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AJR cancels concert for UPMC Events Center

AJR cancels concert for UPMC Events Center

John Blinn, News Editor

November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - After cancellations in Buffalo and Washington D.C., AJR has announced that they will be canceling their concert in Pittsburgh at the UPMC Events Center. The band announced on Tuesday that lead singer Jack Met would be unable to perform in Buffalo after a bad case of strep throat. According...

Do not use water notice issued after backflow in Neville Island

Do not use water notice issued after backflow in Neville Island

John Blinn, News Editor

October 22, 2019

NEVILLE ISLAND - A do not use water notice was issued for residents of Neville Island on Tuesday. The warning was sent out at approximately 8 p.m. and warned residents not to drink, shower, or wash dishes and clothing in their water. According to Allegheny County, an industrial water meter found backflow...

Precautionary boil water advisory issued for portions of Allegheny County

Precautionary boil water advisory issued for portions of Allegheny County

John Blinn, News Editor

September 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pennsylvania American Water issued a precautionary boil water advisory for certain portions of Allegheny County on Friday. The advisory was the result of a water main break that took place in Carrick. The main break prevented Pennsylvania American Water's ability to replenish the local...

Colonials name new Director of Athletics

Colonials name new Director of Athletics

Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has named a new director of athletics in Chris King, a graduate of the Robert Morris sport management program in 1994. King replaces Craig Coleman, who stepped down from his position in December of 2018. Before coming to Robert Morris, King has been the dir...

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

John Blinn, News Editor

April 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- The sixth headlining act to take the stage of the UPMC Events Center has been announced. On Monday, the UPMC Events Center announced that Sara Bareilles's Amidst the Chaos Tour would be making a stop at Robert Morris University The concert is set for November 15 and tickets go on...

Flames engulf, destroy car on University Blvd.

Flames engulf, destroy car on University Blvd.

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Manager

October 18, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP — A vehicle was destroyed in a fire on University Boulevard Thursday morning. The fire occurred at the intersection of Moon Clinton Road and University Boulevard at approximately 10 a.m. BREAKING: Vehicle fire on University Boulevard at the intersection of Moon Clinton Rd. across ...

Power outage in Moon Township, Yorktown hall affected

Power outage in Moon Township, Yorktown hall affected

Delaney Hassell, Social Media Manager

November 2, 2017

UPDATE: Power has been restored to Yorktown Hall. -- A transformer blew in Moon Township, causing a power outage in the area on Thursday evening. One of the buildings affected was RMU's Yorktown residence hall. RMU police report that no one was trapped in the elevators in the building. There...

2 killed, 1 injured in crash near RMU campus entrance

2 killed, 1 injured in crash near RMU campus entrance

Brittany Mayer and Delaney Hassell

October 3, 2017

  UPDATE: The names of the victims of the car accident outside the Robert Morris University entrance on Oct. 3 have been released. According to the TribLIVE, Albert Wilkinson, 55, and Samuel Wilkinson, 86, were identified by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office as the driver...

BREAKING: Toole’s contract extended through 2020-2021 season

BREAKING: Toole’s contract extended through 2020-2021 season

Samuel Anthony

January 19, 2017

Head coach Andy Toole was already contracted through the 2019-2020 season but will get one more additional year as Robert Morris Basketball's leading man. Toole signed a one-year extension today, which will keep him with the Colonials until at least the 2020-2021 basketball season. In a press release,...

RMU announces name, plans for new events center

RMU announces name, plans for new events center

Delaney Hassell, News Manager

January 18, 2017

Robert Morris University announced today that the new anticipated event center will be named “UPMC Events Center.” Beginning in July, the university will break ground on the 140,000-square foot building for the NCAA Division I basketball and volleyball teams, which will play in Peoples Court. ...