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LP’s Sold Out Wiltern Concert Was Not Lost On Us

LP’s Sold Out Wiltern Concert Was Not Lost On Us

By Diana Juarez, Rio Hondo College

May 17, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

LP brought the sold out Wiltern to its feet during her unforgettable homecoming concert March 9. After a rocky start to the first leg of her “Heart to Mouth” tour when illness forced her to reschedule a handful of concerts early on, LP recovered and brought over 1,500 people to their feet. Dedicated...

Chemistry students design, create soaps

Chemistry students design, create soaps

By Cheyenne Miller, Seward County Community College

May 15, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

When most people think of chemistry, images of complicated equations and strange, dangerous chemicals may come to mind. However, Seward County Community College students taking a Chemistry II class this semester might think of something a little more unremarkable: soap. Students enrolled in the course...

Ground broken for Sharp Champions Center

Ground broken for Sharp Champions Center

By Calen Moore, Seward County Community College

May 15, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

Plans for the new athletic building that will soon be built all started with a drawing on a napkin. Those simple plans are coming to life after years of planning. On April 25, Seward County Community College broke ground on campus. The idea started when now-retired head baseball coach as well as...

Hundreds come out to support the third annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Hundreds come out to support the third annual Out of the Darkness Walk

By Soundharjya Babu, Robert Morris University

May 9, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

MOON TOWNSHIP — The third annual Out of the Darkness walk brought hundreds of people to the Robert Morris University Campus to fight against suicide. On Saturday, people came together to participate in a walk around campus to show others that they are not alone. THRIVE directors promoted and...

La Casa de San Gabriel Hosts Gala Dinner and Fundraiser

La Casa de San Gabriel Hosts Gala Dinner and Fundraiser

By Ramon Alvarado, Rio Hondo College

April 29, 2019


Filed under College Reporting, Video

This story was originally published on El Paisano on February 1, 2019.

The Disney College Program welcomes RMU students

The Disney College Program welcomes RMU students

By Garret Roberts, Robert Morris University

April 19, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

MOON TOWNSHIP -- For students at Robert Morris University, internships are an integral part of the college experience. Giving students real world experience and a foot in the door at major companies, opportunities become available that will benefit any major. For RMU students Jessica Boothe and Ni...

RMU students gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Antwon Rose

RMU students gather for candlelight vigil in honor of Antwon Rose

By Soundharjya Babu, Robert Morris University

April 19, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

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...

Tenured theater professor placed on administrative leave following allegations

Tenured theater professor placed on administrative leave following allegations

By Jasmine Martinez, Cerritos College

April 18, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

According to Cerritos College officials, theater professor, Reed Brown was placed on administrative leave on March 11, following allegations made by a theater student after the “Skyline” performance on March 10. The student was contacted, but was unavailable for comment. Jose Fierro, president...

Music industry legend, Richard Leigh joins the lineup for LJT 2019

Music industry legend, Richard Leigh joins the lineup for LJT 2019

By Francisco Castro, Tarleton State University

April 18, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

The Larry Joe Taylor Texas Music Festival has always been home to a multitude of musical artist and groups of a wide range of skill and creativity, allowing them to perform their best songs. As the day of the festival draws closer, recognized songwriter Richard Leigh takes the call to perform live for...

UA Student Rocket Design Team Heading to NASA Competition

UA Student Rocket Design Team Heading to NASA Competition

By Megan Parker, The University of Akron

April 11, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

The University of Akron’s student rocket-design team, the Akronauts, will be competing in NASA’s 2019 Student Launch Competition in Huntsville, Alabama from April 4-6. Founded in 2014, the Akronauts are comprised of students from the College of Engineering. Through hands-on experience, the students rec...

The much anticipated arrival of Isabella Posset

The much anticipated arrival of Isabella Posset

By Samuel Anthony, Robert Morris University

April 10, 2019


Filed under College Reporting, Showcase

MOON TOWNSHIP -- "I want you to understand, Bella Posset commited to us as a sophomore. This was a long-time coming," said RMU women's basketball head coach Charlie Buscaglia as he sat upon the podium after his Colonials had just defeated the Saint Francis Red Flash in the NEC championship game. "We had to...

Designing Independence: UA Students Modify Power Wheels for Children with Disabilities

Designing Independence: UA Students Modify Power Wheels for Children with Disabilities

By Megan Parker, The University of Akron

April 9, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once asked, “Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” Students from the Biomedical Engineering Design and NASA Robotics teams at The University of Akron answered this question through customizing electric toy cars for local children w...

Having an opinion today is difficult

Having an opinion today is difficult

By Cheyenne Miller, Seward County Community College

April 9, 2019


Filed under College Reporting, Opinions

These days, it’s hard to turn on the TV or browse Facebook without encountering some sort of discussion about racial issues. I’m certain that I’m not the only one who has noticed that, recently, almost everyone, regardless of how much they do or don’t know, has an opinion about race that they’re...

Separated at the Border

Separated at the Border

By Calen Moore, Seward County Community College

April 3, 2019


Filed under College Reporting, Showcase

The impoverished neighborhood in Guatemala didn’t offer a lot for Lee's* family. It was common for people to struggle financially. Many could only sell things on the streets like fruits and blankets but it wasn’t enough to climb the socioeconomic ladder. Her parents wanted more, so they left a...

Students turn out to talk with RMU President Christopher Howard

Students turn out to talk with RMU President Christopher Howard

By Gage Goulding, Robert Morris University

April 2, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

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...

Police Search for Suspects, Offer Solutions Following Off-campus Robbery

Police Search for Suspects, Offer Solutions Following Off-campus Robbery

By Amanda Piekarz, The University of Akron

April 2, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

An armed robbery took place off campus on March 5, around 10:30 p.m. The three victims were students at The University of Akron, two 20-year-old men and one 21-year-old man. The robbery took place in the 300 block of Sumner Street at the University Edge apartment complex. Three men allegedly knocked on the ...

RMU family shares their experience from Venezuela

RMU family shares their experience from Venezuela

By Garret Roberts, Robert Morris University

April 2, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

MOON TOWNSHIP — While many are following the political conflict in Venezuela, their engagement usually only lasts as long as the story appears on the evening news. For Robert Morris University student Maria Calcano, however, Venezuela is not just an exotic nation that is facing a crisis: it is home. ...

ZipCon 2019 Brings More Than 2000 Attendees

ZipCon 2019 Brings More Than 2000 Attendees

By Megan Parker, The University of Akron

April 1, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

The Akron Anime Club recently hosted its sixth annual ZipCon at The University of Akron on Feb. 23 and are already starting preparations for next year’s event. ZipCon is a one-day convention primarily for fans and cosplayers of the popular  Japanese media forms anime and manga but does not exclude fans of all...

The Silencers and Spinning Jenny perform for sold out show at Hard Rock Cafe

The Silencers and Spinning Jenny perform for sold out show at Hard Rock Cafe

By Garret Roberts, Robert Morris University

April 1, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

Spinning Jenny and The Silencers filled the Hard Rock Cafe from wall to wall Saturday night, proving that rock and roll is still an important part of Pittsburgh's culture. Giving a stellar performance to a sold-out show, both bands earned plenty of applause from the city's rock fan base. A mix of...

Louisville impressed by Robert Morris defense: ‘That’s what you want to play against’

Louisville impressed by Robert Morris defense: ‘That’s what you want to play against’

By Samuel Anthony, Robert Morris University

March 28, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

LOUISVILLE -- The Robert Morris Colonials come into their sixth-ever NCAA tournament appearance with the 12th ranked scoring defense in the nation. The Colonials have stifled their opponents to just 54.6 points game including only allowing one conference opponent to surpass the 60-point mark. They he...

Review: SCCC brings A Night in Paris to campus

Review: SCCC brings A Night in Paris to campus

By Annette Meza, Seward County Community College

March 26, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

The beautiful melodies and chords of the piano and violin blended together wonderfully in the band room of the Shank Humanities building. If I had not been in the room, I would have thought it was a recording of a sonata playing on Youtube or some music player—but it wasn’t. On March 18, the Seward...

Disabled UA Student Left in Dorm Room During Fire Alarm

Disabled UA Student Left in Dorm Room During Fire Alarm

By Megan Parker, The University of Akron

March 20, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

This article is part one of a two-part series. Part one covers the incident from the perspective of the student. Part two will cover the response from different departments at The University of Akron. A University of Akron student with disabilities was left in her dorm room despite yelling ...

History of Drag: LGBTQ rights, art and civil rights

History of Drag: LGBTQ rights, art and civil rights

By Kaisa Siipola, Eastern Washington University

March 18, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

Learning about history doesn’t have to be a drag at EWU. The History of Drag was hosted by Jason Johnson, a Spokane Drag performer whose drag name is Nova Kaine, on Feb. 27 in the PUB to educate students on the art prior to EWU’s annual drag show. The event was sponsored by the EWU Pride Center...

Wayne couple opens business in Omaha along with another in Wayne

Wayne couple opens business in Omaha along with another in Wayne

By Rachel Vogt, Wayne State College

March 7, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

Mark Kanitz and Lukas Rix are far from being considered “unfamiliar faces” to many Northeast Nebraska residents. The couple is well known for running what could be considered one of the most successful businesses in downtown Wayne, America. The two currently own three stores in Wayne and have rece...

BSU and Africana Studies Reclaiming Black Excellence

BSU and Africana Studies Reclaiming Black Excellence

By Kaisa Siipola, Eastern Washington University

February 28, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

Black History Month involves more than just highlighting historical events and learning about slavery and the civil rights movement. It highlights historical accomplishments and contributions of all Africans and African Americans. “Black History Month isn’t just a month, because I am black all...

SCCC support services promote dating violence awareness

SCCC support services promote dating violence awareness

By Cheyenne Miller, Seward County Community College

February 28, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

From casual flings to serious, long term relationships, most students will explore dating at some point during their college years. While exploring can be an important part of the college experience, being conscious of what’s healthy and what isn’t when it comes to romantic relationships can be even...

Students: ‘Did I make the right choice to come to Robert Morris University?’

Students: ‘Did I make the right choice to come to Robert Morris University?’

By Samuel Anthony, Robert Morris University

February 26, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

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 at Robert Morris University as to the futures of their programs and their entire school. Some of the...

LLC’s create Post-It’s of positivity to encourage and inspire residents

LLC’s create Post-It’s of positivity to encourage and inspire residents

By Francisco Castro, Tarleton State University

February 25, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

As we ready to close the first month into the Spring Semester, many students have begun to feel the rejuvenation of the Winter Break wear off, with the stress of classes taking its place. This air of stress and uncertainty can either be something students can easily overcome or can easily fall under...

LAUSD union strike continues in pursuit of improving schools despite rainy weather

LAUSD union strike continues in pursuit of improving schools despite rainy weather

By Jasmine Martinez, Cerritos College

February 22, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

Chants of “Beutner, Beutner you’re no good, treat your students like you should” rang through wind and rain as Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and community members rallied in support of better schools on Jan. 14. Cold, wet weather did not deter strikers from hours of marching with...

Riding for the culture

Riding for the culture

By Taylor Newquist, Eastern Washington University

February 22, 2019


Filed under College Reporting

When most people hear the word rodeo, an image of modern day cowboys glued to bucking bulls and stallions is the first thing that comes to mind. For teams of Native Americans competing in Indian relay races, the rodeo is an opportunity to continue traditions and preserve family pride. The Indian relay...

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