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Active Minds and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars proves GPA does not influence mental health

Active Minds and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars proves GPA does not influence mental health

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A survey from Active Minds and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) show their findings on mental health in universities. The survey includes 9,139 college students who are high-performing in the nation. 91 percent of these students with a GPA of 3.4 or higher felt overwhelmed...

Where’s the News?- Episode 1

Where’s the News?- Episode 1

John Blinn, Nick Hedderick, and Garret Roberts

October 11, 2019

  On the official first episode of "Where's the News?," the editors discuss presidential copyright strikes, James Hetfield's return to rehab and the results of the ongoing investigation into Mac Miller's death. They also discuss some local stories, including Robert Morris and Pittsburgh sports, the ongoing issues facing Yorktown hotel and the donatio...

SGA meeting recap: Chris King discusses RMU athletics

SGA meeting recap: Chris King discusses RMU athletics

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris’ Student Government Association held a meeting on Tuesday. The meeting featured vice president and director of athletics Chris King as well as chief marketing officer Chelsea Blakely. Chris King discussed his plans for the future of RMU athletics and emphasized the...

Yorktown Fitness Center transforms into a 24/7 facility

Yorktown Fitness Center transforms into a 24/7 facility

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 23, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - New plans for the Yorktown Fitness Center are currently in the works, as the facility is transitioning into a 24/7 facility. Previously, students had limited hours to access the fitness center, but the new initiative aims to make the space more available to Yorktown residents. In...

RMU to construct new $5 million building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

RMU to construct new $5 million building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

John Blinn, News Editor

September 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University will be using a $5 million grant to create a new building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The SEMS current home, John Jay, will undergo heavy renovations in order to bring in prospective students and create a more efficient academic...

RMU welcomes new documentary filmmaker to campus

RMU welcomes new documentary filmmaker to campus

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

September 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Media Arts students recently got the opportunity to meet Eva Weber, who is this semester's visiting documentary filmmaker. Eva Weber is a German filmmaker based in London. Her work includes both documentary and fiction films. Weber's films have appeared in multiple festivals and have...

President Howard discusses plans for the new year

President Howard discusses plans for the new year

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- President Chris Howard recently discussed this school year and all that it entails as RMU gets ready for another semester. In an email issued to students, President Howard introduced plans for upcoming renovations for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The Richard...

RMU student facing felony charges, banned from campus

RMU student facing felony charges, banned from campus

John Blinn, News Editor

August 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A Robert Morris University student that is facing felony charges has been banned from all university-owned property. The Robert Morris University Police Department announced on Thursday that 21-year-old Wassim Ouchene has been prohibited from the Robert Morris University campus. Ouch...

RMU officer promoted to acting chief of police

RMU officer promoted to acting chief of police

John Blinn, News Editor

August 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - After serving Robert Morris University for 15 years, Chief of Police Randy Mink retired at the end of the 2018 spring semester. A few months later, RMU's former Police Sergeant Jeffrey Schmetzer has been set up to fill this role. Chief Schmetzer has worked with Robert Morris over the...

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...