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RMU Office of Residence Life hosts socially distanced “Fall Festival”

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Jonah Hoy, Reporter

October 21, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University had a small fall festival right in front of the Office of Residence Life Saturday, where students and passerby's could enjoy some fall themed snacks and activities. RMU is getting into the holiday spirit once again, with Halloween just around the corner and th...

Pittsburgh residents comment on the recommendation to remove the Christopher Columbus statue from Schenley Park

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Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 12, 2020

UPDATE (10/12/2020): As of Oct. 11, Mayor Bill Peduto has recommended to remove the statue. It has been taped and wrapped. PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Art Commission has unanimously voted to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from Schenley Park. The statue of the famed explorer has stood in ...

The Rex Theater Will Close Its Doors

The Rex Theater Will Close Its Doors

Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 6, 2020

There will be a sad and solemn farewell for one of Pittsburgh's longest standing music venues, as it will be closing its doors for good. The Rex Theater, which has been a Pittsburgh staple for just over a decade, announced on September 18 that they will close down permanently due to financial struggles...

Folk Country`s Rise to the Charts

Folk Country`s Rise to the Charts

Jonah Hoy, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor

September 15, 2020

Today's modern charts are heavily dominated by the pop and hip-hop genres, with only some variations and outliers that find its way on the charts every once in a while. Anyone under the age of 23 has heard their parents say, “Music was better in my day.” Is it true? No. They're just old and do...

Concerts and COVID-19: Will it be the same?

Vidhu “Vee” Sharma performing on the acoustic guitar at the Hard Rock Cafe. Pittsburgh, PA. March 3, 2018. Garret Roberts/RMU Sentry Media

Jonah Hoy

July 7, 2020

Covid- 19 has affected all aspects of human life in the past 6 months, putting the entire world in a steady shutdown. From a global economic crisis to people being stuck inside their homes, only recently has the world seen a light at the end of this long stressful tunnel. Restaurants and non-essential...

RUNE 2020 releases online to showcase RMU creativity

RUNE 2020 releases online to showcase RMU creativity

Jonah Hoy, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor

May 12, 2020

Hello all!  These trying times of a pandemic, global economic crisis, and outright culture stop make us think, will things ever get back to normal?  What better way to do that than reading some poetry and looking at some pretty pictures?   RMU’s literary magazine is debuting as a PDF file w...

OPINION: Pineapple on pizza is divine intervention

OPINION: Pineapple on pizza is divine intervention

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

March 2, 2020

Pineapple on pizza: Is it an absolute heresy? Or are these slices of pie a divine miracle?

RMU College Republicans host “Can Socialism Work in the United States?”

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Jonah Hoy, Contributor

February 19, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Can socialism work in the United States? This was the hard-hitting theme of the lecture held at Rogal Chapel, hosted by Sherry Kai. On Jan. 30, the Robert Morris University College Republicans brought Kai in to speak on behalf of this topic. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. During...

Punchline hits The Rex Theater & interview with Chris Fafalios

Punchline hits The Rex Theater & interview with Chris Fafalios

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

January 12, 2020

The Rex Theater held Pittsburgh's local pop-punk proprietors Punchline on January 3, along with a multitude of other local acts such as Lotus Kid, Another Cheetah and The Composure. With the audience filling the dark room shoulder to shoulder, Ramones T-shirts and skinny jeans, Lotus Kid kicked off...

Sara Bareilles hosts emotional concert in UPMC Events Center

Sara Bareilles performing at the UPMC Events Center. Moon, PA. November 15, 2019. RMU Sentry Media/Jonah Hoy.

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

November 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- From love songs to tales about an ordinary waitress, Sara Bareilles brought her own style to the UPMC Events Center Friday night with a star studded show from start to finish.  The opening act for the night was Emily King, dressed in black from head to toe and ready to groove. Wh...