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Men’s basketball releases jammed packed schedule

Men’s basketball releases jammed packed schedule

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 team's season. Now, exactly two months before the men's basketball team hosts their first game...

Bob Dylan to perform at the UPMC Events Center

Bob Dylan to perform at the UPMC Events Center

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- American folk music icon Bob Dylan has been announced as the next headlining act at Robert Morris University's UPMC Events Center. A part of the newest "Bob Dylan and His Band" tour, the concert will take place on Sunday, November 10, at 8 P.M. The event was first announced throug...

Chris King talks about improving the Robert Morris athletics brand

Chris King talks about improving the Robert Morris athletics brand

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 ...

Volleyball christens new arena with sweep of Sheraton Invitational

Volleyball christens new arena with sweep of Sheraton Invitational

Tyler Gallo, Contributor

August 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- This weekend, the RMU Volleyball team (3-0) played in the inaugural sporting event at the brand-new UPMC Events Center, sweeping the RMU Sheraton Invitational by downing Elon, Manhattan College and McNeese State. After sweeping Manhattan 3-0 and playing all five possible sets against Elo...

Evanescence wakes up the UPMC Events Center with successful concert

Evanescence wakes up the UPMC Events Center with successful concert

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 14, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinions on RMU Sentry Media are the writer’s own.  MOON TOWNSHIP - Evanescence headlined the first concert at the new UPMC Events Center on May 12. Bringing their iconic alternative rock sound to the campus of Robert Morris University, the band offered audiences their firs...

Colonials name new Director of Athletics

Colonials name new Director of Athletics

Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has named a new director of athletics in Chris King, a graduate of the Robert Morris sport management program in 1994. King replaces Craig Coleman, who stepped down from his position in December of 2018. Before coming to Robert Morris, King has been the dir...

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...

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

John Blinn, News Editor

April 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- The sixth headlining act to take the stage of the UPMC Events Center has been announced. On Monday, the UPMC Events Center announced that Sara Bareilles's Amidst the Chaos Tour would be making a stop at Robert Morris University The concert is set for November 15 and tickets go on...

UPMC Events Center to host part-time employment job fair

UPMC Events Center to host part-time employment job fair

John Blinn, News Editor

April 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The UPMC Events Center will be hosting a part-time job fair to fill positions needed to get the venue up and running. On April 6 and April 13, OVG facilities will be looking for applicants interested in working guest services, box office, security and house-keeping. The venue will...

President Howard meets with Student Government Association in Massey Theater

President Howard meets with Student Government Association in Massey Theater

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's Student Government Association (SGA) was joined by President Chris Howard for their meeting on Tuesday. Students gathered in Massey Theater at 5 p.m. to ask the president questions and learn more about the status of the university and what to expect as a...