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President Trump in Pittsburgh: Protesters and supporters take to the streets of Pittsburgh

President Trump speaks at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

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Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The streets leading up to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center were bustling with energy from supporters and protesters alike in anticipation of President Trump's arrival. Donald Trump was a keynote speaker for the 2019 Shale Insight Conference at approximately 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Hundreds of su...

RMU community responds to President Trump’s executive order on free speech

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Logan Carney, Digital Content Manager

April 15, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- On March 21, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that requires colleges to respect free speech on campus or they will lose federal funding. The order will withhold a school’s share of a $35 billion budget that is set aside each year for research and educational gran...

President Trump declares national emergency, Pittsburgh disagrees

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Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Rose Garden outside of the White House on Friday, where he officially announced his declaration of a national emergency. The national emergency will allow the president to secure $8 billion in order to build a border wall between the...

Congressman Tom Marino resigns after two weeks

Tom Marino is an American politician and attorney. He is currently serving his fourth term as the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district, Photo Date: 7/17/14. Photo Credit: (MGN Online)

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

January 19, 2019

HARRISBURG (RMU SENTRY MEDIA/CNN) - Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino has resigned from his position just two weeks after taking office. Last November, Marino secured his fifth term by winning 66 percent of the vote in his district. He was nominated by President Trump to be in charge of the drug...

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

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Gage Goulding, Assistant News Edtior

December 1, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - World War II veteran and the 41st President of the United States of America George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94. The family of the former president announced Saturday of the death of Bush who died late Friday night in his Houston home. According to the Associated Press,...

Free to Speak Freely?

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Rebekah Wilford, Contributor

November 14, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - As an editorial contributor, I take great interest in reading editorials published by different news outlets. I would not be able to do this, however, if freedom of speech was not considered an American right. In fact, one of the greatest aspects of the American press is its freedom to...

Robert Morris students share their thoughts on Donald Trump

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Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

November 7, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Just after the Mid-term elections have come to a close, students across campus shared their thoughts on president Donald Trump. Some students held a more negative viewpoint, as they did not agree with his actions or policies, but acknowledged a few positive aspects of the Trum...

City of Pittsburgh issues statement on presidential visit

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Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- With President Donald Trump visiting Pittsburgh, the city's Department of Public Safety urged Pittsburgh to be patient. "We ask residents and commuters to plan ahead and avoid the East End of the city, and to exercise patience when encountering traffic delays this afternoon due to temporary...

Local business benefits from President Trump tax plan

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Malyk Johnson

February 6, 2018

President Donald Trump gave a speech at H&K Equipment on Jan. 18 in Coraopolis. He discussed the benefits that local businesses in the area have seen as a result of a tax reform, which was passed in December of last year. During the speech, he also discussed national companies that have also benefited...