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‘You are adults, act like it,’ Residence Life shuts down Yorktown Kitchen, citing abuses

Newly remodeled Yorktown Hall kitchen opens for students to use in 2019. Photo Credit: (Office of Residence Life)

John Blinn, News Editor

November 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Yorktown Hall kitchen will be closed for the rest of the 2019 fall semester after what the Office of Residence Life described as continuous misuse of the area. An email sent from Lauren McCarthy, the Area Coordinator for Robert Morris University's Office of Residence Life, stated...

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

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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...

Yorktown Fitness Center transforms into a 24/7 facility

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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...

Global Karneval celebrates different cultures at RMU

Robert Morris University hosts the 2019 Global Karneval on April 2, 2019. Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Soundharjya Babu)

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...

ESPN’s Jay Harris visits RMU to speak about Greek Life

ESPN's Jay Harris speaks at a Greek Life event hosted by Robert Morris University in Yorktown Hall on March 19, 2019. Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Melanie Hulse)

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — ESPN anchor Jay Harris visited Yorktown Hall at Robert Morris University Tuesday night to speak about his academic, professional and even personal relationship with Greek Life. The Norfolk, Virginia, native and Old Dominion University graduate came to the RMU campus, inspiring the...

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...

Students turn out to talk with RMU President Christopher Howard

Robert Morris University President Dr. Christopher Howard hosts

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 1, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Students joined the president of Robert Morris University Dr. Christopher Howard to talk about what they liked about the college, and what they wanted to know all over a slice of pizza. About 30 students attended Pizza with the President at the newly opened Yorktown Hall Kitchen on...

Residence Life acts on student suggestions, holds focus groups

Newly remodeled Yorktown Hall kitchen opens for students to use in 2019. Photo Credit: (Office of Residence Life)

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In early February, Charles Forrester and other members of the Robert Morris University Office of Residence Life gathered to discuss updates to various housing areas on and off campus. Charles Forrester, who is an assistant director at the Office of Residence Life, spent a night in...

RMU senior donates small library to Yorktown

Photo credit: Gage McCall

Michael Delehanty

October 5, 2018

Carrie Barnhart, a senior cyber forensics major at Robert Morris University, recently donated a small library, placed in Yorktown residence hall. The Johnstown native's original idea was to start an online book club. After thinking about that idea, she quickly changed her mind and came up with the...