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The news site of Robert Morris University

RMU Sentry Media

The news site of Robert Morris University

RMU Sentry Media

Cole Brennan

Cole Brennan, Staff Writer

Cole Brennan is a Junior News and Sports Communication major form Mars Pa. He is a staff writer for RMU Sentry Media, but is also the assistant Multimedia editor for Colonial Sports Network. He can be found being talent on RMU Tv shows, such as Sports Talk in the Burgh, or CSC.

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Elf the Musical Comes to Massey Theater This weekend

“Elf the Musical” Comes to Massey Theater This weekend

Cole Brennan, Reporter December 1, 2023

Christmas is right around the corner and Robert Morris will produce "Elf the Musical" Thursday through Sunday. Every show will be at 7:30 pm except Sunday at 2pm at the Massey Theater. "Elf" is about the story of Buddy the elf, who was transported...

Governor Shapiro signs executive order improving access to Mental Health and Substance disorder

Cole Brennan October 12, 2023

On October 11th, 2023 Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro signed an executive order expanding mental health and substance disorder accessibility. The order will create a behavioral health council comprised of 33 people which will bring in state leaders,...

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Public Safety Alert

Cole Brennan September 28, 2023

Robert Morris Public Safety said in an email to students on Thursday that they are investigating a reported sexual assault in a wooded area either on or adjacent to campus. The incident occurred in the late afternoon to early evening hours on Wednesday....

A Day that Changed America: The 22nd Anniversary of September 11th, 2001

A Day that Changed America: The 22nd Anniversary of September 11th, 2001

Cole Brennan September 11, 2023

September 11th, 2001 is the day that changed America forever. No one will ever forget the 2,977 lives lost on that day. They won't forget where they were and what they were doing on September 11th, 22 years ago. Every year time passes and as a nation,...

RMU Sport Management Department Head Retires after 47 years with the University

RMU Sport Management Department Head Retires after 47 years with the University

Cole Brennan August 28, 2023

After 47 years with Robert Morris University, Dr. David Synowka has decided to retire. Over the years, Synowka has established the Sport Management program as one most popular and top programs in the country. Over his long career with the university,...

Former President Trump Indicted for a 4th Time in Georgia

Cole Brennan August 15, 2023

Former President Donald Trump has been indicted again by a grand jury in Georgia due to his efforts to challenge the 2020 election in Georgia. This is the former presidents 4th indictment. Along with Trump, 18 others have also been indicted. The co-defendants...

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Former President Trump indicted for the 2nd time

Cole Brennan June 8, 2023

For the 2nd time in two months, former President Donald Trump, and a presidential candidate for the 2024 election, has been indicted by a grand jury regarding classified documents. In late March, Trump was indicted by a New York City grand jury for...

protests outside the University of Pittsburgh building, photo credit: WTAE

Conservative Speaker Met with Protests

Cole Brennan, Head News Editor April 18, 2023

Pittsburgh, Pa- Conservative speaker Michael Knowles was met with tensions from the opposing side during his debate with Brad Polumbo at the O'Hara Student Center on University of Pittsburgh's campus. Many protestors took to the streets before the...

President Donald J. Trump speaks to thousands of people at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pennsylvania on October 10, 2018.

Former President Trump Indicted

Cole Brennan March 30, 2023

Former President Donald Trump was indicted today by the Manhattan Grand Jury on charges relating to a payment of adult actress Stormy Daniels. Trump is the first former president to be charged with a crime after leaving office. He is currently scheduled...

Unauthorized Solicitor Removed from Campus

Unauthorized Solicitor Removed from Campus

Cole Brennan February 8, 2023

On Tuesday, an unauthorized solicitor was removed from campus. The individual was outside of Nicholson Center with a political organization when university police responded. Any person who wants to solicit information on campus must get approval...

Pittsburgh reviewing tax-exempt properties owned by charities

Pittsburgh reviewing tax-exempt properties owned by charities

Cole Brennan January 25, 2023

Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey issued an executive order directing the Finance and Law Departments to review tax-exempt properties owned by charities. The move was made to ensure it is appropriate under Pennsylvania law. The mayor released a statement...

Why are Smaller Elections Important?

“Why are Smaller Elections Important?”

Cole Brennan, Reporter November 7, 2022

The 2022 elections are swiftly approaching and people always ask, "why are small elections important?" In the 2022 midterm elections, the balance of power in multiple divisions is on the line. On Nov. 8, Americans from all across the country will vote...

An assortment of backpacks placed on the hill leading to RMUs Rogal Chapel.

Send Silence Packing Active Minds looks to destigmatize mental health

Cole Brennan, Reporter October 25, 2022

If you or a loved one is experiencing suicidal thoughts please reach out to the suicide crisis line 988. Robert Morris University's Active Minds organization hosted Send Silence Packing, an event that looks to keep the conversation alive about suicide...

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Chris Deluzio coming to Robert Morris University

Cole Brennan, Reporter September 19, 2022

Congressional candidate Chris Deluzio is coming to Robert Morris University. The Political Science Club and College Democrats will host the event at 12 p.m. on Oct. 13. Deluzio is running for the seat that Conor Lamb has held from Jan. 3, 2019 -...

Robert Morris University Hosts the Third Annual Out of the Darkness Walk to raise mental health awareness. 
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OPINION: The Mental Health System is broken

Cole Brennan, Contributor March 28, 2022

If you are someone who is struggling with their mental health, help is available and these are treatable illnesses with the proper care. It is ok to not be okay. National Suicide Prevention Hotline- 1-800-273-8255 Resolve Pittsburgh 1-888-796-8266 National...