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All of the concerts coming to the UPMC Events Center in 2020

Photo credit: Alexa Headley

Arts and Entertainment Editors

February 17, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Offering a variety of events for music and entertainment fans in 2020, the UPMC Events Center will have multiple big names coming to campus this year. From live concerts to theatrical productions, here's the list of what to expect for the rest of this year. Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guest The National Reserve February 19, 2020 (7:30 p...

Review: Mac Miller’s “Circles”

Review: Mac Miller's

Zachary Somma, Copy Editor

January 24, 2020

"Circles" is the posthumous sixth studio album from Pittsburgh-raised rapper and singer Mac Miller. In 2018, a little over a month after releasing his last project, "Swimming," Miller was found dead in his Los Angeles home after overdosing on a mixture of drugs and alcohol. Since his passing, there...

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...

The Menzingers hit the Roxian Theater

The Menzingers hit the Roxian Theater

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

December 4, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Philadelphia-native punk rockers "The Menzingers" shoved their way into the Roxian Theater on Saturday, November 30. On their fifth week of touring, they stopped into the Pittsburgh area to play a monumentally energetic and exciting show. The opening act of the night, Culture Abuse,...

Preview: RMU hosts Pitt for inaugural basketball game at UPMC Events Center

MOON TOWNSHIP — The RMU men’s basketball team celebrates after a made three-pointer against Sacred Heart (Samuel Anthony/RMU Sentry Media).

Austin Bechtold, Contributor

November 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris men’s basketball team (0-2) opens play at the new UPMC Events Center this Tuesday night. The team hosts the Pitt Panthers (1-1) for the first game in their new home. Both teams are coming off tough losses and look to bounce back with a victory in this highly anticipat...

Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Toole enters his tenth season as head coach

PHILADELPHIA - Josh Williams drives to the hoop against Drexel on 12/01/18. (Photo Credit: David Auth/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: David Auth

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The 10th season of the Andy Toole Era for Robert Morris men's basketball starts this Thursday with the Colonials traveling 278.8 miles to take on Marshall University. Coach Toole enters his tenth season with the second-best winning percentage among current NEC head coaches (54.5%); grante...

Riverhounds win nailbiter over Charleston

Photo by: Orazio Barbarino

Logan Carney, Digital Content Manager

September 14, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (14-4-9) defeated the Charleston Battery (8-8-10) by the score of 1-0 on Saturday. The win extends their undefeated home streak to 9-0-4. Their last home regular season loss dates back to July 21, 2018, against the Charleston Battery with the score being 1-0. ...

Pittsburgh Pooches in the Pool make waves on Labor Day

Dogs and their owners' lounge in Settler's Cabin Park Wave Pool. Photo credit: Allegheny County Parks Department & Megan DeArmit

Kassandra Boyd, Contributor

September 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- With temperatures in the mid-70s and the sun peeking from behind the clouds, local dogs came out in the hundreds to mingle, play and escape the heat during Pittsburgh's fourth annual “Pooches in the Pool” event on Labor Day from 4 to 6 P.M. The event was organized by Andy Grobe,...