Student services to take place of books in Bailey Library

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

February 25, 2014

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Books are one of the first things that people think of when they picture libraries. However, Bailey Library at Slippery Rock University plans to remove some of their books to make way for a new mathematics lab space, featuring... Read more »

SRU administration explores parking permit fee increase, SGA supports

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

February 25, 2014

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The cost for a parking permit at Slippery Rock University could double next year, with an additional 50 percent increase the following year. The parking permit fee increase was among various fee increases that Molly Mercer, Interim... Read more »

Million dollar SRU budget discrepancy questioned

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

February 20, 2014

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In December, the Association of Pa. State College and University Faculties (ASPCUF) hired an accounting firm to check the State System of Higher Education’s (PASSHE) finances within seven schools including SRU and reported that... Read more »

Special education department launches ‘ITHINK’ program for elementary schools

Haley Barnes, Rocket Contributor

February 20, 2014

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Dr. Jeremy Lynch of Slippery Rock University’s special education program developed a program called “ITHINK,” which he hopes to teach to practicing elementary teachers. “'ITHINK' is a problem solving framework students... Read more »

Police Blotter

Kevin Squires

February 20, 2014

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Borough  Feb. 1 - A car versus pedestrian crash occurred in the area of West Cooper Street and Midway Alley. The driver fled the scene. Charges are pending. Feb. 1 - Devin Wheeler was cited for an open container... Read more »

Slippery Rock University prepares for PASSHE academic minor policy change

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2014

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Students graduating from Slippery Rock University in Fall 2015 or later may need to rethink their minor. The Pa. State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) amended their policy regarding academic minors in Jan. 2012, stating that... Read more »

SGA fails to elect commuter senators for open seats

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

February 13, 2014

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  The Slippery Rock University Student Government Association (SGA) motioned to open elections for the two seats currently open for commuter senators during their senate meeting Monday.  The motion was tabled but is expected... Read more »

Interviews underway for new SRU Vice President of Finance

Jillian Wilcox, Rocket Contributor

February 13, 2014

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Slippery Rock University has progressed in the search for Vice President of Finance and Administrative Affairs, narrowing down the result to five candidates. Molly Mercer, Interim Vice President for Finance and Administrative... Read more »

Police Blotter

The Rocket

February 13, 2014

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Campus Feb. 3 - A vehicle was reported damaged at McKay Education Building. The case is under investigation. Feb. 3 – James McShea, 18, was charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia after a reported drug violation... Read more »