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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...

Man taken into custody following a multi-vehicle University Blvd. accident

Man taken into custody following a multi-vehicle University Blvd. accident

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- A multi-vehicle accident on University Boulevard took place outside of the Robert Morris University campus and resulted in what appeared to be an arrest. Three vehicles were involved in the accident that took place at the intersection of University Boulevard and Campus Drive. Moon Township...

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...

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...

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...

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...