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

Haley Barnes, News Editor

March 31, 2016

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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... Read more »

SRU joins campaign to end sexual assualt

Daniel DiFabio, Rocket Contributor

March 31, 2016

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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... Read more »

Blotter 3/31/16

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

March 31, 2016

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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... Read more »

SGA incorporates Student Success Committee, passes budget

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

March 29, 2016

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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... Read more »

New MySRU portal update offers mobile friendly convenience to students

Janelle Wilson

March 24, 2016

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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... Read more »

Council of Trustees meeting attracts active students leaders

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

March 24, 2016

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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... Read more »

Blotter 3/24/16

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

March 24, 2016

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Campus March 17- An ambulance transported a person who had passed out in Rhoads Hall to Grove City Hospital. March 18- An individual reported their bike was stolen from the Quad.  The case is under investigation. March 18- Ryan... Read more »

SRU freezes six fees for 2016-17 school year

Daniel DiFabio, Rocket Contributor

March 23, 2016

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Slippery Rock University recently announced that it would freeze six fees for the upcoming 2016-17 academic school year. Rita Abent, executive director of University Communication and Public Affairs, said the fees that were ... Read more »

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