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APSCUF hosts meet and greet to connect with students

Haley Barnes, News Editor

April 7

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The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) union hosted a meet-and-greet on Tuesday during common hour to allow student leaders to voice their concerns in an open forum style. Itzi Metzli...

SRU competes in electricity reduction contest

Daniel DiFabio, Rocket Contributor

April 7

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Slippery Rock University is participating in 'Unplugged,' a friendly, voluntary competition between nine out of the 14 schools in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) to see which university can reduce th...

BC3 MRSA outbreak, closing spurs conversation on how to avoid the infection

Haley Barnes, News Editor

March 31

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Butler County Community College (BC3) officials reopened campus on Thursday after a confirmed case of Community Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (CA MRSA) in BC3's field house closed the campus for two days...

SRU joins campaign to end sexual assualt

Daniel DiFabio, Rocket Contributor

March 31

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Slippery Rock University is one of many organizations participating in the It’s On Us campaign, which was created by the Obama administration to combat sexual assault. Jodi Solito, director of the Women’s Center and Pride Cente...

Blotter 3/31/16

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

March 31

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Campus March 24- George Cameransi, 19, was charged with harassment related to an incident in Building A. March 24- Kyle Glatt, 18, was charged with harassment related to an incident in Building A. March 24- Evan Speis, 19, w...

SGA incorporates Student Success Committee, passes budget

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

March 29

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Slippery Rock's Student Government Association (SGA) incorporated the Student Success Committee (SSC) as an ad hoc committee and approved a $1,933,023 2016-2017 student activity budget at their Monday night meeting. The SSC, which...

New MySRU portal update offers mobile friendly convenience to students

Janelle Wilson

March 24

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After spring break, SRU students logged in to a newly redesigned MySRU, as the site was relaunched on the evening of March 9 with intent to make a faster and more mobile-friendly portal. Henry Magusiak, director of enterpris...

Council of Trustees meeting attracts active students leaders

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

March 24

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Students voiced concerns about diversity and inclusion at the Slippery Rock University Council of Trustees quarterly business meeting, which was held last Friday in the Smith Student Center. Dewayne Anderson, Alex Rizutto, Gabriel...

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