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New financial aid deadline allows students to apply for aid earlier

Daniel DiFabio, Contributor

March 3, 2016

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Applying for financial aid is an important step for incoming and current students in college. According to a 2015-2016 Princeton Review Survey, 93 percent of incoming freshmen and 94 percent of all other undergraduate students ... Read more »

Students stand with CSIL, say ‘separate is inherently unequal’

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

March 2, 2016

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Passions arose at a student gathering Tuesday night, which sought to organize a response to the Slippery Rock University administration's plans to move underrepresented groups within the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership... Read more »

Slippery Rock cited for three water quality violations

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

February 25, 2016

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Slippery Rock's municipal authority failed to comply with sampling procedures for two water contaminants, resulting in a string of violations reported to Slippery Rock residents by mailer on Feb. 16. Paul Dickey, the supervis... Read more »

Blotter 2/25/16

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

February 25, 2016

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Campus February 19- Rasheed Alramahy, 18, was charged with a drug violation after a Rhoads Hall CA reported the smell of marijuana. February 19- Dominic Deramo, 19, was charged with a drug violation after a Building F CA... Read more »

Provost discusses academic, institutional changes with SGA

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

February 23, 2016

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New academic programs and renovations were among many institutional changes Slippery Rock University Provost Philip Way discussed with those in attendance at Monday's student government meeting. Three new bachelor degrees, including homela... Read more »

SRU staff discuss norovirus misconceptions after local outbreak at Ursinus College

Jim Meyer, Rocket Contributor

February 18, 2016

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Ursinus College recently experienced an outbreak of norovirus that affected over 200 students, faculty and staff. While Slippery Rock University's campus remains unaffected, it is clear that many misconceptions exist concernin... Read more »

Professor creates LLC to support students recovering from addiction

Haley Barnes, News Editor

February 18, 2016

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Students recovering from drug or alcohol addiction now have the opportunity to live with other students who are also pursuing recovery in a supportive Living Learning Community (LLC) called Rock Recovery starting the fall of ... Read more »

Belly rewards students with points for dining with AVI

Daniel DiFabio, Rocket Contributor

February 18, 2016

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A new program on campus allows students to earn redeemable points by buying food. Belly is a loyalty program that gives points to customers who shop at various kinds of businesses; these points can then be redeemed for certa... Read more »

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