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The news site of Robert Morris University

RMU Sentry Media

The news site of Robert Morris University

RMU Sentry Media

Vince Russo

Vince Russo, Assistant News Editor

Vince Russo, a freshman communications major with a focus in journalism, is the Assistant News Editor of the Sentry, RMU's student-run newspaper, where he covers news. He also is planning on starting up his own radio show.

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RMU has plan for property damage

RMU has plan for property damage

January 15, 2016

With just over 2,000 students living on the Moon Township campus of Robert Morris University from August to May each year, the Office of Residence Life has more than enough on their hands to try and keep...

RMU summer housing program benefits all students

RMU summer housing program benefits all students

January 1, 2016

For many, campus life and living in a dormitory ends as the last final is taken and submitted for grading. But for some, it's a new beginning. Robert Morris University is one of many universities...

Anna Niki Stamolamprous 16 point performance against Iowa Friday wasnt enough as the Colonials fell on the road.

Colonials shoot lights out, roll over Morgan State

December 2, 2015

The Robert Morris Colonials (4-3) used another impressive shooting performance and junior guard Anna Niki Stamolamprou’s third career double-double on their way to a 76-44 rout of the Morgan State Bears...

Record scoring fuels Colonials in home opener

Record scoring fuels Colonials in home opener

November 13, 2015

Last year, the Robert Morris University women’s basketball team made 248 three-pointers on their way to a second place finish in the Northeast Conference Tournament. They just might break that record...

Head coach Sal Buscaglia announced his planned retirement after this season. Photo credit: Paul Wintruba

Season preview: Colonials poised to send Buscaglia off on a high note

November 10, 2015

When the leaves begin to change color and fall to the ground at Robert Morris University, it means two things: another cold winter is quickly approaching, and so is Colonials basketball. RMU women’s...

Residence Life survey aims to new weekend programming

Residence Life survey aims to new weekend programming

October 8, 2015

Charles "Chuck" Forrester is a man of his people. As the Area Coordinator of Adams, Gallatin, and Ross halls at Robert Morris University, Forrester has a responsibility, along with his colleagues at the...

RMU pulled away late from SFU, winning on Senior Day.

BREAKING: Sole to transfer to Duquesne

April 30, 2015

Duquesne University announced via a press release Thursday afternoon that now former Robert Morris University women’s basketball player Judith Sole is officially transferring to become a member of the...

Terriers stellar shooting ends RMUs season

Terriers’ stellar shooting ends RMU’s season

March 15, 2015

Behind senior forward Sarah Benedetti’s 29 points and 9 rebounds, along with an incredible second-half shooting performance by the entire team, the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers defeated the Robert...

Sophomore Rebeca Navarros career-high point total led RMU to an NEC Semifinal berth.

Rebecca Navarro leads RMU past FDU and onto semifinals

March 8, 2015

Fueled by sophomore Rebecca Navarro’s season and career high 23 points, the Robert Morris Colonials (16-14) defeated the Farleigh Dickenson Knights (10-20), 89-61, in the quarterfinals of the Northeast...

Megan Smiths 17 points helped her team take down the Golden Flashes on the road at Kent State.

Second half implosion costs Robert Morris second place

March 3, 2015

Led by the nation's scoring leader Jasmine Nwajei’s 28 points, the Wagner Seahawks (7-22, 5-13) stormed back from a 13 point halftime deficit to shock the heavily favored Robert Morris Colonials (15-14,...

RMU survives LIU in game of runs

RMU survives LIU in game of runs

February 16, 2015

In a game that was closer than the score indicated, the Robert Morris Colonials (14-11, 12-2) outlasted a gritty effort by the Long Island Blackbirds (7-18, 4-10), 67-46, Monday night. The host Colonials...

Megan Smiths 17 points helped her team take down the Golden Flashes on the road at Kent State.

RMU defeats CCSU without two starters

February 14, 2015

Behind a defense that held its opponent to a 31.3 percent clip from the field (21-67) and an offense that continued to shoot lights out (48.9 percent, 23-47), the Robert Morris Colonials (13-11, 11-2)...

Sophomore Rebeca Navarros career-high point total led RMU to an NEC Semifinal berth.

Women’s basketball hangs on for win against Bryant

January 31, 2015

In a game that lived up to its billing, the Robert Morris women's basketball team (9-11, 7-2) defeated the Bryant Bulldogs (14-6, 7-2) Saturday afternoon at the Charles L. Sewell Center to climb into...

Colonials complete season sweep of Mountaineers

Colonials complete season sweep of Mountaineers

January 27, 2015

The Robert Morris University women’s basketball team scored the first five points Monday night and never looked back, dominating play on its way to a 68-44 victory over Northeast Conference rival Mount...

Tenacious defense leads Robert Morris in rout of Mount St. Mary’s

Tenacious defense leads Robert Morris in rout of Mount St. Mary’s

January 3, 2015

A complete team effort propelled the Robert Morris University to a 66-44 dismantling of Northeastern Conference rival Mount St. Mary’s Saturday afternoon at the Charles L. Sewell Center in what was the...

Colonials collapse against Youngstown State in overtime

Colonials collapse against Youngstown State in overtime

December 17, 2014

The Robert Morris University women’s basketball team failed to win its first home game of the year, falling to undefeated Youngstown State University, 73-65, in overtime Wednesday night. The Colonials...

Judith Soles double-double was not enough to lift RMU over rival Duquesne Sunday afternoon.

Turnovers doom Colonials against rival Duquesne

December 14, 2014

Despite a second straight double-double from sophomore center Judith Sole, the Robert Morris University women’s basketball team (2-6) fell to cross-town rival Duquesne (6-4), 71-57, Sunday afternoon...

Sidebar: Sewall Center streak snapped in home opener

Sidebar: Sewall Center streak snapped in home opener

December 4, 2014

With a 75-61 loss to La Salle in its home opener Wednesday night, the Robert Morris women's basketball saw a 13-game home winning streak snapped inside the confines of the Charles L. Sewell Center. The...

Colonials cough up lead, fall to Xavier in OT

Colonials cough up lead, fall to Xavier in OT

November 30, 2014

In its first overtime contest of the season, the Robert Morris women's basketball team came up short against the Musketeers of Xavier University, losing, 70-65 Sunday afternoon in Cincinnati, Ohio. All...

The Colonials came away with a thirteen point victory Thursday defeating Monmouth on the road 60-47.

Colonials run away from Terriers in second half

November 23, 2014

An 11 point run early in the second half, four of them coming from junior Ashley Ravelli, propelled the Colonials(1-2) to their first victory of the season - a decision over formerly undefeated UMBC (3-1),...

SEASON PREVIEW: Womens Basketball

SEASON PREVIEW: Women’s Basketball

November 13, 2014

From the moment that No. 1 seed Notre Dame handed the Robert Morris women’s basketball team a 93-42 loss in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the Colonials have had to contemplate what life after...

Creativity at Work a success yet again

Creativity at Work a success yet again

April 4, 2014

On Thursday, Robert Morris University hosted its annual Creativity at Work Conference. The conference is designed to set students up with networking and interactive conversation with professionals from...

Mass email from RMU student goes viral

Mass email from RMU student goes viral

February 25, 2014

At approximately 10:03 p.m. Monday night, Robert Morris University junior Zachary Burke sent an email to the entire student population of the university in response to an email from the Office of the President,...

Colonial Chaos shoots big for Cystic Fibrosis

Colonial Chaos shoots big for Cystic Fibrosis

February 20, 2014

The second annual Colonial Chaos was nothing short of what its name promises. Those who call themselves Colonials rallied together on the court throughout the day on Feb. 19 to raise a grand total of $8,516.83...

Billy Evanochko, with bass guitarist Arnold Stagger in the background.

Billy the Kid and the Regulators rock RMU

February 17, 2014

On Saturday night, blues band Billy the Kid and the Regulators, who placed third in the International Blues Festival in Memphis, Tennessee, performed live at Robert Morris University inside the cafeteria...

RMU Athletics race to the top in NCAA competition

RMU Athletics’ race to the top in NCAA competition

February 13, 2014

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) started a competition on Jan. 7 to reward loyal fan bases of Division I college basketball programs. Said fan bases are able to vote both at the event’s...

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak visits RMU

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak visits RMU

January 30, 2014

On Wednesday afternoon, computer industry icon Steve Wozniak spoke at a standing room only crowd at Robert Morris University’s International Suite inside the Charles L. Sewell Center. The presentation...

Pie the Greeks meets annual goal

January 28, 2014

For the second year in a row, RMU fraternity Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) hosted “Pie the Greeks” in the Nicholson cafeteria from 5-7pm Tuesday night. The annual fundraiser allows students to donate money...

New website for renters targets college students

January 27, 2014

With the arrival of DoNotRent.com, prospective renters have tools at their fingertips they never had before. The site gives the power to the user, allowing them to rate and review apartments. It’s...

Mayor Peduto to make Pittsburgh younger

Mayor Peduto to make Pittsburgh younger

January 16, 2014

Newly inaugurated Mayor of Pittsburgh William (Bill) Peduto spoke Tuesday night at the Engineer’s Society of Western Pennsylvania to press members about his plans as the city’s newly elected mayor....

New and improved library a hit among students

January 13, 2014

Among the compliments of spacious, modern and visually pleasing, the new RMU library received almost unanimous approval by students. The new setup is more than just a minor remodeling. Upon entering,...

Election day especially crucial for college students

Election day especially crucial for college students

November 5, 2013

Donna Anderson, Director of the office of Student Civic Engagement, has a message for the students of RMU in regards to Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 5. “I think students should be concerned not only...

RMU Public Safety looks to increase road safety on campus

RMU Public Safety looks to increase road safety on campus

November 3, 2013

Robert Morris University’s police chief, Randy Mink, cares greatly about his students. “The police department is here for really everyone’s safety.  I continue to make sure that everybody is...

Positive Vibes 9/30

October 1, 2013

Fire Alarm pulled in Salem Hall last night

Fire Alarm pulled in Salem Hall last night

September 24, 2013

A fire alarm was pulled by campus police late last night in Salem Hall when burnt food emitted smoke and continued to worsen. The smoke was substantial enough to call for the fire department’s presence...

Warrior Mike fights on with unbreakable support

“Warrior Mike” fights on with unbreakable support

September 7, 2013

**EDITORS NOTE: We apologize for some errors initially made in this article. Upon notification of these mistakes, we promptly fixed them.**  Life can change in an instant, by complete accident, and...

Provost reveals potential goals within framework of growing RMU

Provost reveals potential goals within framework of growing RMU

August 26, 2013

Caleb Garvy is just an incoming freshman from Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania, but one view of the lounge turned dorm in Hamilton that Garvy and three other call their home away from home suggests that he is...

Hale Center Update

Hale Center Update

August 22, 2013

UPDATE: Police Chief Randy Mink clarified and confirmed in a statement that at 8:22 p.m. last night both campus police and the Moon fire department were alerted of smoke inside the Hale Center on campus. “We’ve...

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