Online courses lack hands-on learning, says SRU professors and students

Jillian Wilcox , Rocket Contributor

October 26, 2014

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The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is collectively offering over 600 online courses for students to take over holiday break. Students in PASSHE can take up to two online classes... Read more »

SGA elects new Vice President of Campus Outreach

Amber Cannon, Assistant News Editor

October 23, 2014

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The Slippery Rock Student Government Association (SGA) elected a new Vice President of Campus Outreach at their regular senate meeting Monday after the previous vice president resigned at their last... Read more »

Police Blotter

Amber Cannon, Assistant News Editor

October 23, 2014

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Borough Oct. 9 - Two residents along Grove City Road reported a burglary. Cash, jewelry and electronics were... Read more »

Health center offers STI testing

Bridget McClure, Rocket Contributor

October 23, 2014

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When one thinks about college campuses, sexually transmitted diseases and infections are not generally the first thing to come to mind. However, by the age of 25, half of all sexually active young adults will get an STI, according... Read more »

SRU staff and students not ready to ban smoking

Haley Barnes, News Editor

October 23, 2014

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A smoking and tobacco products ban went into effect on Oct. 1 at the public colleges and universities of Georgia, including the University of Georgia. Products banned include traditional cigarettes,... Read more »

Off-campus sexual assaults not reflected in yearly college crime reports

Chris Gordon, Rocket Contributor

October 17, 2014

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Many of the 11,000 federally-funded colleges and universities in the United States claim no instances of sexual assault on their campuses each year. These schools, which are required to report sexual violence under the Clery... Read more »

Big House Battle ‘capstones’ the Rock’s 125 anniversary

Haley Barnes, News Editor

October 9, 2014

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SRU students are encouraged¬† by the university to travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan to watch the Slippery Rock Pride play the Mercyhurst Lakers in a Big House Battle on Saturday, Oct. 18 not only to... Read more »

Equestrian center provides therapy to veterans with grant

Bridget McClure, Rocket Contributor

October 9, 2014

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Slippery Rock University has received a $54,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide local veterans with recreational therapy programs at the Storm Harbor Equestrian Center. ... Read more »