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ALLIANCE, OH - Alliance police and campus security are investigating the theft of more than $10,000 of camera equipment from the communication department and Raider Student Media in HPCC after thieves broke into an equipment storage room. 

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Mount Union is competing in Recycle Mania, which is the National competition to reduce waste and promote recycling. Week 2 results of our on campus weighing end with Keller Manor, one of the campus housing buildings, still in the lead with 1.96 pounds per person, with an overall 4.36 total p…

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ALLIANCE, OH - Alliance police and campus security are investigating the theft of more than $10,000 of camera equipment from the communication department and Raider Student Media in HPCC after thieves broke into an equipment storage room. 

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Today, November 16, 2019, marks the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, Cuba. The city was originally founded by the Spanish, but after two revolutions, the Cubans were finally able to call it their own in the 1950s. This incredible milestone in their history has been a day much ant…

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Commotion struck the Mount Union community this week as a wild animal broke its way into the McPherson Athletic and Academic Complex on Tuesday May 7. Students, faculty and staff all worked together to safely and humanely remove the unexpected guest from the building.

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ALLIANCE, OH- The University of Mount Union held its annual Relay for Life Event on April 12 at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex. Many students, faculty, and community members attend the Relay for Life event every year to help raise money for the American Cancer Society. On Friday…

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There is a certain feeling of admiration and wonder you get when you are standing in the same room as a legend. Mount Union’s Schooler Lecture Series has been bringing this feeling of awe to students for decades. However, this year that feeling was multiplied as literary celebrity, Margaret …

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Sigma Nu’s all night Basketball tournament returns this Saturday, March 23, at 6pm in the MACC Main Gym.The 34th annual event is celebrated to remember Sigma Nu brother, Mike Hardy, who passed away in a car accident while a student at Mount Union. Hardy and his friend’s competed in a competi…

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Alliance, OH- The University of Mount Union will be hosting their annual Relay for Life event from 6pm on April 12th to 6am on April 13th.

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Mount Union is competing in Recycle Mania, which is the National competition to reduce waste and promote recycling. Week 2 results of our on campus weighing end with Keller Manor, one of the campus housing buildings, still in the lead with 1.96 pounds per person, with an overall 4.36 total p…

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Before I went to the OFIC CareerFest last year, people told me “Career fairs lead to internships!” And I was a bit skeptical, thinking That would be awesome, but I don’t think that’ll happen to me.  And then it did! I attended the 2018 OFIC CareerFest in Columbus and found an amazing summer …

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We have all been there. UMU Today sends that daily email and without hesitation you delete it. I’ve gotten the feeling that students generally think campus events are boring, maybe because they went to one that did perform well, or they can’t get a big group of friends to go with them. I’ve …

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ALLIANCE, OH – As school ramps up again and is underway, Fraternity recruitment is here again this semester. Mount Union’s four fraternities are looking for new brothers. Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Kappa Tau, Sigma Nu, and Sigma Alpha Epsilon are all fantastic fraternities and if you’re interested…

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A day off of classes, going into the second week of classes you’d imagine college students would sleep in. Although this is the furthest thing from the truth.

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Alliance, OH- I hope everyone brushed up on their painting skills and rolled up their sleeves to join RPB’s Nugs and Mugs. This iconic night formerly known as Pottery Palooza was held on January 23rd as one of RPB’s weekly events. This isn’t a drill! Students came to eat nugs and paint mugs …

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On January 15 Mount Union defeated Heidelberg  39-6 in the Raiders last home match of the season. This match was also the Alumni and senior night for Raider wrestling. The Raiders recognized seniors Nick Corvo, Rob Valenti, and Jairod James.

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Students experienced the taste and sight of culture from the language department on November 2nd at 4pm in the Newbold Room.

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ALLIANCE, OH – Everyone’s favorite time in the semester is back again, Greek Week! As the week starts up all of the competing chapters are ready for some fierce competition. 

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Election season is here again and this year Uber and Lyft are discounting their trips to get people to the voting booths.

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ALLIANCE, OH – As November comes around, the Interfraternity Council (IFC) wants to remind men in fraternities and around campus what healthy masculinity is. This upcoming weekend, Casey J. Cornelius will be coming to Mount Union to give his keynote speech called, Be the Man; A Movement for …

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ALLIANCE, OH – The Raider Programming board brought a Ghost Hunter to campus on October 24th, 2018. Chris Moon, the ghost hunter, has built up a solid reputation for himself in the field of paranormal activity. He and his colleague, Frank Sumption believe that they were able to complete Thom…

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There comes a time in everyone’s life when they become too old to go door to door collecting candy on Halloween. Trick or treating was my favorite holiday activity as a child. I was all about the free candy, dressing up in costumes, and going door to door with my friends.  Once I hit high sc…

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ALLIANCE, OH – As Fall comes to an end, so do most of the elected terms within your fraternity/sorority. So with that comes elections. Elections within fraternities and sororities can be one of the most stressful times of the year. But it is also the time of year where newer or existing memb…

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Calling all Purple Raider junkies! WRMU’s flagship sports talk show, RaiderZone, is back and going strong as we pass the halfway point in the fall semester at Mount Union.

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Alliance, OH – As we’re getting back in the swing of things after fall break, the Raider Programming Board (RPB) provided us with some Friday night Coffee House.

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ALLIANCE, OH – Calling all voters! Voting time is just around the corner in November, so its time to meet your candidates. On Thursday October 18th, candidates running for positions in the House of Representatives, in the Ohio State Senate, for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Judge, Auditor, …

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ALLIANCE, Ohio- The number one ranked Mount Union football team shutout the Heidelberg Student Princes this past Saturday 54-0 at Mount Union Stadium.

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ALLIANCE, OH –  As spooky season comes along this year, that means that Alpha Tau Omega and Delta Sigma Tau’s haunted house is back again too!

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The University of Mount Union will host the eleventh annual Not Another Statistic Diversity Conference on October 27, 2018. The theme of the conference this year, Gone in a SNAP?: Promote lasting change in the age of social media, is something we hope will inspire all who attend to learn and…

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ALLIANCE, OH- The weather is finally changing and this can only mean one thing. It’s time to break out the pumpkins, the spice lattes, the flannel shirts, and the corn maze fun. Being stuck on campus during the best season can be boring, so here are my top three suggestions of places to get …

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ALLIANCE OH- Last Sunday, students were able to participate in the Nature Center’s Relax and De-Stress Fest. They were treated to a variety of activities to help them relax. Activities included a 10-minute shoulder massage, a guided nature walk, hand wax dipping, pet therapy and more! The Na…

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“Grow every day,” Pete Fierle, chief of staff & senior vice president of communications for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, stated to a group of Mount Union Sport Business students Thursday morning. 

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Raider Programming Board held events for students every day last week as part of Mount Union’s 2018 Homecoming Week.

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Walking into a college art gallery, you’d expect to see collegiate art plastered upon the walls. Although on October 4th the Sally Otto gallery was everything but. With the faculty finally displaying their skill set in such a tasteful demeanor, it’s no wonder our art students are flourishing.  

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CLEVELAND, OH – The Alpha Xi Delta Gamma Chapter went to the Great Lakes Science Center on September 30th to volunteer at the Autism Speaks Walk. The organization was anticipating to have over 5,000 people attending the walk. Alpha Xi Delta’s philanthropy is Autism Speaks which has special m…

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ALLIANCE, Ohio- The Purple Raiders cruised to a 63-7 win over the Wilmington Fightin’ Quakers Saturday for Homecoming at Mount Union Stadium. 

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Eleven contestants, hundreds of attendants and a group Kahoot were part of this year’s Mr. University of Mount Union pageant on Wednesday, Oct. 3rd.  

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Allliance OH- 91.1 WRMU, the radio affiliate of Mount Union’s Raider Student Media organization, will participate in the annual College Radio Day on Friday, October 5. The day is meant to showcase college radio stations on campuses across the nation. This year, 91.1 WRMU will be participatin…

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ALLIANCE, OH – Last week Mount Union’s Fraternity and Sorority life community put on several events pertaining to National Hazing Prevention Week. IFC’s Christopher Campbell and Panhellenic’s Cassidy Hiles deserve all the thanks.

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On September 29th, 2018 at Butler Rodman Park the Alliance community came together yet again for another Super Service Saturday. From 10:00am until 1:00pm several organizations such as the Regula Center, Green Raiders, Office of Sustainability, Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Tau Omega, Alpha Ki Omeg…

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A crowd of nearly 75 attended Raider Programming Board’s “Casual Friday Coffeehouse” on Friday, September 28, 2018

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ALLIANCE, OH – This past weekend was quite the exciting one for the students at Mount Union. Among all of the events going on, Saturday was Family Day. The university offered a variety of activities for all families including a photo booth, tickets to the big game, trivia, and dinner!

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Try not to be overwhelmed, but Mount Union Homecoming Week starts on Monday, October 1st, and there is a lot to do. As our Mount Union alumni make their way back to campus next weekend, there is plenty to do as a current student in the days before. From magic shows to bonfires, there is some…

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ALLIANCE, OH – Last Wednesday evening students were treated with a night of fun, courtesy of the Raider Programming Board (RPB). Campus Grounds was taken over by RPB where students listened to great music while they formed their teams and got in some last-minute cramming in before trivia sta…

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ALLIANCE, Ohio- The #1 Mount Union football team defeated #15 John Carroll in a defensive battle by the score of 23-10 in another classic rivalry match on Saturday at Mount Union Stadium.