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Rapper Lil Tjay to Make Stop at UPMC Events Center

Nathan Breisinger, Reporter April 12, 2023

New York City, rapper Lil Tjay has announced a tour stop at the UPMC Events Center on May 19. The concert will come amidst his European "Born 2 Be Great Tour." Prior to his stop in Moon Township, Lil Tjay will perform in France. He will have nearly...

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Blackhawks Land on Nicholson Front Lawn, Provides Training for ROTC

Nathan Breisinger March 30, 2023

The Nicholson front lawn was converted into a military training area for a brief period of time on Thursday morning as the Robert Morris Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) and members of the Three Rivers Battalion participated in a specialized...

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Robert Morris Reaches First Top 10 Ranking in Military Friendly Status

Nathan Breisinger March 29, 2023

After two consecutive years of reaching the Military Friendly Gold status, Robert Morris achieved its first top 10 entry in the 2023-24 rankings. RMU finished seventh in the Military Friendly doctoral-granting universities' rankings. The Military Friendly...

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Counting Crows to Take Stage at UPMC Events Center This Summer

Nathan Breisinger, Colonial Sports Network Editor in Chief March 15, 2023

A summer rock tour is coming through Moon Township as Counting Crows will perform at the UPMC Events Center on Monday, June 26 as the band embarks on its 56-stop "Banshee Season" tour. The Grammy and Academy Award-nominated group will embark on its...

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Outer Banks Season 3 Review: Netflix Show Starting to Lose its Luster

Nathan Breisinger, Colonial Sports Network Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2023

When “Left Hand Free” by alt-J streamed through laptop speakers and televisions while everyone sheltered at home during the pandemic, Netflix had found its latest success with its new original series “Outer Banks.” Centered around a group of...

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Esports Club to Host VR – iRacing 3D Experience on Saturday

Nathan Breisinger, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor February 23, 2022

On Saturday, Feb. 26, the Colonial Esports Club is hosting a VR - iRacing event at their Esports room in the North Athletic Complex from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. This opportunity will allow students to meet the coaches and captains of the Esports team and...

WPIAL Executive Director Amy Scheuneman speaks on upcoming Sport Management Summit

WPIAL Executive Director Amy Scheuneman speaks on upcoming Sport Management Summit

Nathan Breisinger, Asst. Arts and Entertainment Director February 17, 2022

The Sport Management program at Robert Morris University has a long history of placing students into professional positions. Many alumni have grown in their roles since graduation and have progressed through the ranks. After years of holding an...

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Top Music Artists of 2021

Nathan Breisinger, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor January 31, 2022

With every passing year, music continues to shift and experience new sounds. 2021 was no different, and artists continue to leverage popular social media platforms to their benefit, including the trendy TikTok app. A long list of artists made waves...

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RMU Residence Life To Hold Bingo Event Saturday

Nathan Breisinger, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor January 21, 2022

With students returning for another semester, RMU Residence Life hopes to kick off classes with a fun interactive event. RMU Residence Life will be hosting a virtual bingo event Saturday, Jan. 22, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The winter bingo event allows...

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Review: Cordae’s ‘From a Birds Eye View’

Nathan Breisinger January 19, 2022

The state of hip-hop music is everchanging with new variations and styles of rap amongst the younger generations. While the separation between older and young rappers alike continues to grow, 24-year-old Cordae has elevated to a platform that hopes...

Winter Storm Izzy hits the campus of Robert Morris

Winter Storm Izzy drops multiple inches of snow at Robert Morris

Nathan Breisinger, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor January 17, 2022

Winter Storm Izzy moved across Allegheny County Monday, dropping between 4.5 and 9.3 inches of snow in certain areas. Izzy also prompted Robert Morris to move classes to Remote learning on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The...

Mens hockey celebrates Jordan Timmons goal against Niagara in the 2020 Atlantic Hockey playoffs. Photo credit: Tyler Gallo

Robert Morris announces reinstatement of hockey programs for 2023-24

Nathan Breisinger, CSN Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2021

On Thursday morning, it was announced that the Robert Morris men’s and women’s ice hockey programs will be reinstated for the 2023-24 season as first reported by Tim Benz and confirmed by RMU Athletics. The decision was made to bring back both...

Women of Sentry: Anna Milyak

Women of Sentry: Anna Milyak

Nathan Breisinger March 26, 2021

When watching, listening, or reading about sports, it is easy to notice the heavy male presence amongst the journalists. Since the dawn of sports coverage, it has been mainly male-based for the people who bring others their daily sports news. Although...

Women of Sentry: Samantha Dutch

Women of Sentry: Samantha Dutch

Nathan Breisinger, CSN Social Media Manager March 3, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP -- When going to certain universities across the country, it can be tough to fit in right away and make your mark on a program. New students often struggle to get a hands-on learning experience in their first few semesters, especially in...

[Video] Pittsburgh I.C.E.; building the hockey community

Nathan Breisinger, CSN Social Media Manager March 1, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Over the past few decades, the hockey scene has exploded in the city of Pittsburgh. Every hockey level has seen growth in western Pennsylvania, especially with youth players, thanks to countless programs that have built the hockey community. Every...

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police introduces new training to better prepare officers to deal with homelessness

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police introduces new training to better prepare officers to deal with homelessness

Nathan Breisinger, Sports Social Media Director February 13, 2021

PITTSBURGH-- In order to prepare new officers for close contact with homeless residents within the city, Pittsburgh police recruits will now receive specialized training to acknowledge experiences faced by displaced people within the city, the available...

Review: Big Seans Detroit 2

Review: Big Sean’s “Detroit 2”

Nathan Breisinger September 4, 2020

After a three year hiatus, rapper Big Sean is back, ascending high on top of the rap game with his newest album, "Detroit 2." His last studio album, "I Decided," came in February of 2017, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200. Sean also collaborated...

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Powerplay woes continue as RMU loses to AIC 4-1

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor January 25, 2020

PITTSBURGH-- Even though the Robert Morris University men’s hockey team (9-12-3, 9-8-3 AHC) had seven powerplay opportunities, the Colonials failed to make any serious noise as they fell to American International College (13-11-1, 13-5-1 AHC), 4-1. The...

The Robert Morris Mens hockey team stands in unison at the blue line during the playing of the National Anthem at Colonials Arena.

Defensive core leads offense in 5-1 win over Mercyhurst

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor January 19, 2020

PITTSBURGH-- After splitting the prior two matchups this week, the Robert Morris men’s hockey team (9-10-3, 9-6-3 AHC) defeated the Mercyhurst Lakers (5-16-1, 3-12-1 AHC) 5-1 thanks to a strong offensive effort from the blueline. After being held...

Colonials fall 2-1 in first shootout in program history

Colonials fall 2-1 in first shootout in program history

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor December 16, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In a defensive battle that took a shootout to decide the victor, the Robert Morris men’s hockey team (7-8-3, 7-5-3 AHC) fell to the Army Black Knights (12-5-1, 10-5-1 AHC) 2-1. After the Colonials failed to record a goal in the first...

Falcons soar over Colonials in OT

Falcons soar over Colonials in OT

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor November 24, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- After a disappointing offensive performance for the Robert Morris men’s hockey team (7-5-1, 7-2-1 AHA) in the first game of a two-game set against the Air Force Falcons (5-7, 5-3 AHA), the team would improve their efforts offensively,...

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Colonials look for early season road victory

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor November 21, 2019

CHICAGO, IL. -- After a slow start to their non-conference schedule, the Robert Morris men’s basketball team (1-4) looks for a spark against the University of Illinois at Chicago (1-3) on Thursday night. Both teams have struggled early this season against...

The RMU Womens Basketball team huddles up during the media timeout. Moon Twp, PA Jan. 28, 2019. (RMU Sentry Media/Samuel Anthony)

Preview: Women’s basketball ready for UPMC Events Center opener

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor November 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris women’s basketball team (1-1) gears up for their home opener in the new UPMC Events Center against the visiting Youngstown State Penguins (1-1). The team returns home after starting the season on a two-game road trip...

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RMU improves to 4-0 in the NEC with win over LIU

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor November 2, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- For the fourth straight game, the Robert Morris football team (5-4, 4-0 NEC) trailed, and for the fourth straight game, the Colonials erased that deficit to come out victorious. The LIU Sharks (0-8, 0-7 NEC) held a 17-14 lead heading into...

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Preview: Women’s cross country team seeks success at NEC Championships

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor November 2, 2019

New Britain, CT-- Heading into the Northeast Conference Championships, the Robert Morris women’s cross country team looks to make some noise. The team will compete against the ten other NEC opponents when they head to New Britain, Connecticut. Throughout...

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Preview: RMU women’s soccer seeks late-season conference win

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor October 25, 2019

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- As the Robert Morris women’s soccer team (4-9-2, 2-4-1 NEC) heads down the final stretch of their season, they will make a stop in Connecticut to take on the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (7-4-4, 5-1-1 NEC). This is the middle...

The Robert Morris mens hockey team discusses a play during a game against Niagara Nov. 2, 2018. (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: David Auth

Preview: RMU men’s hockey looks to continue hot conference start

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor October 19, 2019

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- The RMU men’s hockey team (2-2, 2-0 AHA) will continue Atlantic Hockey conference play this weekend when they travel to the state of New York to take on the Army Black Knights (2-0) in a two-game set. This will begin a four-game...

Preview: Colonials look to maintain first place lead in the NEC

Preview: Colonials look to maintain first place lead in the NEC

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor October 11, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris men’s soccer team (3-7-2, 2-1-1 NEC) looks to maintain its conference lead when the Bryant University Bulldogs (5-3, 2-0 NEC) visit the North Athletic Complex. The match is set for 3:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon as the...

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Preview: Colonials to host Union in season opener

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor September 27, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The RMU women’s hockey team will look to kick off another successful season, as they welcome the Union College Dutchmen to Neville Island for a two-game series. The Colonials are coming off of a 5-4 loss to Concordia in an exhibition...

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