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Finn Lyons

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor

Finn is a junior News and Sports Communication major from Buffalo Ny. He is the Head Editor for A&E, and a reporter for CSN and can be found on RMU Tv and RMU Radio.

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UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 4: Former Rep. Tom Suozzi, Democratic candidate for New York’s 3rd Congressional District, speaks during a campaign rally at the Polish National Home in Glen Cove, N.Y., on Sunday, February 4, 2024. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Democrat Tom Suozzi Flips New York’s Third District in Special Election

Finn Lyons February 14, 2024

New York's 3rd Congressional District held their special election on February 13th, after George Santos became the sixth member of the House of Representatives to be expelled. The race was between former New York's 3rd Congressional District representative...

This Week on Campus 2/12-2/18

This Week on Campus 2/12-2/18

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor February 12, 2024

Here is what to look forward to on Robert Morris' campus this week History Club Valentine's Day Bake Sale Fundraiser: The History Club holds a bake sale to promote their club, and give some sweet Valentine's Day treats to the students. The sale will...

NHL 24 Rating Revision: How Good Did EA Do?

“NHL 24” Rating Revision: How Good Did EA Do?

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor February 6, 2024

So far this year Jesse McCullough and Colby Sherwin have taken a look at "Madden," and "NBA 2K's" ratings to see what each game got right and what each game got wrong. With the NHL exiting their all-star break, I wanted to hop on the ratings chain. I...

Mr. Monks Last Case is a Heartwarming End to the Series

Mr. Monk’s Last Case is a Heartwarming End to the Series

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor January 26, 2024

When I first heard that there was going to be a "Monk" movie, I was a bit skeptical. As much as I love "Monk", I thought the series ended on a beautiful note. The final two episodes wrapped up everything that all the characters, and all the episodes had...

Opinion: Yorktown Needs to Add a Stoplight

Opinion: Yorktown Needs to Add a Stoplight

Finn Lyons December 4, 2023

Let me preface this article by saying that I am not sure how plausible it is for Robert Morris to add a stoplight. I figure that a project like that lies out of their jurisdiction, but it is still an important issue to address. Getting in and out of...

Rainbow Bridge Explosion Leaves Two Dead

Rainbow Bridge Explosion Leaves Two Dead

Finn Lyons November 27, 2023

On Wednesday, November 22, a car exploded on the Rainbow Bridge that connects Niagara Falls, New York to Canada. The driver and the passenger of the car were the only two casualties in the explosion, however, a border worker was also injured in the explosion. There...

Premier Lacrosse League Announces Teams Home Cities for the 2024 Season

Premier Lacrosse League Announces Team’s Home Cities for the 2024 Season

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor November 16, 2023

The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) unveiled the newest homes of their teams for their upcoming season. The PLL is an outdoor lacrosse league founded in 2018. It is comprised of eight teams: the Cannons, Atlas, Waterdogs, Whipsnakes, Chaos, Outlaws (formerly...

Baldurs Gate 3 Captures the Dungeons and Dragons Experience Perfectly

“Baldur’s Gate 3” Captures the “Dungeons and Dragons” Experience Perfectly

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor November 15, 2023

When I heard about "Baldur's Gate 3" for the first time, I will admit, I was a little skeptical. I am a huge fan of "Dungeons and Dragons" (D&D) and hearing that there was a video game version of it got me excited. With the excitement came caution,...

The End of Impera: What is Ghosts Best Album?

The End of Impera: What is Ghost’s Best Album?

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor November 7, 2023

Ghost recently finished their Re-Imperatour on October 7th, and along with the end of the tour, they announced the end of the Impera era. So, with five studio albums and four EPs under their belt, what is Ghost's best album? To start, I will not be...

The Five Nights at Freddys Movie Doesnt Quite Capture the Games

The “Five Nights at Freddy’s” Movie Doesn’t Quite Capture the Games

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor November 3, 2023

I have been waiting almost ten years for this movie to come out and what I got was certainly interesting. "Five Nights at Freddy's" (FNAF) swarmed the internet in 2014 and grew to a massive popularity. It was promised from the time the sequel game came...

NHL 24 Shows Promise, but Ultimately Falls Flat

NHL 24 Shows Promise, but Ultimately Falls Flat

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor October 23, 2023

For the first time in a while, I was excited for the newest NHL game. When the trailer dropped, promising some exciting improvements to the gameplay and presentation of the game,I really hoped this would be the first legitimately good NHL game in nearly...

Carnegie Natural History Museum Removes Display Due To New Policy

Carnegie Natural History Museum Removes Display Due To New Policy

Finn Lyons October 10, 2023

The Carnegie Natural History Museum adopted a new policy about displaying human remains this September. The policy states that if human remains are to be displayed there must be consent to do so. This policy change affects an exhibit that has been...

Israel Declares A State of War After Hamas Attacks Gaza

Finn Lyons October 9, 2023

After several years of small attacks from both sides of the Israel and Palestinian conflict, war has officiality been declared by the Israeli government. This comes after an unprecedented attack from Hamas, a Palestinian Sunni-Islamic fundamentalist military...

Ricky Montgomery Releases Rick After A Seven Year Wait

Ricky Montgomery Releases “Rick” After A Seven Year Wait

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor October 3, 2023

The last time Ricky Montgomery released an album was his debut album "Montgomery Ricky" in 2016. Since then Ricky Montgomery has released 11 EPs/singles under the indie pop genre, however, as his music progressed, his lyrics began to take on a more serious...

Saw X Brings a New Level of Brutality to the Saw Franchise

Saw X Brings a New Level of Brutality to the Saw Franchise

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor October 3, 2023

There has never been a "Saw" film quite like this one. "Saw X" takes a completely new approach to "Saw" formula, and it is the best decision the franchise could have ever made. Instead of running two storylines parallel to each other, "Saw X" sticks...

Dianne Feinstein Passes Away at the Age of 90

Dianne Feinstein Passes Away at the Age of 90

Finn Lyons September 29, 2023

Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, the longest-serving woman in the United States Senate, passed away this morning at the age of 90. Sen. Feinstein had been battling several different health conditions over the past year. Just this February she...

The National Lacrosse League Announces New League Format

The National Lacrosse League Announces New League Format

Finn Lyons September 27, 2023

It was announced last Friday that the National Lacrosse League (NLL) would be changing its league structure for the upcoming 2023-2024 season. On Tuesday, the information was finally released on what the changes would be. The NLL announced via social...

This Week on Campus 9/25-10/1

This Week on Campus 9/25-10/1

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor September 25, 2023

With September coming to a close, here's what is happening on campus this week. September 26th: Join the Office of Residence Life at the Ross lounge for a VR event that tests your fear of heights. The event will take place from 8-9 p.m. and there will...

Opinion: The Abysmal State of Yorktown Parking

Opinion: The Abysmal State of Yorktown Parking

Finn Lyons September 15, 2023

I live in Yorktown Hall, and for those who do not know, Yorktown Hall is a resident hall about five minutes from the Robert Morris main campus. It is a renovated hotel and comes with all the amenities you would expect from a hotel. It is a great place...

Heading into Saw X, What is the Best Saw Film?

Heading into Saw X, What is the Best Saw Film?

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor September 14, 2023

Saw is one of the most iconic horror franchises of the 2000s. It has had a resurgence in the past few years with Jigsaw, Spiral: From from the Book of Saw, and the new Saw attractions you can visit. Now, Saw X is about to hit theaters, it is time to look...

Joe Biden visits Carnegie Mellons Mill 19 on Friday to discuss his infrastructure bill. (Photo Credit, Grayden Jackson)

Kevin McCarthy brings impeachment inquiry against President Joe Biden

Finn Lyons September 12, 2023

Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, announced today that he is moving forward with a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden's actions. McCarthy said in his announcement, "Today, I am directing our House committee to open a formal impeachment...

Reel-Rewind: House M.D.

Reel-Rewind: House M.D.

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor August 25, 2023
House, also known as "House M.D.", is a TV medical drama that ran from 2004 to 2012. "House" included 177 episodes over an eight season run. The long running drama features its titular character Dr. Gregory House and his questionable ways of practicing medicine, along with his merry band of rotating employees, as they tackle complex medical cases and life issues.
Papa Emeritus IV reaches for fans hands during a song

Ghost Brings the Thunder to Burgettstown

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor August 24, 2023
Swedish rock band Ghost stopped in Burgettstown on Wednesday the 23rd for their 15th stop on the American leg of the Re-Imperatour.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny Gives Indy One Last Great Adventure

Finn Lyons, A&E Editor July 13, 2023
The Indiana Jones franchise returns to theaters for the first time since "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" in 2008.
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Ghost Phantomime EP Brings a New Sound to the Band

Finn Lyons, Head Arts and Entertainment Editor May 20, 2023

On Friday, Ghost released their five track EP Phantomime. This EP is Ghost's newest cover album featuring See No Evil by Television, Jesus, He Knows Me by Genesis, Hanging Around by The Stranglers, Phantom Of The Opera by Iron Maiden, and finally We Don't...

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The Mandalorian Season 3 Continues Mando-Verse Storyline with Stratifying Ending

Finn Lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor May 9, 2023

The Mandalorian has been one of the most critically acclaimed Star Wars projects throughout the whole franchise. Season three has met a lot of criticism from critics and fans alike. While the show has gathered mixed views, the show still has gained its...

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This Month in Arts and Entertainment: April

Finn Lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor April 19, 2023

Films Guy Ritchie's The Covenant Movie, Directed By Guy Ritchie, April 21 in theaters United States Army Sergeant John Kinley and Afghan interpreter Ahmed are ambushed and Ahmed saves Kinley's life. Ahmed and his family were promised safe passage...

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Babyklok Tour Stop Added at UPMC Events Center

Finn lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor April 13, 2023

Dethklok, and BABYMETAL, announce a tour across the United States and Canada for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. Dethklok, originating from the Adult Swim show Metalocalypse, is making their long awaited return after the show's cancelation....

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Star Wars: Bad Batch Season Two is a Massive Step Up From Season One

Finn Lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor April 10, 2023

Star Wars: The Bad Batch season one was met with a lot of mixed reviews. While season one had some great episodes, it was mostly made of filler episodes with little character development. Season two started off not too promising with the same issues...

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Agent Elvis: The Satirization of a King

Finn Lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor March 23, 2023

With the recent hype around the king of rock and roll, Netflix cashed in on an opportunity to make a new animated show about Elvis. The show Agent Elvis has an extremely unique style that captures a side of Elvis not many people know about. Elvis was...

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RMU Hosts Second Rock Paper Scissors Tournament

Finn Lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor March 23, 2023
The Office of Residence Life here at RMU hosted part two to their event last semester. Campus Advisor Ben Herman led the event once again.
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This Month in Arts and Entertainment: March

Finn Lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor March 1, 2023
March is an action packed month in entertainment. Here is a look at the biggest releases coming this month.
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This Week On Campus: 2/19/23-2/25/23

Finn Lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor February 20, 2023

Robert Morris University is hosting another jam packed week after holding siblings weekend last week. Here's the schedule for this week. Feb. 20, 2023- Join the Collegiate 100 panel as they discuss the impact of mental health in the African-American...

Looking Back at Panic! At The Discos Discography. What Was the Best?

Looking Back at Panic! At The Disco’s Discography. What Was the Best?

Finn Lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor February 1, 2023

With the recent breakup of Panic! At The Disco, it is as good a time as ever to take a look back at all the albums the band released over 19 years. The band made a lot of good music, but it most certainly had its stinkers. The band released seven albums...

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“It’s Been a Hell of a Journey” Panic! At The Disco Announces the End of Their Music Career

Finn Lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor January 24, 2023
Brendon Urie announced today that his band Panic! At The Disco will no longer be producing music.
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Top Five Christmas Movies of All Time

Finn Lyons, Contributor December 30, 2022
What makes a good Christmas movie? Well, a lot of the same things that go into making any good movie.
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“V/H/S 99” Adds Solid Entry to “V/H/S” Franchise

Finn Lyons, Contributor October 27, 2022
The "V/H/S" franchise is a series of now five movies that all follow a similar formula. Each movie contains four to five V/H/S tapes that are shown as their own story. Most of the "V/H/S" films contain a B-plot where there is something else going on during the viewing of each tape. This formula is what makes the "V/H/S" franchise different than any other movie series.
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RMU’s Creepy Conference Bring the Fun and the Fear

Finn Lyons, Contributor October 26, 2022
RMU's annual Creepy Conference took place on Oct. 25 in the Wheatley Atrium.
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Does “Halloween Ends” Do the Franchise Justice?

Finn Lyons, Contributor October 18, 2022
"Halloween Ends" is the most recent and final entry in the "Halloween" franchise, at least for now. "Halloween Ends" was promoted as the final climactic battle between Laurie Strode and Michael Myers, ending this classic franchise. In the end the movie falls completely flat and truthfully Halloween Ends is a disgrace to the franchise.
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Andor: A Step Away from Traditional Star Wars Shows

Finn Lyons, Contributor September 26, 2022
"Andor" was met with lots a skepticism when announced back in 2018. Now after the show was been released "Andor" has been received with a lot of high praise, however there is a part of the fandom who are very disappointed with the show.
POLICE BLOTTER in white lettering over top of a black background. There are two baby blue circles and a red circle behind the end of BLOTTER

Police Blotter (Aug 16, 2022-Aug 22, 2022)

Finn Lyons, Contributor August 26, 2022
Police Blotter (Aug 16, 2022-Aug 22, 2022)