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Blotter 2/5/16

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

February 4, 2016

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Campus January 28- Theodor Groeger, 18, was charged with disorderly conduct after a Rhoads Hall CA called police for the smell of marijuana. January 28- Jessica Sabo, 19, was charged with disorderly conduct after a Building... Read more »

Newly-launched virtual tour showcases SRU campus

Daniel DiFabio, Rocket Contributor

February 3, 2016

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A newly-launched interactive virtual tour shows off the Slippery Rock University campus to prospective students. Kayla Hersperger, an online design and communication specialist for Slippery Rock University, said the tour is ... Read more »

Health center offers database for students to communicate with nurses, obtain documents

Daniel DiFabio, Contributor

January 28, 2016

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Student Health Services introduced a new online web portal where students can complete their health histories, communicate with nurses and be reminded of scheduled appointments. Laura Hawkins, nurse supervisor, said access to the portal is... Read more »

Blotter 1/28/16

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

January 28, 2016

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Campus January 17- Jacob Barnes, 19, was charged with an alcohol violation in Building E. January 17- Zachary Beneke, 19, was charged with an alcohol violation in Building E. January 17- Michael Hockensmith, 18, was charged... Read more »

SGA approves $2 million student activity fee budget

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

January 26, 2016

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Slippery Rock's Student Government Association approved a new budget for student activities and increased the base funding given to new clubs and organizations Monday night. The 2016-2017 Student Activity Fee Budget, amounting to $2,05... Read more »

SRU’s longest serving professor decides to retire after 63 and a half years of teaching

Amber Cannon, Campus Life Editor

December 30, 2015

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Coming upon her retirement this semester after 63 and a half years of teaching, Assistant Professor of safety management, Wilma Cavill, 85, said she always thought about being a teacher ever since she was four years old. She said... Read more »

Professor works with students and physics department to begin painted sails project

Daniel DiFabio, Rocket Contributor

December 3, 2015

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An art professor at Slippery Rock University is in the process of receiving funding for a project that would showcase painted sails. Heather Hertel, art professor, is the leader of the project. The idea to paint and make artwork... Read more »

BAS shows their support for Mizzou students

Amber Cannon, Campus Life Editor

December 3, 2015

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Members of the Black Action Society (BAS), including some faculty and staff members, gathered in the Robert M. Smith Student Center lobby to take pictures to show their support for the University of Missouri students who have... Read more »