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UPMC Events Center opening rescheduled for 2021, capacity modified after rise in COVID-19 cases

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Garret Roberts, Editor in Chief November 28, 2020

UPDATE: The original version of this article reported that the capacity for the UPMC Events Center would be 400 people. The actual calculation, according to the new state guidelines, would be 200 people...

NEC official for RMU’s men’s basketball championship tests positive for COVID-19

NEC official for RMU's men's basketball championship tests positive for COVID-19
John Blinn, News Editor March 17, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - According to the Robert Morris University Health Center, a Northeastern Conference official who worked a recent Colonial men's basketball game has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. On...

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

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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...

Update: AJR postpones concert at UPMC Events Center

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John Blinn, News Editor November 25, 2019

UPDATE: Nov. 25 - 6:00 p.m. Update: AJR revealed that part two of their "Neotheater Tour" would stop at all cities that were originally scheduled for the first part of the tour but were missed due to...

Tedeschi Trucks Band to visit UPMC Events Center

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John Blinn November 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Blues rock band Tedeschi Trucks Band are the next group to perform on the Robert Morris University campus. In an email sent to students, RMU announced that the performers would visit the...

NEC Women’s Volleyball Championship moved to UPMC Events Center

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Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Last week, it was announced that the NEC Volleyball Championship was going to take place at the North Athletic Complex due to a scheduling conflict at the UPMC Events Center. Earlier...

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...

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....

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...

Men’s basketball releases jammed packed schedule

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Jon Williams (left) dabs up his older brother Josh Williams (right) against Mount Aloysius on November 11, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).
Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor September 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- As 2019 began, the UPMC Events Center was still under construction and taking shape. Fast forward to today, and the arena has hosted numerous concerts and the dominant start to the volleyball...

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