Rock Pride: 90s Political movement leaves SRU hero’s career in ruins

Rock Pride: 90s Political movement leaves SRU hero’s career in ruins

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor
April 24, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

Rub the rock, say hello to everyone you pass, and sing the alma mater as loud as you can. These classic traditions are still embraced by the SRU community, other traditions have since fallen out of popularity. Perhaps most notably, the original Rocky mascot has disappeared without a trace. Throughout... Read more »

Accident involving three cars sends a driver to the hospital

Accident involving three cars sends a driver to the hospital

The Rocket
April 24, 2014
Filed under News

New center offers recreation for veterans

Amber Cannon, Rocket Contributor
April 24, 2014
Filed under News

Slippery Rock University presented the new Student Veterans' Center with a ribbon ceremony on Thursday in the  Robert Smith Student Center. The Student Veterans' Center is located in Room 252 in the Student Center. The new center is equipped with a flat screen television, computers and furniture for... Read more »

Police Blotter 04-25-2014

Amber Cannon, Rocket Contributor
April 24, 2014
Filed under News

Campus April 5 – Victor Santoyo, 20, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct for a previous incident. April 15 – Police responded to a report of harassment at the campus police building. Incident was referred to the FBI. April 16 – Police issued a citation to a driver at Morrow Way at a... Read more »

SGA eliminates Board of Cooperative Activities

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
April 23, 2014
Filed under News

The Board of Cooperative Activities will no longer be a component of the Student Government Association after a passed motion Monday night. The motion changed the constitution allowing the Board of Co-Operative Activities to become integrated into the Financial Affairs Committee and gave the president... Read more »

Search for Vice President of Student Affairs includes late nights for candidates, reflective of student life

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under News

Late nights are not out of the ordinary for students at Slippery Rock University, and according to Robert Watson, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs, anyone holding his position can expect nothing less. That’s why for the first time, candidates interviewing to be the Vice President for Student... Read more »

Miller shutdown relocates departments

Miller shutdown relocates departments

Rachel Konieczny, Rocket Contributor
April 17, 2014
Filed under News

The $24.6 million construction plan for the Performing Arts Center, replacing Miller Auditorium, was reassessed and under review by the Slippery Rock University Council of Trustees. Due to a decline in enrollment and Commonwealth funding, the university is re-examining all campus expenditures, according... Read more »

Public Speaking as online course deemed ‘flawed’

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under News

Slippery Rock University's increased use of online courses has sparked debate from members of the university. SRU Communication professor Dr. James Laux explained that he thinks distance education can work for certain classes, but not others. “I think there are subject matter which is well-suited... Read more »

Office 365 transition offers new features

Rachel Konieczny, Rocket Contributor
April 17, 2014
Filed under News

Slippery Rock University is undergoing a big change in e-mail operating systems with the transition to Microsoft Office 365 that began on April 1.  Dr. John Ziegler, Associate Provost of Information and Administrative Technology Services (IATS) and Henry Magusiak, Director of Enterprise Applications... Read more »

Police Blotter 04-18-2014

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under News

Campus April 13- A fight involving members of the basketball team was reported at the Abersold Recreation Center. An assistant coach escorted the individuals outside and is handling the incident.  No other action was taken by the police department. April 13 – Police observed Slippery Rock University... Read more »