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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...

The Organization for Latin American Students holds a rally for National Immigrant Resilience Day

The Organization for Latin American Students holds a rally for National Immigrant Resilience Day

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- Students came together to shed light on current immigration issues in honor of National Immigrant Resilience Day. The Organization for Latin American Students (OLAS) hosted the rally last Thursday evening. The event included various information tables that included a mental health resource...

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. ...

RMU bookstore completes renovations

RMU bookstore completes renovations

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Finishing touches have just been added to the RMU bookstore, completing the store's renovations. The project, which was funded by Barnes and Nobles, started on March 4 and continued on through spring break. The bookstore boasts updated flooring and graphics, as well as new apparel. RELATED ST...

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The RMU campus turned colorful over the weekend to help raise money for families in Pittsburgh. RMU teamed up with the organization Bringing Hope Home to host the fifth annual 5K Color Run on Saturday. The event brought dozens of people together to raise money which would support families...

Kennywood Park seeks college students as part of summer workforce

Kennywood Park seeks college students as part of summer workforce

Gage Goulding, Contributor

April 16, 2019

WEST MIFFLIN -- An entire summer of fun that could turn into a career. When thinking about an amusement park like Pittsburgh's Kennywood Park, the thought of roller coasters, delicious foods and unforgettable experiences comes to mind. However, for college students preparing to enter the workforce,...

Teen speaks at RMU about sexual abuse and Marsy’s Law

Teen speaks at RMU about sexual abuse and Marsy’s Law

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Sixteen-year-old Tommy Williams visited the RMU campus last Friday evening to discuss his experience with sexual abuse and the importance of Marsy's Law. Students piled into Hopwood Hall Friday evening to listen to guest speakers Tommy Williams and his mother, Kelly. At the age...

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

John Blinn, News Editor

April 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- The sixth headlining act to take the stage of the UPMC Events Center has been announced. On Monday, the UPMC Events Center announced that Sara Bareilles's Amidst the Chaos Tour would be making a stop at Robert Morris University The concert is set for November 15 and tickets go on...