The Sentry

In support of the First Amendment

Editorial Staff

August 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion/Editorial

RMU Sentry Media stands with the Society for Collegiate Journalists, the Boston Globe and every other participating news organization in support of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution; an amendment which allows all of our news organizations to operate freely and without the fear of...

Is Schooley the solution for RMU men’s hockey?

Is Schooley the solution for RMU men’s hockey?

Gregory Sutton

March 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase

Since the beginning of Robert Morris men's hockey, there has been one leader of this successful program. Head coach Derek Schooley has been at the helm since their inaugural season in 2004 after rumors had been circulating after the interest arose to buy the RMU Island Sports Center came to fruition. Schooley...

The dangers of fat shaming

The dangers of fat shaming

Rebekah Wilford

February 19, 2018


Filed under Argument, Opinion, Top Stories

The scale. It is a device that has been around for what seems like forever. Scales have been used in courthouses as symbols of justice, in kitchens as measuring tools, and yes, in doctor’s offices and gyms as a measure of health. Those first two uses fail to stir any significant emotion in the everyday...

Que Sera Sera: America’s downfall

Que Sera Sera: America’s downfall

Rebekah Wilford

February 12, 2018


Filed under Argument, Opinion, Top Stories

On Aug. 12, 2017, the alt-right held a rally in Charlottesville, Va. Within one night, this college town became the center of a heated debate, centering around one word: justice. As white nationalists flooded the streets, many, including myself, asked how America got to this point. How is it that a country...

Men’s basketball mid-conference season grades: Are the Colonials the real deal?

Men’s basketball mid-conference season grades: Are the Colonials the real deal?

Matt Kurtik

January 29, 2018


Filed under Argument, Men's Basketball, Men's Basketball Opinion, Opinion, Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

The Robert Morris men’s basketball team this year has been good. Unfortunately, they have not been great. The overall grade I give our team this year: B Here’s why: Following a loss to Wagner on Sunday afternoon, the Colonials (13-10, 7-3) find themselves in second place in the Northeast Con...

Why is RMU basketball the odd man out in Pittsburgh?

Why is RMU basketball the odd man out in Pittsburgh?

Logan Carney

January 25, 2018


Filed under Argument, Men's Basketball, Men's Basketball Opinion, Opinion, Opinion/Editorial, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Uncategorized

After beating Duquesne, Dachon Burke said something that has lingered with me ever since. “Well, every game means a lot, but I think it says for itself,” said Burke. “You have Pitt, Duquesne and Robert Morris. I think sometimes we’re overshadowed because they’re the two in the city.” Nobody...

What to expect from the Bernard Clark era

What to expect from the Bernard Clark era

Logan Carney, @Carney_Sentry

December 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Opinion, Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

After a coaching search that included 160 candidates, Robert Morris football has found its man in former Albany defensive coordinator Bernard Clark. Given the hire seemed to come out of nowhere, the question that should be on everyone’s mind is, was this a good hire for Robert Morris? If you...

What’s wrong with men’s hockey?

What’s wrong with men’s hockey?

Samuel Anthony, @Sentry_Anthony

December 1, 2017


Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Hockey Opinion, Opinion, Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Robert Morris men's hockey came into this season with high hopes for what this season would hold. After making it all the way to the Atlantic Hockey Championship last season, the team started their 2017-18 campaign projected to finish second in the conference. Players like Francis Marotte, Luke Lynch,...

Mental gymnastics: The relationship between exercise and mental health

Mental gymnastics: The relationship between exercise and mental health

Julian Gregorio, Copy Manager

November 6, 2017


Filed under Argument, Opinion, Top Stories

In 2015, 33,091 Americans died of opioid overdose. That is a lot of people, and the opioid epidemic is a major problem. But in the same year, 44,193 people died from suicide, the vast majority of whom suffered from depression. Everyone is talking about the opioid crisis. The Department of Health and Human Services has put together a page about the crisis that sp...

The state of Robert Morris football

The state of Robert Morris football

Logan Carney, @SentryCarney

November 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Opinion, Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Earlier in the season, I predicted that the Robert Morris Colonials would finish within the top three in the Northeast Conference. I cited their strong defense, seemingly improved offense and the weak NEC as reasons for this prediction. I definitely did not think that they wouldn’t even finish around...