The news site of Robert Morris University

The Sentry

Little Evil: Big success

Little Evil: Big success

Sean Koepfinger

September 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

For those in the haunt life, it is officially Halloween season. The haunted houses are open and horror movies are starting to trickle in. But, theaters aren't the only platform showing new fright fests. A few weeks ago, Netflix premiered their new original film, "Little Evil." A lampoon of the cursed...

Humans of RMU: The Tuch

Humans of RMU: The Tuch

Maura Linehan

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Decades of RMU students have enjoyed the beautiful campus landscape, while Colonials fans have been amazed by the voice of an RMU staff member singing the national anthem. In an amazing coincidence, one single man is responsible for both. That man is John Tucci.Tucci, better known as “The Tuch,R...

To the victors go the statues: 2017 Emmys recap

To the victors go the statues: 2017 Emmys recap

Amanda Ebner

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards were hosted on Sept. 17 by Stephen Colbert. In between jokes about politics and the entertainment industry, 27 awards were given out for acting, directing, writing or overall best show in each genre. The winners are listed below in their order of announcement. Outstanding Support...

Predicting the unpredictable: Emmys 2017

Predicting the unpredictable: Emmys 2017

Amanda Ebner

September 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

In just a few short hours, television stars and television viewers alike will be paying attention to the greatest awards of the small screen: the Emmys. There are a total of 25 categories for the awards to be doled out in, and this year boasts a high-level of unpredictability because award-hogging ti...

Hearing Gabbie Hanna “Out Loud”

Hearing Gabbie Hanna “Out Loud”

Maura Linehan

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Gabbie Hanna, a YouTube star and native of Pittsburgh, released her first song on Sept. 6, 2017. This song comes at a busy time for Hanna who is planning to release her new book, “adultolescence,” on Sept. 19. Her new song, “Out Loud,” seems to tell the story of a romance now lost. The lyrics reflect...

YouTube’s ad apocalypse

YouTube’s ad apocalypse

Garret Roberts

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

With YouTube’s most recent change to advertising, the website has become an unsustainable platform for content creators. The current policies are creating what the users call an “Adpocalypse” across the site.The change to the way advertising works on YouTube comes after controversies in...

There’s no place like London

There’s no place like London

Katey Ladika

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Though I have yet to “sail the world” per se, I have found the lyrics to Patrick Quentin’s song in the play "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" to be fairly true: there legitimately is “no place like London.” If a person were to ask me, "Would you ever return to London as a tou...

It: First scream of the season

It: First scream of the season

Sean Koepfinger

September 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

The monster awakens every 27 years, and 27 years after the release of the 1990s miniseries "It," Pennywise the Dancing Clown returns to screens to terrorize another generation of youngsters. The 2017 remake of "It" is brilliant and horrifying. Over the years, Stephen King's terrifying novels have...

What’s recruitment all about?

What’s recruitment all about?

Jocelyn Burns

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

As school comes back in full force, students begin to see clubs, sororities and fraternities try to entice us into joining. The recent activities fair shows us just about every single organization a person could join here at Robert Morris University, which can be intimidating for incoming freshmen. The...

Video comes to Humans of NY

Video comes to Humans of NY

Maura Linehan

September 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

“Humans of New York” has taken a turn. It recently began publishing a video series that captures people from different walks of life on the streets of New York City. This is a major change for a site that was first launched in 2010 by photographer Brandon Stanton who posted pictures of his fellow...