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NEWS

Peaceful protest to take place in Slippery Rock on Monday

Poster created by Jaeda Sasse As part of nationwide protests in response to the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd and in support of the...

BREAKING: PASSHE Board of Governors votes to freeze tuition

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Board of Governors voted Wednesday to freeze tuition at all state system universities for the upcoming academic...

Sciuto secures SGA presidency for 2020-21 academic year

Joey Sciuto, a sophomore social work major and current speaker of senate, won the presidential election for the Student Government Association (SGA) for the...

How the CARES Act supports higher education

The Rocket is committed to bringing you the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak. We have a section on our website with complete coverage HERE. UPDATE...

SRU’s “Passport to Success” orientation experience to go virtual

The Rocket is committed to bringing you the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak. We have a section on our website with complete coverage HERE. With...

SPORTS

Updated schedules announced for SRU fall sports

Slippery Rock has begun altering the schedules of its fall sports after the NCAA Division II governance, and subsequently, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference...

Heistand named 13th field hockey head coach in SRU history

In a time in which face-to-face interaction has been virtually eliminated, for the time being, Slippery Rock University has used Zoom to iron out...

The NCAA clears the way for student-athlete compensation

A couple of high-caliber high school student-athletes decided to take their game to the NBA's G-League in lieu of traditional NCAA basketball. Now, the...

NFL Draft looms for SRU football — will history repeat itself?

The 2020 NFL Draft promises to be one of the most eventful in the premier entry-level event's 84-year history. With the draft being held...

CAMPUS LIFE

New business, EarthWest, fosters creativity

EarthWest, a new business welcoming artisans and vendors, had its grand opening Saturday, welcoming the Slippery Rock Community into its doors on Main Street. Ranging...

Students shine during Rising Star awards

The Rising Star awards, hosted by the Office for Student Engagement and Leadership (OSEL), honored students, faculty, clubs and organizations during a virtual ceremony...

SRU Biology Department Senior Celebration

Slippery Rock University's biology department prepared a virtual celebration of its 2020 graduates. Editor's Note: This video was not produced by The Rocket.

Macoskey Center preaches sustainable quarantine

Even during the Coronavirus crisis, Slippery Rock University’s Macoskey Center is supporting sustainability initiatives that benefit the environment. Through workshops, programs, activities and tours, the...

ROCK TALK

ROCK TALK: May 1, 2020

Join Samantha Amato and Joshua Peters of WSRU-TV News as they discuss the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, virtual orientations, and SRU Giving day...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Motorsports

Many people enjoy watching or playing mainstream sports like football, soccer, hockey, basketball, or baseball. However, limiting oneself to these ignores many other fields...

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