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Soundharjya Babu

Soundharjya Babu

Soundharjya Babu is a sophomore Communications major with a concentration in Applied Journalism. She is also a member of the Women's Leadership and Mentorship Program (WLMP).

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RMU’s Greek Week Finale set to take place during “Best of RMU Day”

April 17, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The highly anticipated Greek Week Finale will kick off on Sunday with changes for the pandemic. In previous years, Greek Week ended with Airband, a live lip dubbed performance done by...

Women of Sentry: Gabriella Rankin

Women of Sentry: Gabriella Rankin

March 10, 2021

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY -- In honor of Women’s History Month, RMU Sentry Media sat down with sophomore Gabriella Rankin to talk about her experiences at Sentry Media.Gabriella Rankin has been a...

RMU shuttle driver tests positive for COVID-19

RMU shuttle driver tests positive for COVID-19

March 22, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- An RMU shuttle driver has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, according to an email sent to students.RMU’s shuttle service, The Pittsburgh Transportation Group, informed...

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Robert Morris University cancels face to face classes and switches to online until April 27

March 11, 2020

UPDATE: March 13- 5:45 p.m. According to an email from Robert Morris University, the Student Recreation and Fitness Center would re-open at noon on March 13. The center will be working on a modified...

Mascot Skate 2020

Pittsburgh mascots ice skate with families at Schenley Skating Rink

February 14, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Mascots from all over the Pittsburgh region, including RoMo, joined the Mascot Skate Party at the Schenley Skating Rink. Iceburgh from the Pittsburgh Penguins, Doodles from Chick-fil-A,...

SGA meeting recap: John Michalenko

SGA meeting recap: John Michalenko

February 13, 2020

ROBERT MORRIS - Vice President of Student Life, John Michalenko addressed meal plan changes at this week’s SGA meeting. According to Michalenko, the changes proposed at during a meeting that on took...

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RMU School of Business opens the Center for Sales Excellence

February 7, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University students, faculty, and alumni came together in Ferris Hall to celebrate the grand opening of the new Center for Sales Excellence. On Jan. 29, an open house and...

SGA meeting recap: Alternative Spring Break is announced

SGA meeting recap: Alternative Spring Break is announced

February 6, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Student Government Association (SGA) held their first meeting of the spring semester. SGA discussed Alternative Spring Break with Micah Thompson, the Engaged Learning and Community...

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U.S. Census Bureau to open up 500,000 jobs for part-time applicants

February 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - The U.S. Census Bureau will be hiring up to 500,000 part-time census takers for 2020. Census takers go door to door to collect responses for people who have not responded over email...

Yorktown CAs preparing food for Friendsgiving Photo credit: Soundharjya Babu

Students celebrate Friendsgiving in Yorktown Kitchen

November 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- RMU students celebrated Friendsgiving in the Yorktown kitchen just in time for the upcoming Thanksgiving break. On Saturday evening, students enjoyed meals and quality time with friends....

SGA meeting recap: Provost Rafoth asks for student input on RMU core classes

SGA meeting recap: Provost Rafoth asks for student input on RMU core classes

November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Provost Mary Ann Rafoth spoke about Robert Morris University core courses at the latest Student Government Association meeting. Dr. Rafoth asked students for their opinions on these...

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First Amendment on Trial: Students debate freedom of religion court case Marsh v. Chambers

November 20, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - The third week of the First Amendment On Trial debates featured the freedom of religion. Debaters Selene Cerankosky and Jacob Toth discussed the Supreme Court case Marsh v....

[Video] RMU Live | November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019

Watch as RMU-TV Students update you on local, national, and world news. Broadcast Live from the RMU-TV Studio on the campus of Robert Morris University in Moon Township PA.

SGA meeting recap: Community Adviser applications are open

SGA meeting recap: Community Adviser applications are open

November 14, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - The third Student Government Association meeting announced the application process of the Community Adviser position. Community Adviser applications have opened up for the...

Robert Morris University officials break ground for the new John Jay Center renovations. 

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RMU celebrates new John Jay renovations with groundbreaking ceremony

November 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University broke ground for a newly renovated building in the School of Engineering, Math and Science (SEMS). On Nov. 12, faculty, staff and alumni were invited to celebrate...

[Video] RMU Live | November 11, 2019

November 11, 2019

Watch as RMU-TV Students update you on local, national, and world news. Broadcast Live from the RMU-TV Studio on the campus of Robert Morris University in Moon Township PA.

[Video] RMU Live | November 4, 2019

November 4, 2019

Watch as RMU-TV Students update you on local, national, and world news. Broadcast Live from the RMU-TV Studio on the campus of Robert Morris University in Moon Township PA.

SGA meeting recap: RMU dining experienced some changes this semester

SGA meeting recap: RMU dining experienced some changes this semester

October 26, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - The Student Government Association addressed the recent changes to RMU dining. Lisa Rodgers, senior general manager of Parkhurst Dining, and Keith Lyne, assistant director...

President Trump speaks at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

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President Trump in Pittsburgh: Protesters and supporters take to the streets of Pittsburgh

October 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The streets leading up to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center were bustling with energy from supporters and protesters alike in anticipation of President Trump's arrival. Donald Trump...

[Video] RMU Live | October 21, 2019

October 21, 2019

Watch as RMU-TV Students update you on local, national, and world news. Broadcast Live from the RMU-TV Studio on the campus of Robert Morris University in Moon Township PA.

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Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at Heinz Hall

October 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Seats in Heinz Hall were filled for John Kerry, former Secretary of State, who participated in the Pittsburgh Speaker Series. President Christopher Howard opened the sold-out event, sponsored...

Students gather in Yorktown hall for Paint Your Pride

Students gather in Yorktown hall for Paint Your Pride

October 16, 2019

Students on campus came together for the Paint Your Pride event in Yorktown Hall for a chance to express themselves. The Student Alliance for Equality (SAFE) and the Community Advisers at Yorktown Hall...

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RMU’s Office of Residence Life responds to reports of insects in Yorktown Hall

October 16, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's Office of Residence life recently responded to reports of cockroaches in the Yorktown Hall dorm. In an email sent out to residents, the Office of Residence...

The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Department responds to  a structure fire on Moon Clinton Road.

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Apartment damaged after fire on Moon Clinton Road

October 15, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - An apartment in Treetop Manors was damaged after a structure fire Monday afternoon. Residents near the area of Moon Clinton Road say they saw heavy smoke and heard helicopters at the...

[Video] RMU Live | October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

Watch as RMU-TV Students update you on local, national, and world news. Broadcast from the RMU-TV Studio on the campus of Robert Morris University in Moon Township PA.

Active Minds and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars prove GPA does not influence mental health

Active Minds and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars prove GPA does not influence mental health

October 13, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A survey from Active Minds and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) show their findings on mental health in universities. The survey includes 9,139 college students who...

SGA meeting recap: Chris King discusses RMU athletics

SGA meeting recap: Chris King discusses RMU athletics

September 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris’ Student Government Association held a meeting on Tuesday. The meeting featured vice president and director of athletics Chris King as well as chief marketing officer Chelsea...

Authorities respond to a multi-vehicle accident on University Boulevard on September 23, 2019.
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Man taken into custody following a multi-vehicle University Blvd. accident

September 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- A multi-vehicle accident on University Boulevard took place outside of the Robert Morris University campus and resulted in what appeared to be an arrest. Three vehicles were involved...

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Yorktown Fitness Center transforms into a 24/7 facility

September 23, 2019

ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY - New plans for the Yorktown Fitness Center are currently in the works, as the facility is transitioning into a 24/7 facility. Previously, students had limited hours to access...

Robert Morris University President Dr. Christopher Howard hosts Pizza with the President in order to connect more with student body. Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Megan Shandel)

President Howard discusses plans for the new year

September 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- President Chris Howard recently discussed this school year and all that it entails as RMU gets ready for another semester. In an email issued to students, President Howard introduced...

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Campus Drive to reopen to traffic

April 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- Campus Drive is set to reopen at the start of May. The road that travels in front of the UPMC Events Center will reopen to traffic on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 a.m. According to Robert...

The Organization for Latin American Students hosts the 2019 Undocumented Rally at Robert Morris University.

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The Organization for Latin American Students holds a rally for National Immigrant Resilience Day

April 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- Students came together to shed light on current immigration issues in honor of National Immigrant Resilience Day. The Organization for Latin American Students (OLAS) hosted the rally...

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

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Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

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Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

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Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

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Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

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Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

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Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13, 2019.

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13,2019.

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Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University on April 13,2019.

Robert Morris Universitys book store receives store renovations sponsored by Barnes and Noble. 

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RMU bookstore completes renovations

April 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Finishing touches have just been added to the RMU bookstore, completing the store's renovations. The project, which was funded by Barnes and Nobles, started on March 4 and continued...

Bring Hope Home Hosts fifth annual Color Run at Robert Morris University. 

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Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K color run at Robert Morris University

April 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The RMU campus turned colorful over the weekend to help raise money for families in Pittsburgh. RMU teamed up with the organization Bringing Hope Home to host the fifth annual 5K Color...

Bringing Hope Home hosts 5K Color Run at Robert Morris University

April 13, 2019

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Robert Morris University Hosts the Third Annual Out of the Darkness Walk to raise mental health awareness. 
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Hundreds come out to support the third annual Out of the Darkness Walk

April 11, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The third annual Out of the Darkness walk brought hundreds of people to the Robert Morris University Campus to fight against suicide. On Saturday, people came together to participate...

Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/ Megan Shandel)

New Thorn Run Interchange project to start this month

April 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Thorn Run Interchange Improvement Project is set to start this month. The construction work may impact traffic, according to a Facebook post by the Moon Township Police Department....

Bridges and buildings in Downtown Pittsburgh reflect off the citys mirror-like rivers on an early spring morning. Photo Date: March 29, 2019 Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Gage Goulding)

Pittsburgh named No. 1 city for small businesses

April 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh is the best place to launch a small business, according to Citimart ratings. The ratings were based on 56 other U.S. cities. According to Citimart, Pittsburgh ranks first in...

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