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RMU announces reopening of campus for fall semester

Wheatley Center on the campus of Robert Morris University houses the School of Communication and Information Systems.

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

May 12, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University announced their plans to open campus for the 2020 Fall Semester this morning, foreshadowing a modified living environment and class structure for students. University president Chris Howard made the announcement via an email to all enrolled students. After ...

Robert Morris University classes remain online for the summer but hopes for in-person fall courses after an estimated $10 million loss from COVID-19

Robert Morris University looks beautiful in autumn as the leaves change. A picture of the business building on the campus of RMU.

John Blinn, News Editor

May 6, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University will remain online for summer classes and is uncertain, but optimistic, for in-person fall classes. While handling an estimated $10 million loss as a result of COVID-19, the university is also preparing for an online and rescheduled in-person commencement ceremo...

The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank hosts “drive-up” food distribution to practice social distancing

Over 800 boxes were distributed on Wednesday, but the food bank was prepared for 1500 or more visitros. Moon Township, PA. April 22, 2020. RMU Sentry Media/Garret Roberts

John Blinn, News Editor

April 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH -- Huge stacks of boxes containing food, lengthy lines of cars as far as the eye could see and numerous volunteers wearing neon vests, face masks and gloves. This was the unique scene at the Pittsburgh International Airport on April 22. The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank delive...

Top Secret Colonials raise over $5,000 for Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Photo credit: Tori Flick

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

April 20, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Despite COVID-19 keeping the doors to Robert Morris University closed, the members of the Top Secret Colonials found a way for students to have fun from their homes while earning money for a good cause. The group hosted their first virtual 48 Hour Gaming Marathon this weekend, encour...

Moon Township hosts Easter Bunny Neighborhood Hop for holiday social distancing

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John Blinn, News Editor

April 12, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - COVID-19 may have caused the cancellation of countless events throughout the United States, but it was unable to stop the Easter Bunny from safely spreading Easter cheer to residents in Moon Township. Over the past several weeks, Americans have been learning the rules of social distan...

University of Pittsburgh announces potential COVID-19 vaccine

University of Pittsburgh announces potential COVID-19 vaccine

Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief

April 2, 2020

As the world’s medical research community races to find a cure for Covid-19, a veteran vaccine researcher right here in Pittsburgh has stepped up with what may be a promising solution.

RMU shuttle driver tests positive for COVID-19

RMU shuttle driver tests positive for COVID-19

Soundharjya Babu

March 22, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- An RMU shuttle driver has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, according to an email sent to students.RMU’s shuttle service, The Pittsburgh Transportation Group, informed RMU on March 22 that a driver has tested positive for COVID-19.Shuttle services are currently suspended...

RMU cancels commencement ceremony due to coronavirus

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Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 18, 2020

UPDATE: March 18 at 9:00 p.m. President Chris Howard sent an update Wednesday evening, stating that a replacement in-person commencement would take place during the Fall 2020 semester for those interested.  ORIGINAL STORY MOON TOWNSHIP - The 2020 Commencement ceremony at Robert Morris University, o...