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Friday, January 1, 2016

A monthly selection of media coverage of Robert Morris University during the previous month.

DECEMBER 2015

The RMU Polling Institute made a dent in the news in December:

http://hackeducation.com/2015/12/07/trends-skills/

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/dec/12/most-americans-favor-gop-plan-defund-planned-paren/

http://dailycaller.com/2015/12/10/poll-most-americans-support-republican-plan-to-defund-planned-parenthood/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2015/12/15/carly-fiorinas-exaggerated-claims-about-americans-views-on-planned-parenthood-and-20-week-abortion-ban/

http://tinyurl.com/hnbf7q2

http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/culture/katie-yoder/2015/12/11/media-censor-poll-showing-majority-support-defunding-planned

http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/national-govt-politics/politifact-polls-find-support-for-planned-parentho/npw3M/

Letrell Crittenden makes the case for Pittsburgh:

http://1839mag.com/series/why-pittsburgh/for-an-activist-academic-opportunities-abound/

Various media outlets tapped the expertise of Steve Foreman, Marcel Minutolo, Joe Angelleli, and Phil Harold:

http://triblive.com/news/healthnews/9634548-74/report-health-hospitals#axzz3uZnTnKIl 

http://www.wksu.org/news/story/45124

http://powersource.post-gazette.com/powersource/companies/2015/12/28/Coal-losing-foothold-over-Pittsburgh-region-s-river-traffic/stories/201512270003

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/12/07/Program-helps-communities-become-aging-friendly/stories/201512070016

http://tinyurl.com/jpgtav3

Athletics

Featured

Times Sportsperson Of The Year: Sal Buscaglia (12/26/15)
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/times-sportsperson-of-the-year-robert-morris-sal-buscaglia-spent/article_c05a2ef8-a91e-11e5-bd81-cbec248513b3.html

Men's Basketball 

Billy Giles' Development Key For Robert Morris (12/2/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/billy-giles-development-key-for-robert-morris/article_056810d8-9866-11e5-a61f-e777aebc5906.html

Youngstown State Holds Off Road-Weary Robert Morris (12/2/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9514594-74/youngstown-state-morris#axzz3wJG2Cgcr

Problems Continue For Robert Morris In Loss To Oakland (12/5/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9536649-74/oakland-morris-robert#axzz3wJG2Cgcr

Hot Shooting From Oakland Guard Fuels Golden Grizzlies Past Robert Morris (12/5/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/12/05/Robert-Morris-men-s-basketball-team-falls-to-Oakland-Golden-Grizzlies/stories/201512050155 

Robert Morris Practical In Face Of 1-7 Record (12/5/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/12/05/Robert-Morris-practical-in-face-of-1-7-record/stories/201512050062

Colonials' Tate Opens Up About Injury Issues (12/11/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/12/11/aaron-tate-opens-up-about-injury-struggles/

Toole In Search For Consistency From Robert Morris (12/12/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/toole-in-search-of-more-consistency-from-robert-morris/article_564fdb0e-a057-11e5-801e-53ca9e627eba.html 

Robert Morris Running Out Of Time To Build Momentum (12/17/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-men-s-basketball-running-out-of-time-to/article_9ea3672a-a432-11e5-ba16-577294ce335e.html

Robert Morris Attributes Non-Conference Woes To Effort (12/17/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/12/17/Robert-Morris-attributes-nonconference-woes-to-effort/stories/201512170087 

Robert Morris Barely Defeats Lehigh, 69-67 (12/17/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/12/17/Robert-Morris-barleydefeats-Lehigh-69-67/stories/201512170192

Robert Morris Hangs On To Beat Lehigh (12/17/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9636125-74/lehigh-morris-robert#axzz3wJG2Cgcr

Pryor Comes Off Bench, Leads RMU To Win Over Lehigh (12/17/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/pryor-comes-off-bench-leads-rmu-to-win-over-lehigh/article_c7d0c714-a536-11e5-a045-e796260cc962.html

Robert Morris-Duquesne Has Evolved Into Heated Rivalry (12/19/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/duquesne/2015/12/19/Robert-Morris-Duquesne/stories/201512190039

Duquesne Takes Down Robert Morris, 72-65 (12/19/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/duquesne/2015/12/19/Duquesne-university-takes-down-Robert-Morris-72-65-pittsburgh/stories/201512190134

Duquesne Holds Off Robert Morris For Best Start in 36 Years (12/19/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9655730-74/duquesne-morris-robert#axzz3wJG2Cgcr

Offensive Troubles End RMU's Winning Streak Against Duquesne (12/19/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/offensive-troubles-end-robert-morris-winning-streak-against-duquesne/article_59e53a2c-a69f-11e5-b89b-0760921c1b5d.html

Robert Morris Downplays Duquesne Rivalry Talk After Loss (12/20/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/12/20/Robert-Morris-downplays-Duquesne-rivalry-talk-after-loss/stories/201512200183

Men's Hockey 

Hot Power Play Propels Colonials By Canisius (12/13/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/12/13/hot-power-play-propels-colonials-past-canisius/

Future of Robert Morris-Penn State Rivalry In Limbo (12/21/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/12/21/Future-of-Robert-Morris-Penn-State-hockey-rivalry-in-limbo/stories/201512210026

Lynch Leads RMU Into Three Rivers Classic (12/22/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9655730-74/duquesne-morris-robert#axzz3wJG2Cgcr 

Robert Morris Gaining Respect Through Three Rivers Classic (12/26/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9656308-74/colonials-classic-penn#axzz3wJG2Cgcr

High-Powered Offense Meet In Three Rivers Classic (12/27/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/12/27/College-hockey-High-powered-Robert-Morris-Penn-State-offenses-meet-in-Three-Rivers-Classic/stories/201512270028

Robert Morris Ends Penn State Unbeaten Streak (12/28/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9656332-74/morris-penn-robert#axzz3wJG2Cgcr

Robert Morris Outduels Penn State In Hockey Classic (12/29/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/12/29/Robert-Morris-outduels-Penn-State-in-hockey-classic/stories/201512290090

Robert Morris Wins Three River Classic (12/29/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9656433-74/goal-colonials-lowell#axzz3wJG2Cgcr

College Hockey Brings Classic Fun To CONSOL (12/29/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/login/?next=/2015/12/29/college-hockey-brings-classic-fun-to-consol/

Robert Morris Hockey Wins Three Rivers Classic After Comeback Win (12/30/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/12/30/Robert-Morris-hockey-wins-Three-Rivers-Classic-after-comeback-win/stories/201512290165

Women's Hockey

Vesci Puts RMU Women's Hockey On The Map (12/11/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/homegrown-ashley-vesci-puts-rmu-women-s-hockey-on-the/article_d793cf1e-9e99-11e5-a860-4b41ecc3ab2b.html

Volleyball

Robert Morris Digging NCAA Tourney Bid (12/1/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9537330-74/morris-robert-state#axzz3wJG2Cgcr

Tournament Bound (12/3/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/12/03/robert-morris-athletics-tournament-bound/ 

Latrobe Grad Has MVP Effort at Robert Morris (12/11/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/12/11/East-West-Xtra-Latrobe-grad-has-MVP-effort-at-RMU/stories/201512110054

Football

Robert Morris Searches For Offensive Coordinator (12/16/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9642813-74/banaszak-morris-robert#axzz3wJG2Cgcr