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AJR cancels concert for UPMC Events Center

AJR cancels concert for UPMC Events Center

John Blinn, News Editor

November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - After cancellations in Buffalo and Washington D.C., AJR has announced that they will be canceling their concert in Pittsburgh at the UPMC Events Center. The band announced on Tuesday that lead singer Jack Met would be unable to perform in Buffalo after a bad case of strep throat. According...

NEC Women’s Volleyball Championship moved to UPMC Events Center

NEC Women’s Volleyball Championship moved to UPMC Events Center

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 hosts emotional concert in UPMC Events Center

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

Preview: RMU hosts Pitt for inaugural basketball game at UPMC Events Center

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

Men’s Basketball Season Preview: Toole enters his tenth season as head coach

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

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...