where’s the News?, the hosts talk wings with “Big Shot” Joshua Helfer, the owner of several local Big Shot Bob’s restaurants. After the boys learn more about the magic behind...

Pittsburgh crime rates drop again in 2019

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Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 15, 2020

PITTSBURGH - The City of Pittsburgh recently reported that there were fewer homicides in 2019. Crime rates decreased in 2019, with the number of homicides in the city dropping by 36 percent from 2018,...

Pittsburgh mascots ice skate with families at Schenley Skating Rink

Mascot Skate 2020
Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor February 14, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Mascots from all over the Pittsburgh region, including RoMo, joined the Mascot Skate Party at the Schenley Skating Rink. Iceburgh from the Pittsburgh Penguins, Doodles from Chick-fil-A,...

Where’s the News? – Episode 11 (FEAT. Mackenzie Nicole)

Where’s the News? - Episode 11 (FEAT. Mackenzie Nicole)
John Blinn and Garret Roberts February 12, 2020

In this episode, the "Where's The News?" crew is joined by Mackenzie Nicole, the singer and songwriter behind the new album "Mystic." Discussing the topics of performers, mental health and The Shining,...

Where’s the News? – Episode 10 (FEAT. Matthew Kramer)

Where's the News? - Episode 10 (FEAT. Matthew Kramer)
John Blinn and Nick Hedderick February 10, 2020

On this episode of "Where's the News?," Matthew Kramer talks about inspiring kids to learn more about STEM fields. The group also talks about the Grammy's, strange occurrences in Pittsburgh, the death...

RMU students volunteer for No School STEM Day

Several Robert Morris University students volunteer for No School STEM Day. 

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John Blinn, News Editor February 4, 2020

PITTSBURGH - While most Robert Morris University students were taking an extra day off, a small group of others spent their free Monday in a local library. But rather than studying, they were teaching. On...

Where’s the News? – Episode 9

Where's the News? - Episode 9
John Blinn, Nick Hedderick, and Garret Roberts February 2, 2020

In the newest episode of Where's the News?, the hosts talk about Ozzy Osborne's new diagnosis, the latest in the Antonio Brown saga, the spread of the coronavirus and the impeachment of Donald Trump....

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