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Police Blotter 9/17/19-9/23/19

Police Blotter 9/17/19-9/23/19

September 24, 2019

9/17/19- Departmental infromation- A resident student reported a roommate dispute. Report taken for informational and Residence Life purposes (closed). 9/17/19- 201 Commitment- The Counseling Center called requesting assistance with a 201 commitment. The individual was driven to the hospital via p...

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...

Police Blotter 9/10/19-9/16/19

Police Blotter 9/10/19-9/16/19

September 17, 2019

9/10/19- Lost property- Athletic staff reported that they lost their keys. Info taken in case they are turned in (closed). 9/10/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a fire alarm in Lexington Hall. Officer responded to find the alarm was caused by cooking. No sign of smoke or fire. The fire dept w...

Police Blotter 9/3/19-9/9/19

Police Blotter 9/3/19-9/9/19

September 10, 2019

9/3/19- 201 Commitment- While patrolling officers noticed a male who looked upset on Colonial way. He volunteered to go to the hospital to speak with counselors (closed). 9/3/19- Accident with parked vehicle- Non-student reported damage to her vehicle after it was parked at Yorktown Hall. Report tak...

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...

Police Blotter 8/27/19-9/2/19

Police Blotter 8/27/19-9/2/19

September 3, 2019

8/27/19- Trespass warning- Student trespassed from Residence Halls (closed). 8/27/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a fire alarm in Concord hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be burnt food. No sign of smoke or fire. The fire panel was reset and the Fire Department was cancelled (...

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...