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RMU men’s basketball player arrested on the South Side, suspended by team

RMU men’s basketball player arrested on the South Side, suspended by team

Jon Fisher, Social Media Editor

March 9, 2015

UPDATE (10:12 PM): Stephan Bennett – who is suspended from the team as of Monday, according to TribLive – has posted bail and is set to appear in court on Mar. 18. “Per team policy, Stephen Bennett has been suspended from the basketball team pending further investigation,” athletic department...

RMU Proclamation: Robert Morris fans travel far and wide, no matter the distance

RMU Proclamation: Robert Morris fans travel far and wide, no matter the distance

Jon Fisher, Social Media Editor

November 22, 2014

The traveling sports fan is one of the most unique figures in all of athletics, whether collegiate or professional. Driving, flying or even cycling to an event (yes, that's real), in order to see their favorite team doesn't stymie the hardcore sports fan. In fact, miles or kilometers are only a motivating...

Breaking News: West Virginia student dies after catastrophic medical emergency

Breaking News: West Virginia student dies after catastrophic medical emergency

Hannah Smith and Jon Fisher

November 14, 2014

The West Virginia University student, Nolan Burch, who was in Morgantown’s Ruby Memorial Hospital intensive care unit-in critical condition has died following a “catastrophic medical emergency,” as described by officials. WVU’s President, E. Gordon Gee, confirmed Nolan Burch’s death earlier...

RMU Proclamation: Championship or not, the Colonials still won

RMU Proclamation: Championship or not, the Colonials still won

Jon Fisher, Assignment Editor

March 7, 2014

January 4th, 2014 - 14 players, 5-10 record. March 6th, 2014 - 8 players, 14-2 NEC record, 20-12 overall record, regular season NEC championship and a birth to the semifinals in the NEC tournament. You say coincidence; I say Cinderella story. Normally, the recycled cliché gets tossed around...

RMU Proclamation: Is breaking the law the new self-inflicted truth of college sports?

RMU Proclamation: Is breaking the law the new self-inflicted truth of college sports?

Jon Fisher, Assignment Editor

February 27, 2014

It starts with a thought that travels throughout the synapses of the brain. The subconscious debates whether to put forth the action, or neglect the mishandling of the current moment. Time stands still only for a few seconds as the human puts that thought into a process, thus creating an instance. An...

RMU Proclamation: Andy Toole destined for success outside of RMU

RMU Proclamation: Andy Toole destined for success outside of RMU

Jon Fisher, Assignment Editor

February 20, 2014

Geoffrey Chaucer once said, "All good things must come to an end." That phrase has stood the test of time and emulates life as a whole. It is very true; everything must come to and end at some point. Vince Lombardi retired from the game he helped make famous. John Wooden left UCLA after his time there...

Haircut-A-Thon a big success for RMU Band

Haircut-A-Thon a big success for RMU Band

Hannah Smith, News Editor

February 14, 2014

Robert Morris University band students recently hosted their first Haircut-A-Thon to benefit the Marco Giovengo Muscular Dystrophy Summer Camp Fund. Marco Giovengo was a member of the RMU band who passed away and now has a summer camp fund in his honor to help children go to the Muscular Dystrophy camp. There...

Dalton making the jump from FCS to the NFL

Dalton making the jump from FCS to the NFL

Chris Mueller, Copy Editor

February 12, 2014

It doesn’t take bright lights and a big city to chase a dream. Just ask A.J. Dalton. A former All-American left tackle for Robert Morris, Dalton is on a quest to prove his worth amongst the NFL, a league where long-term, quality players are rarely selected from tiny FCS programs. But in his case, it’s different.   In Dalton’s particular circumstance, none of the outside elements matter. All it takes is one shot, one team to take a chance on the fleet-footed offensive line prospect that reigned dominance over the Northeast Conference for four straight seasons. “The NFL has been my goal all my life,” said Dalton. “When I came to Robert Morris, I knew that I was going to have an opportunity to play early, if not all four years. 37 starts later, I was in the position I committed myself to be in.” 37 starts later, Dalton is on the brink of accomplishing his dream. There wasn’t always a cl...