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2018-2019
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Robert Morris University
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Robert Morris University
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Robert Morris University
Stories from Robert Morris University
Students: ‘Did I make the right choice to come to Robert Morris University?’
College Reporting

Samuel Anthony | February 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP – Since the Town Hall on Jan. 29 in which RMU President Christopher B. Howard announced that the university needed to cut $4-5 million in payroll, there has been concern from the students…

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Josh and Jon Williams embracing opportunity to compete with one another
College Reporting

Matt Kurtik | February 7, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — Josh Williams was pretty blunt about it.

“To be able to (play with each other) on a collegiate level is incredible. It’s humbling. I couldn’t ask for a better person to play next…

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Petition to cancel RMU classes during polar vortex garners more than 2,200 signatures
College Reporting

Gage Goulding | February 5, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — A petition created by a Robert Morris University student to cancel classes during what could be the coldest day of the year has gathered more than a third of the student body’s support.

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Humans of RMU: The horror fanatic
College Reporting

Maura Linehan | February 5, 2019

“One of my hobbies is meeting people who were in (horror) movies,” Ray Zaparoni said. Zaparoni, videographer for the Academic Media Center, is well known by students at RMU who have taken media-related…

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MadSierra Photography brings self-image into the picture frame
College Reporting

Maura Linehan | January 31, 2019

Through the lens of her camera, an ambitious 16-year-old Madison Pisarchick found her calling. Pisarchick, now a junior at Robert Morris, did not have a goal in mind while she was taking pictures of two…

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Tom Hanks headlines voting event in Pittsburgh
College Reporting

Gage Goulding | January 28, 2019

Tom Hanks spoke to hundreds at Soldiers and Sailors Hall in Oakland to express the importance of voting, not just in the presidential election, but every election.

Hanks opened his speech with the question…

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First Monster Pumpkin Festival in Pittsburgh is a smash hit
College Reporting

Megan Shandel | January 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Pumpkin patches have been popping up all over western Pennsylvania for the fall season, but Pittsburgh had bigger plans.

Pittsburgh held the city’s first Monster Pumpkin Festival Oct….

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Carney’s Corner: Was Dayton a culture-changing win?
College Reporting

Logan Carney | January 14, 2019

Last week, for the first time in 17 years, Robert Morris defeated a great FCS program in Dayton by the score of 13-10.

Only head equipment manager Ray Butter was on the staff the last time this team…

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Stephens’ milestone performance is a symbol of RMU’s offensive revival
College Reporting

Sam Anthony | January 14, 2019

This past weekend, RMU football running back Terence Stephens made history. Stephens became the first player since the legendary Tim Hall to record a game with over 100 receiving and rushing yards. Hall…

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Eric McAllister discusses how RMU football’s growth as a team has paid dividends on the field
College Reporting

Samuel Anthony | January 7, 2019

To put it bluntly, the Robert Morris football team has been having a good year offensively. Minus the one game in which they played a far superior James Madison team, the Colonials have put up a combined…

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Redshirt freshman Alijah Jackson’s speed looks to be the difference for Robert Morris
College Reporting

Samuel Anthony | January 4, 2019

“I just have to focus on my speed and I trust my eyes,” said redshirt freshman running back Alijah Jackson of the Robert Morris football team.

In the Colonials last match-up against the Bryant Bulldogs,…

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Spinning Jenny to perform in nationwide tournament
College Reporting

Garret Roberts | January 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP – Spinning Jenny has announced that they will be participating in Topgolf’s series “Who Will Rock You?” at the end of this month. Featuring musicians from across the nation, the local…

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