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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...

Student: Hancock dorm ‘infested’ with bed bugs

Student: Hancock dorm ‘infested’ with bed bugs

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 27, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A student at Robert Morris University living in Hancock Hall discovered a bed bug "infestation" in her dorm room. Taylor Grandizio, a freshman who lived in the room, described her experience with the infestation, an issue she did not anticipate at first. “Everybody else had different...

RMU announces chair of the Public Art Committee

RMU announces chair of the Public Art Committee

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has named local artist Cindy Gilberti as the chair of the Public Art Committee. Gilberti hosted painting workshops on campus during the summer, which brought local attention to Wheatley Center. She is currently the owner of Gilberti Fine Art Studio and...

Pittsburgh to receive $120 million fund for affordable housing

Pittsburgh to receive $120 million fund for affordable housing

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - A $120 million project to help solve the affordable housing crisis will begin in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh will be receiving $10 million for the next 12 years from the Housing Opportunity Fund. The Housing Opportunity Fund Department was created to meet the need for affordable housing...

Pro-life activist Ryan Bomberger speaks at RMU

Pro-life activist Ryan Bomberger speaks at RMU

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Pro-life activist Ryan Bomberger came to speak at Robert Morris University. Students for Life hosted “The Social Injustice of Abortion” featuring political columnist and commentator Ryan Bomberger, founder of The Radiance Foundation. Sued by the NAACP and denounced by Planned...

RMU opens manufacturing laboratory in Lower Hill

RMU opens manufacturing laboratory in Lower Hill

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has opened a manufacturing laboratory in Lower Hill. The laboratory officially opened on Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Located in the Energy Innovation Center, it will serve as a research and teaching facility, as well as offer a six-course certificate...

U.S. cities with the highest and lowest credit scores

U.S. cities with the highest and lowest credit scores

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Do you live in a city that is known for having good credit scores? WalletHub has ranked U.S. cities with the highest and lowest credit scores. Based on TransUnion data, 2,572 cities were ranked by their median credit score, giving an insight on each city’s overall financial habi...