Slippery Rock Borough eliminates the garbage pickup date after graduation

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

September 19, 2013

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Last September, the Slippery Rock Borough voted to change bulk trash pickup day from May to March, causing garbage from students moving out to be left by the roadside throughout the summer. “I guess there was no clear cut... Read more »

Police Blotter

The Rocket

September 19, 2013

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Campus Sept. 12 – Police responded to a traffic accident on Kiester Road. There were no injuries. Sept. 12– Christopher Hapke, 19, was issued an underage citation after a report of an alcohol violation at Building... Read more »

Board of Co-Op approves Phi Beta Sigma’s ‘ambitious budget’

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

September 12, 2013

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A motion was passed during the Board of Cooperative Activities (Co-Op) meeting Thursday allowing the request for Phi Beta Sigma to receive $3,170 from budgetary reserves. The meeting was called to order at 12:34 p.m. “It’s... Read more »

Family sues school for student’s death

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

September 12, 2013

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The family of an SRU student who died in 2011 during a basketball practice filed a lawsuit against SRU, former SRU nurse practitioner Laura Bateman, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Sept 6. According... Read more »

Clay Target Club earns $10,000: Club president promises new equipment, travel opportunities

Haley Barnes, Rocket Contributor

September 12, 2013

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Slippery Rock’s own Clay Target Club has just received a $10,000 grant from the National Shooting Sports Federation. The Clay Target Club was approved during the spring semester of 2013. The club offers students to use skills... Read more »

Police Blotter

The Rocket

September 12, 2013

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Borough Sept. 1 - Eric J. Turner of Butler was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after being was observed driving on South Main Street without the use of any lights and causing a crash.... Read more »

Police monitor for underage drinking

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

September 12, 2013

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The University Village at Slippery Rock hosted their third annual Block Party event September 5. Walk of Shame and DJ NUGGET provided entertainment; Babes and Oh My Grill provided food. The event had a B.Y.O.B. policy. Melanie... Read more »

Rocky’s Raisers brings competition to fundraising by using piggy banks

Conor Frampton, Rocket Contributor

September 5, 2013

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The second year of Rocky’s Raisers’ Piggy Bank Campaign is underway on campus; participating requires nothing more than some spare change and it could result in winning some prizes. The Piggy Bank Challenge is a means for... Read more »