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Multicultural Student Services hosts Black History Luncheon

Multicultural Student Services hosts Black History Luncheon

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 1, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Multicultural Student Services hosted their annual Black History Month luncheon on Feb. 28 to celebrate the past, present and future of African-American culture. The luncheon featured various performers who shared their talents and tied in inspirational messages to the audience. Grace...

Students turn out to talk with RMU President Christopher Howard

Students turn out to talk with RMU President Christopher Howard

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 1, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Students joined the president of Robert Morris University Dr. Christopher Howard to talk about what they liked about the college, and what they wanted to know all over a slice of pizza. About 30 students attended Pizza with the President at the newly opened Yorktown Hall Kitchen on...

New changes coming to the RMU bookstore over spring break

New changes coming to the RMU bookstore over spring break

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — New changes will be coming to the Robert Morris University bookstore over spring break. The on-campus bookstore will be going through a renovation to receive a new look. Funded by Barnes and Noble, the two-week project involves various changes inside the store as well as in the lobby...

Student: Hancock dorm ‘infested’ with bed bugs

Student: Hancock dorm ‘infested’ with bed bugs

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 27, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A student at Robert Morris University living in Hancock Hall discovered a bed bug "infestation" in her dorm room. Taylor Grandizio, a freshman who lived in the room, described her experience with the infestation, an issue she did not anticipate at first. “Everybody else had different...

Police Blotter 2/19/19- 2/26/19

Police Blotter 2/19/19- 2/26/19

February 27, 2019

2/19/19- Medical Emergency- This department was notified of a student in need of medical attention in Patrick Henry.  A parent was contacted who transported their child for medical attention on their own (closed). 2/19/19- Smell of Marijuana- Officers were called to Yorktown Hall for a smell of m...

Campus Drive to close in front of UPMC Events Center beginning in March

Campus Drive to close in front of UPMC Events Center beginning in March

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Campus Drive will close in front of the UPMC Events Center for the entire month of March. University officials notified students, faculty and staff of the closure via email on Thursday. The closure will begin on March 1 at 5 a.m. and remain in effect through the end of April, according...

Students: ‘Did I make the right choice to come to Robert Morris University?’

Students: ‘Did I make the right choice to come to Robert Morris University?’

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager

February 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Since the Town Hall on Jan. 29 in which RMU President Christopher B. Howard announced that the university needed to cut $4-5 million in payroll, there has been concern from the students at Robert Morris University as to the futures of their programs and their entire school. Some of the...

Why Don’t We to perform at UPMC Event Center

Why Don’t We to perform at UPMC Event Center

Garret Roberts, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - - Robert Morris University has announced that pop band Why Don't We will be coming to the UPMC Event Center on August 11, 2019. The second band scheduled to appear at the UPMC Event Center, the musicians are currently on their "8 Letters" tour. Seeing success on the Top 40 radio and i...

RMU announces chair of the Public Art Committee

RMU announces chair of the Public Art Committee

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has named local artist Cindy Gilberti as the chair of the Public Art Committee. Gilberti hosted painting workshops on campus during the summer, which brought local attention to Wheatley Center. She is currently the owner of Gilberti Fine Art Studio and...

Morning and afternoon classes at RMU canceled, road conditions hazardous

Morning and afternoon classes at RMU canceled, road conditions hazardous

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Classes at Robert Morris University have been canceled until 4 p.m. on Wednesday. A strong winter weather system moving through the area brought heavy snow and ice to the Pittsburgh region. RELATED STORY: Winter Weather Advisory issued, snow and ice expected University officials posted to their website that all clas...