Election brings P.R.I.D.E. to SGA

Election brings P.R.I.D.E. to SGA

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor
April 3, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, News

In a  695-391 vote announced Tuesday, Katie Hill of the P.R.I.D.E. Party  beat Maria Montero of the C.O.S.T.U.M.E. Party in the Student Government Association (SGA) presidential election for the 2014-15 school year. “I was anxious because both Maria and I are close friends and we’re also very... Read more »

SRU football fans to visit Michigan Stadium in Fall

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
April 3, 2014
Filed under News

Slippery Rock University's football team is headed to Michigan Stadium for a regular-season football game  Oct. 18 during a Michigan football bye week. Expecting a great amount of student interest in attending the game, the Board of Cooperative Activities approved a new initiative request to provide... Read more »

RockOUT equality prom event welcomes SRU students of all sexual orientations for ‘food, dancing and fun’

Haley Barnes, Rocket Contributor
April 3, 2014
Filed under News

RockOUT at Slippery Rock University wants students of all sexual orientations to  come to the Equality Prom. The group decided to host an equality prom which will be on Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Smith Student Center Ballroom. A “Thrift Shop” theme has been chosen by the group members,... Read more »

Police Blotter 4-4-2014

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
April 3, 2014
Filed under News

March 26 – Police responded to a female students having seizures at Rhodes Hall. The female was transported to Grove City Hospital. March 26 – Residents were evacuated from Building B following a fire alarm being activated. The alarm was set off by burnt food and residents were allowed back in. March... Read more »

Parking permit fee increase turned down by Council of Trustees

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
March 31, 2014
Filed under News

The parking permit fee will remain at $25 for students for Fall 2015 after the Slippery Rock University Council of Trustees failed the motion to increase the fee during their regular business meeting Friday in Room 321 of the Robert M. Smith Student Center. "[Student Government Association] did vote... Read more »

‘Birthday Bash’ gathers university community

‘Birthday Bash’ gathers university community

The Rocket
March 27, 2014
Filed under News

Senators propose bill to allow universities to leave PASSHE

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor
March 27, 2014
Filed under News

Senate Bill 1275, which would allow Pa. universities to separate themselves from the Pa. State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), was announced in a press conference in Harrisburg on March 11. Senator Robert Tomlinson, who proposed the bill,  explained that there four requirements under the bill... Read more »

Police Blotter

The Rocket
March 27, 2014
Filed under News

Campus  March 7 - Police made a welfare check individual at Building F. Contact was made with the individual and services were offered. No other action was taken. March 13 - Police made a welfare check at North Hall. Everything was reported as okay. March 16 - Police responded to a fire alarm... Read more »

SRU financial aid office offers help to file FAFSA

Haley Barnes, Rocket Contributor
March 27, 2014
Filed under News

With the Pa. deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form being May 1 and with tuition constantly increasing, Slippery Rock students have the right to know what their degree costs. According to Ginny Kopko, the interim director of Slippery Rock’s financial aid office, the... Read more »

SGA hosts presidential debate, P.R.I.D.E. and C.O.S.T.U.M.E. candidates convey goals

SGA hosts presidential debate, P.R.I.D.E. and C.O.S.T.U.M.E. candidates convey goals

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
March 26, 2014
Filed under News

The parties are set, the campaign is full swing, and Slippery Rock University students are now able to begin voting on who they want to represent them on the Student Government Association (SGA). Presidential candidates Katie Hill and Maria Montaro squared off in debate Monday night, representing their... Read more »