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Pittsburgh residents comment on the recommendation to remove the Christopher Columbus statue from Schenley Park

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Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 12, 2020

UPDATE (10/12/2020): As of Oct. 11, Mayor Bill Peduto has recommended to remove the statue. It has been taped and wrapped. PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Art Commission has unanimously voted to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from Schenley Park. The statue of the famed explorer has stood in ...

The Rex Theater Will Close Its Doors

The Rex Theater Will Close Its Doors

Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 6, 2020

There will be a sad and solemn farewell for one of Pittsburgh's longest standing music venues, as it will be closing its doors for good. The Rex Theater, which has been a Pittsburgh staple for just over a decade, announced on September 18 that they will close down permanently due to financial struggles...

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...

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 cancels study abroad opportunities as the coronavirus continues to spread

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John Blinn, News Editor

February 27, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP— Robert Morris University has canceled all Faculty-Led Education Abroad Programs (FLEAPs) for the remainder of the semester as an act of caution against the coronavirus. In an email from RMU’s Office of Student Life, on behalf of Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs...