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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 March 17, the NEC informed campus officials that the infected official had worked the championship...

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...

Update: AJR postpones concert at UPMC Events Center

Photo Credit: (AJR Twitter @AJRBrothers)

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 Jack Met's illness. The band took to Twitter on Nov. 22, posting an updated schedule. This showed ...

Tedeschi Trucks Band to visit UPMC Events Center

Photo Credit: @DerekAndSusan

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 UPMC Events Center as a part of their 2020 tour.The concert will take place on Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. ...

NEC Women’s Volleyball Championship moved to UPMC Events Center

Photo credit: Michael Sciulli

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 today, however, it was announced that the tournament would be moved to the UPMC Events Center. This ann...

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 opening act for the night was Emily King, dressed in black from head to toe and ready to groove. Wh...

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...

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 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

Dylan performing at Finsbury Park. Photo credit Francisco Antunes.

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...