Police Blotter

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor
April 18, 2013
Filed under News

  Campus April 11 – Ian Anthony, 19, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a small amount after a report of a disturbance at Rhoads Hall. April 12 – There was a report of theft of computer parts at Bailey Library. The case is under investigation. April... Read more »

Spring storms cause damage in maintenance building parking lot

Spring storms cause damage in maintenance building parking lot

The Rocket
April 11, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, News

Energy dashboards to save SRU millions

Erica Kurvach, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2013
Filed under News

New software will be installed into a prototype energy dashboard that will be placed into Watson Hall by the end of this month to monitor total energy usage in the building, teaching students how to conserve energy. Eventually, Residence Halls A through F will display these monitors which show the... Read more »

Evive stations making their way across campus

Christian Stangroom, Rocket Contributor
April 11, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, News

New water bottle filling and cleaning stations have debuted on campus. These machines, called Evive Stations, are located in the ARC and in the Robert M. Smith Student Center. Tom Patrini, a Pittsburgh inventor, is the creator of the Evive Station, and the purpose of the Evive is to supply students... Read more »

Co-Op questions business manager

Stephanie Cheek, Rocket Contributor
April 11, 2013
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The Board of Cooperative Activities went into executive session at Thursday’s Common Hour meeting regarding the contract of the Slippery Rock Student Government Association Inc.’s Business Manager. The Business Manager, Cathy George, was allegedly looking for a one-year contract renewal. The executive... Read more »

Borough raises fines

Haley Barnes, Rocket Contributor
April 11, 2013
Filed under News

 Slippery Rock Borough Council voted to raise parking fines from $15 to $40 on April 2. This change does not affect parking on campus, as that decision lies with the campus police, but parking within the town of Slippery Rock.   Slippery Rock Borough Administrator, Lucinda Lipko, explained that... Read more »

Police Blotter

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor
April 11, 2013
Filed under News

Magistrate   Corey Bartmas, 19, of Gibsonia, Pa., was seen for two counts of DUI, driving without a license, driver’s license suspended, disregard of traffic lane, driving at a safe speed, careless driving, reckless driving, and restrictions on alcoholic beverages. He was released on his... Read more »

SGA votes to change Student Center theater name

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor
April 11, 2013
Filed under News

The Slippery Rock Student Government Association approved a motion Monday evening to change the name of Robert M. Smith Theatre in the Student Center to the Thunderdome Theater. Speaker of the Senate and North Hall Senator Michael McCarter, who was speaking on behalf of his North Hall constituents,... Read more »

Demolition of site for new Sheetz is under way.

Demolition of site for new Sheetz is under way.


April 9, 2013
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Demolition of the current buildings on the site for the new Sheetz gas station began this week. According to the Allied News, construction of the new building is expected to last three months, weather permitting The new Sheetz will be much larger than the establishment's current location, located on... Read more »

Clements named new SGA president: Distance Party takes control after sweeping election results

Clements named new SGA president: Distance Party takes control after sweeping election results

Jonathan Janasik, Rocket News Editor
April 4, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, News

“President of the 2013 – 2014 senate is Rogers Clements,” exclaimed Marcie Johnson while standing on top of the rocks in the middle of the quad. Results showed that out of the 1,188 students that voted, 70 percent voted for the Distance Party’s candidate, Rogers (Buddy)Clements, while the... Read more »