Police well-trained to handle shootings on campus

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

October 17, 2013

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“We don’t mandate [active shooter] training [for faculty]”, SRU Director of Environmental Health and Safety Paul Novak explained. “We only mandate training if it’s tied to legislation, like safety training if you’re... Read more »

Evive water stations eliminated on campus

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

October 17, 2013

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The Evive water refilling stations in the ARC and Robert M. Smith Student center were removed from SRU on Wednesday Oct. 9. Evive’s company sent an email to customers that said, “Evive Station is a young business and we... Read more »

Biology professor hopes to bring frogs to SRU

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

October 17, 2013

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Student faculty research is an opportunity at Slippery Rock University for a multitude of departments with many different professors. Dr. Paul Falso, assistant professor of biology, hopes to add endocrine system research with... Read more »

Police Blotter

The Rocket

October 17, 2013

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Borough Oct. 3 - Graeme Frye, 20, was cited for disorderly house after being observed with possession of an alcoholic beverage this department at the West Cooper Street apartments after police responded to a complaint... Read more »

Homecoming king and queen nominees announced by Student Government

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

October 17, 2013

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The nominees for the 2013 Homecoming King and Queen were announced at the Slippery Rock University Student Government Association’s general senate meeting Monday which began at 8:47 p.m. The homecoming theme is “Legends of... Read more »

New PASSHE chancellor calls retrenchment a “difficult and emotional issue”

Kevin Squires

October 12, 2013

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Frank Brogan, new Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education chancellor, held his first public media briefing Thursday, speaking on retrenchment, programming, and some of his vision for the system. With regards to retrenchment,... Read more »

Budget troubles to continue into upcoming fiscal year

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

October 3, 2013

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The Council of Trustees voted to approve Slippery Rock University’s 2013-14 Educational and General Fund budget during their regular meeting held Sept. 27. The approved budget was balanced, remedying the previous $5.2 million... Read more »

Campus organizations express views on gun regulations

Stephanie Cheek, Assistant Campus Life Editor

October 3, 2013

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Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora, and Sandy Hook are only some of the many places that have experienced a mass shooting and have seen firsthand what the damage of a firearm can do. Events like these have opened up a debate... Read more »

Few students choose to travel abroad

Conor Frampton, Rocket Contributor

October 3, 2013

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Almost 95 percent of the student body is not taking part in SRU’s international study program according to Pamela Frigot, the director of International Services. Frigot said studying abroad is something that students should... Read more »