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Robert Morris University classes remain online for the summer but hopes for in-person fall courses after an estimated $10 million loss from COVID-19

Robert Morris University looks beautiful in autumn as the leaves change. A picture of the business building on the campus of RMU.

John Blinn, News Editor

May 6, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University will remain online for summer classes and is uncertain, but optimistic, for in-person fall classes. While handling an estimated $10 million loss as a result of COVID-19, the university is also preparing for an online and rescheduled in-person commencement ceremo...

RMU student Taylor Hall finds passion and inspiration in photography

RMU student Taylor Hall finds passion and inspiration in photography

Austin Bechtold, Contributor

February 18, 2020

Editors Note: The original version of this story incorrectly stated that Hall came to the university on a basketball scholarship based on the reporters interview. After being alerted to the error through social media, Sentry Media talked to RMU Athletics and verified the statement was false. The story...

Chris King talks about improving the Robert Morris athletics brand

Chris King sits down with RMU Sentry Media to discuss his plans for the athletic department (Luke Yost/RMU Sentry Media). Photo credit: Luke Yost

Logan Carney, Digital Content Manager

September 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris's new director of athletics, Chris King, is driven to improve the individual brand of all 16 sport teams at Robert Morris University. King looks to accomplish this through a larger presence in Pittsburgh and increased student-engagement at Robert Morris. RMU Sentry Media ...

RMU officer promoted to acting chief of police

RMU Police Chief Jeffrey Schmetzer 


Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/ Melanie Hulse)

John Blinn, News Editor

August 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - After serving Robert Morris University for 15 years, Chief of Police Randy Mink retired at the end of the 2018 spring semester. A few months later, RMU's former Police Sergeant Jeffrey Schmetzer has been set up to fill this role. Chief Schmetzer has worked with Robert Morris over the...

Robert Morris University tuition and fees to increase for 2019-20 school year

Robert Morris University tuition and fees to increase for 2019-20 school year

John Blinn, News Editor

May 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's cost of tuition and fees is set to increase for the 2019-20 school year. Undergraduate students will be facing a $435 increase in their flat-rate tuition for the upcoming 2019 fall semester. The 2.9% increase will bring flat-rate tuition costs from $14,530...

Campus Drive to reopen to traffic

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Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

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 Morris University's Facilities Management, deliveries, landscaping, and finishing touches will still...

RMU bookstore completes renovations

Robert Morris University's book store receives store renovations sponsored by Barnes and Noble. 

Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/ Soundharjya Babu)

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

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 on through spring break. The bookstore boasts updated flooring and graphics, as well as new apparel. RELATED ST...

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

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

Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/ Soundharjya Babu)

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

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 Run on Saturday. The event brought dozens of people together to raise money which would support families...