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RMU professors discuss communication styles in the 2020 presidential election

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Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Dr. Soren Fanning and Dr. Anthony Moretti sat down in Wheatley's atrium on Oct. 15 to discuss the communication styles and effects of the presidential and vice presidential debates. Dr. Fanning, who specializes in World History and is an associate professor at Robert Morris Univer...

Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students

Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students

John Blinn, News Editor

October 21, 2020

UPDATE: The original version of this article featured information about a saliva test for COVID-19 that would take less than 15 minutes to complete. The team at Curative Inc. has since clarified that this test is an oral swab, taking around 20 seconds to complete. MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris Un...

RMU Office of Residence Life hosts socially distanced “Fall Festival”

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Jonah Hoy, Reporter

October 21, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University had a small fall festival right in front of the Office of Residence Life Saturday, where students and passerby's could enjoy some fall themed snacks and activities. RMU is getting into the holiday spirit once again, with Halloween just around the corner and th...

Center for Global Engagement hosts panel on impact of COVID-19 featuring several Rooney scholars

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Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor

October 21, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Center for Global Engagement at Robert Morris University hosted the first Rooney Program Reunion Panel on Oct. 7. The panel was hosted by Dr. Jennifer Creamer, Directer for the Center for Global Engagement. The panel consisted of Rooney Scholars from across the world including Dr. Kl...

Robert Morris University announces tentative plan for Spring 2021 semester

Robert Morris University President Dr. Christopher Howard hosts

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University President Dr. Chris Howard announced the tentative plan for classes for the Spring 2021 semester. In an email sent from The Office of the President to the RMU community Wednesday morning, campus president, Dr. Howard expressed his gratitude for a, so far...

Robert Morris University introduces the new Colonial Success Fund

Robert Morris University introduces the new Colonial Success Fund

John Blinn, News Editor

October 15, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Certain Robert Morris University students could receive up to $5,000 annually with the new Colonial Success Fund. Through a new financial tool known as an income share agreement (ISA), select students can receive this funding but will be required to pay a set percentage of their income ...

Where’s the News? Episode 16 (FEAT. Rick Sebak)

Where's the News? Episode 16 (FEAT. Rick Sebak)

John Blinn, Nick Hedderick, and Garret Roberts

October 13, 2020

Rather than hard news and election coverage, the Where's the News? crew talks hotdogs, Pittsburgh and documentaries with special guest Rick Sebak. Tune in for fun stories, Steel City Secrets and cylindrical meat. Songs Used: Intro: Ohayo by Smith The Mister https://smiththemister.bandcamp.com Smith The Mister https://www.yo...

Robert Morris University offers up to $40,000 through a new scholarship program competing with Duquesne

Robert Morris University offers up to $40,000 through a new scholarship program competing with Duquesne

John Blinn, News Editor

September 25, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has established a new scholarship program in an attempt to set itself apart from local rival Duquesne University. Up to $40,000, that's how much a student who has been accepted into both Robert Morris and Duquesne could save if they opt to enroll at RMU. ...

RMU confirms positive COVID-19 case on campus, 17 students in quarantine

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John Blinn, News Editor

September 4, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has confirmed that a member of the campus community has tested positive for COVID-19 on September 4, 2020. An email from the RMU Student Health Center stated that the university has reached out to everyone who may have been in close contact with this member...

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

John Blinn, News Editor

June 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Staff and coaches at Robert Morris University have been furloughed and several other staff positions have been eliminated in an attempt to lessen the financial impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The university announced on Wednesday that staff whose workload had “diminished” wo...