Program helps students process tax returns

Rachel Konieczny, Rocket Contributor

March 6, 2014

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Slippery Rock University and the Internal Revenue Service have created a unique partnership that offers students and taxpayers a “bang for their buck”. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, often referred to as “VITA,”... Read more »

Police Blotter: 03-07-2014

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

March 6, 2014

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Borough  Feb. 16 - Alexander Rizzutto was cited for an open container violation along Franklin Street. Feb. 16 - Jason Bently Harcar was cited for disorderly house after being highly intoxicated along South Main... Read more »

Police Blotter

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

February 27, 2014

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Campus Feb. 21 - Police responded to a theft of monies from the Robert M. Smith Student Center. The case is under investigation. Feb. 21 - A vehicle was reported damaged at East Lake Lot. The case... Read more »

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 »