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Global Karneval celebrates different cultures at RMU

Global Karneval celebrates different cultures at RMU

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 5, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - International students and organizations across the Robert Morris University campus celebrated their culture and shared it with the community. The third annual Global Karneval featured various booths, each representing different cultures. Saudi Arabia, Japan, India, Ethiopia, and Latin...

RMU students gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Antwon Rose

RMU students gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Antwon Rose

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — Robert Morris University students gathered for a candlelight vigil filled with prayer, song and remembrance in honor of Antwon Rose. After the two teens fled from the vehicle, Rosfeld shot and killed Rose, who was unarmed at the time. In the recent four-day trial, Rosfeld was found...

La Roche officially gains university status

La Roche officially gains university status

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 29, 2019

PITTSBURGH — La Roche College officially gained university status on Tuesday. President Sister Candace Introcaso announced this change during a celebration held at the school. “Changing our designation and name to La Roche University is the fulfillment of a vision that many on campus have shared...

Legislation introduced fights pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Legislation introduced fights pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Councilperson Erika Strassburger introduced the legislation that protects people from pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. The legislation, introduced on Feb. 26, protects pregnant individuals and people seeking to become pregnant, as well as their partners. This requires employers...

RMU Greek Life celebrates achievements with annual Greek Excellence event

RMU Greek Life celebrates achievements with annual Greek Excellence event

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP— The fourth annual Greek Excellence celebration took place on Sunday, recognizing accomplishments of various fraternities and sororities. The event recognizes student and alumni leaders who show dedication to community service as well as other accomplishments. The event featured...

RMU named in list of best master’s in database management degree programs

RMU named in list of best master’s in database management degree programs

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 15, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris is included in the top 30 best master’s in database management degree programs by BestSchools for 2018. According to BestSchools, the rankings are based on academic excellence, faculty scholarship, reputation, financial aid, range of degree programs and strength of ...

Pittsburgh begins first ‘Clean Construction’ project

Pittsburgh begins first ‘Clean Construction’ project

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 8, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh is participating in clean construction for the first time. Beginning in May, the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure will be reconstructing the McFarren Street Bridge with “Clean Construction” guidelines. "This project allows the City of Pittsburgh to be a model...

Study: WalletHub announces the most diverse cities in 2019

Study: WalletHub announces the most diverse cities in 2019

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

March 5, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - WalletHub compared more than 500 cities to find out more about America’s current cultural profile. The cities are graded on a 100-point scale, with a score of 100 showing the highest diversity in an area. The five most ethnically diverse cities are listed below: 1. Jersey City, ...

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...

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...