RMU Sentry Media

Man taken into custody following a multi-vehicle University Blvd. accident

Man taken into custody following a multi-vehicle University Blvd. accident

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

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 in the accident that took place at the intersection of University Boulevard and Campus Drive. Moon Township...

Yorktown Fitness Center transforms into a 24/7 facility

Yorktown Fitness Center transforms into a 24/7 facility

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

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 the fitness center, but the new initiative aims to make the space more available to Yorktown residents. In...

President Howard discusses plans for the new year

President Howard discusses plans for the new year

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

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 plans for upcoming renovations for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The Richard...

Campus Drive to reopen to traffic

Campus Drive to reopen to traffic

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...

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

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

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

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 last Thursday evening. The event included various information tables that included a mental health resource...

RMU bookstore completes renovations

RMU bookstore completes renovations

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

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

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...

Hundreds come out to support the third annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Hundreds come out to support the third annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

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 in a walk around campus to show others that they are not alone. THRIVE directors promoted and...

New Thorn Run Interchange project to start this month

New Thorn Run Interchange project to start this month

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

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. The project’s plans involves adding new traffic signals and new Westbound ramps. “The result of this construction project should greatly improve the traffic flow at this interchange well into the future,” said the Moo...

Pittsburgh named No. 1 city for small businesses

Pittsburgh named No. 1 city for small businesses

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

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 openness to small businesses and their ideas. The Small Business Accessibility Score determines the...