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SGA meeting recap: Provost Rafoth asks for student input on RMU core classes

SGA meeting recap: Provost Rafoth asks for student input on RMU core classes

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Provost Mary Ann Rafoth spoke about Robert Morris University core courses at the latest Student Government Association meeting. Dr. Rafoth asked students for their opinions on these classes, to understand their priorities and gave out a survey. Students were asked to rank certain core...

First Amendment on Trial: Students debate freedom of religion court case Marsh v. Chambers

First Amendment on Trial: Students debate freedom of religion court case Marsh v. Chambers

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 20, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - The third week of the First Amendment On Trial debates featured the freedom of religion. Debaters Selene Cerankosky and Jacob Toth discussed the Supreme Court case Marsh v. Chambers during the live debate. They delivered their opening statements, rebuttals and had a chance...

SGA meeting recap: Community Adviser applications are open

SGA meeting recap: Community Adviser applications are open

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 14, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - The third Student Government Association meeting announced the application process of the Community Adviser position. Community Adviser applications have opened up for the 2020-2021 school year. Anna Kowalski-Lewis, program assistant for community development from Residence...

RMU celebrates new John Jay renovations with groundbreaking ceremony

RMU celebrates new John Jay renovations with groundbreaking ceremony

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University broke ground for a newly renovated building in the School of Engineering, Math and Science (SEMS). On Nov. 12, faculty, staff and alumni were invited to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the John Jay Center, a $5 million project funded...

SGA meeting recap: RMU dining experienced some changes this semester

SGA meeting recap: RMU dining experienced some changes this semester

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - The Student Government Association addressed the recent changes to RMU dining. Lisa Rodgers, senior general manager of Parkhurst Dining, and Keith Lyne, assistant director of retail, were present to discuss some of the decisions Dining Services made. Keith Lyne mentions...

Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at Heinz Hall

Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at Heinz Hall

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Seats in Heinz Hall were filled for John Kerry, former Secretary of State, who participated in the Pittsburgh Speaker Series. President Christopher Howard opened the sold-out event, sponsored by Robert Morris University. It featured a 15-minute speech by Kerry, followed by a 30-minute...

RMU’s Office of Residence Life responds to reports of insects in Yorktown Hall

RMU’s Office of Residence Life responds to reports of insects in Yorktown Hall

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 16, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's Office of Residence life recently responded to reports of cockroaches in the Yorktown Hall dorm. In an email sent out to residents, the Office of Residence Life reported that Facilities successfully treated some rooms, and advised students to remove trash...

Apartment damaged after fire on Moon Clinton Road

Apartment damaged after fire on Moon Clinton Road

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

October 15, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - An apartment in Treetop Manors was damaged after a structure fire Monday afternoon. Residents near the area of Moon Clinton Road say they saw heavy smoke and heard helicopters at the scene. The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 197 was present at the scene at approximately...

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

Active Minds and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars prove 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...

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...