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Blotter 4/27/17

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

April 27, 2017

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Campus April 20- An individual came to the police station and stated that a red Chevrolet SUV hit her vehicle while stopped at a stop sign along the Central Loop. The driver of the SUV failed to exchange information. The case...

SRU hosts sustainability events during April

Adam Zook, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2017

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April is SRU’s Commission on Sustainability month, which was established in 2010 after then-university president Robert Smith signed the President’s Climate Commitment in 2009. Since then, the commission has taken on the...

SGA helps to fund leadership development center updates

Adam Zook, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2017

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The Slippery Rock Student Government Association held their formal meeting on Monday, approving a new high ropes course and hearing requests to fund the Wally Rose Restoration Project. The board also awarded eight new initiative...

Bailey Library introduces new research tool

Haley Potter, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2017

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Bailey Library recently introduced a new research resource that will help students with research and class projects. The library will be adding a new search tool called Primo. Primo is a next-generation discovery system that...

Blotter 4/20/17

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

April 20, 2017

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Campus April 13- Police were dispatched to ATS for a welfare check. Police located the individual and everything was fine. No other police action was taken. April 13- Alexander Jenks, 23, was charged with disorderly conduct...

Student Health Advisory Board focuses on healthy eating

Adam Zook, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2017

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The Student Health Advisory Board (SHAB) held a meeting Tuesday with a discussion about how to live a healthy lifestyle at SRU. The main topic was sugar and its usage in foods and drinks. AVI Corporate Dietitian Michelle Apple...

SRU professor receives music therapy award

Haley Potter, Rocket Contributor

April 19, 2017

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Assistant professor of music therapy Nicole Hahna was awarded the Mid-Atlantic Region American Music Therapy Association (MARAMTAS) Service Award at the 2017 MAR-AMTA conference, which was held in Rochester, NY last month. “I...

University drill to simulate emergency situation

Adam Zook, Rocket Contributor

April 19, 2017

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SRU will have a campus emergency preparedness drill next week, which will help to practice what the campus should do in case of an emergency. The event was organized by various on-campus groups and will take place  the morning...

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