RMU Sentry Media

Students celebrate Friendsgiving in Yorktown Kitchen

Yorktown CAs preparing food for Friendsgiving Photo credit: Soundharjya Babu

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

November 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- RMU students celebrated Friendsgiving in the Yorktown kitchen just in time for the upcoming Thanksgiving break. On Saturday evening, students enjoyed meals and quality time with friends. The Community Advisors in Yorktown set up the event by cooking various dishes from main course...

Top Secret Colonials host Pittsburgh comedian Matt Light

Matt Light's routine had the audience laughing the whole night. Photo credit: Scott McDanel

Scott McDanel, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2019

The Top Secret Colonials hosted Pittsburgh native stand-up comedian Matt Light in the Westinghouse Ballroom in Yorktown on October 18.

Students gather in Yorktown hall for Paint Your Pride

Students gather in Yorktown hall for Paint Your Pride

Soundharjya Babu, News Assistant Editor

October 16, 2019

Students on campus came together for the Paint Your Pride event in Yorktown Hall for a chance to express themselves. The Student Alliance for Equality (SAFE) and the Community Advisers at Yorktown Hall held the pride event, which featuring music and colorful rainbow themed decorations. The event started...

Yorktown Global Village hosts Henna Night

A group of students bonding and designing henna art. Photo credit: Lauren Comito

Kaelei Whitlatch, Contributor

September 28, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Yorktown Hall’s student lounge was buzzing on Sept. 26. Couches, tables and booths were filled with students designing their own henna temporary tattoos. Henna is a popular art form in Middle Eastern and South Asian countries such as India, Morocco and Yemen. Henna is a dye made f...

Yorktown hosts Oktoberfest celebration

Students gathered in the Yorktown lobby to mingle and learn about German culture. Photo credit: Kassandra Boyd

Kassandra Boyd, Contributor

September 25, 2019

Cultures collided Sept. 16 in the Yorktown lobby during Oktoberfest, Robert Morris University's spin on the two-week long German festival held annually in Munich.

Yorktown hosts Irish culture presentation

Yorktown hosts Irish culture presentation

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Manager

October 24, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Irish culture came to life, and death, in Yorktown’s Ferris Ballroom on October 24. The event featured Irish folktales, live music and ghost stories. Aiming to teach about a new culture, while offering some Halloween fun, the event showed a culture some on campus may not have see...

RMU renovating residence halls in next five summers

Photo credit: Katey Ladika

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

April 11, 2018

Robert Morris University just announced that over the next five summers, major changes will be made to the 14 residence halls on campus. "Robert Morris University will make major improvements to most of its 14 residence halls, including restoring lounges, renovating bathrooms, and upgrading heati...

Power outage in Moon Township, Yorktown hall affected

Breaking News

Delaney Hassell, Social Media Manager

November 2, 2017

UPDATE: Power has been restored to Yorktown Hall. -- A transformer blew in Moon Township, causing a power outage in the area on Thursday evening. One of the buildings affected was RMU's Yorktown residence hall. RMU police report that no one was trapped in the elevators in the building. There...