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The news site of Robert Morris University

RMU Sentry Media

The news site of Robert Morris University

RMU Sentry Media

President Barack Obama signs a memorandum for myRA at West Mifflin steel plant Wednesday.

President ensures plan hits home with hardworking city

Leah Fleischel, Editor-in-Chief
January 29, 2014

President Barack Obama declared 2014 the “year of action” in his State of The Union address on Tuesday evening and promptly took to Mon Valley Steel Works just outside of Pittsburgh on Wednesday to reinforce that idea. Many of the actions the President is striving for pertain...

Flu Season: Stopping the Spread

Kristin Garrard, Moon News Cloud Contributor
January 28, 2014

Tis’ the season for runny noses, achy bodies and uncontrollable fevers.  It is the dreaded flu season and thousands of people are taking precaution by getting the H1N1 vaccine or by trying to stay healthy. Because the flu can hit seniors especially hard, the Masonic Village...

An Arctic Winter

Angelique Arenas, Moon News Cloud Contributor
January 28, 2014

Just as we were beginning to embrace the many challenges of this year’s winter conditions, we were hit with something perhaps worse than large amounts of snowfall: record-breaking negative temperatures. For students, including those in the Moon Area School District, the...

The opening tip of a WPIAL Section 4-AAAA matchup between Moon and Bethel Park Friday, January 24th. The Blackhawks prevailed 54-51.

Tiger Trouble: Bethel Park edges Moon on late comeback

Chris Mueller, Copy Editor
January 28, 2014

Moon High school was leading 42-32 heading into the final quarter in its WPIAL Section 4-AAAA contest against Bethel Park Friday night. That was until Bethel Park’s Anthony Bomar caught fire. The Blackhawks quickly erased Moon’s lead within minutes of the start of the...

Police and Fire respond to Hale Center.

Police and Fire respond to Hale Center.

Paul Wintruba, Photography Editor
December 10, 2013

Around midnight tonight, Dec 10, campus police and local fire teams responded to an alarm at RMU's Hale center. According to Officer Mckee, smoke from a shorted out heating unit was found in room 310 of Hale center. Fire teams are working to ventilate the area with fans to clear...

Moon Parents Voice Concerns About School Plans

Local Moon Area parents had the opportunity to speak up at Monday evening’s school board meeting held in Moon High School’s auditorium. The meeting was held to discuss upcoming renovations for local elementary schools. Parents had the opportunity to speak directly in front...

Blood Drive Saves Lives

It doesn’t take long to save another’s life – just ask the people who went to the Central Blood Bank’s blood drive Thursday. The drive took place at the OnDemand Energy Solutions building on Cherrington Parkway, and it was a joint effort between OnDemand and the Central...

Are High School Athletics More Important Than Academics?

The Atlantic Magazine's cover story for its current issue asks whether Americans place too high a value on high school athletics and whether the perceived or real importance of athletics detracts from academics. The report notes: Sports are embedded in American schools in...

Traffic patterns in Moon under the microscope

Anthony DeSimone, for Moon News Cloud
October 16, 2013

Motorists and Moon officials don’t see eye-to-eye when it comes to the safety and efficiency of traffic along University Boulevard. University Boulevard is the home to many different types of businesses such as Sheetz, Primanti Brothers, Ground Round and Walgreens as well...

Explosion Saturday night shakes up Moon Twp.

Ryan Bunker, Assistant Lifestyles Editor
October 13, 2013

Devastation, destruction and despair are just a few of the words used to describe what neighbors are calling an absolute tragedy as a house in the typically quiet and peaceful Moon neighborhood of Charlton Heights was leveled in a violent explosion shortly before 7 p.m. on...