PASSHE to receive flat state funding from Pa. Governor

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

February 6, 2014

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Pa. Governor Tom Corbett proposed flat funding in 2014-15 state appropriations to the PA. State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) for the third year in a row on Tuesday. “Inflation is occurring, energy costs are going up,... Read more »

‘Flaunt Your Fleece’ aims to conserve university’s energy

Rebecca Marcucci, Campus Life Editor

February 6, 2014

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With the recent budget cuts at SRU, many seem to wonder what types of funding will be cut first. While there are many economic pay offs attempting to be made, one of the most beneficial, the university estimates, will be lowering... Read more »

Police Blotter

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2014

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Borough Jan. 9 - Taylor Wilcox was cited for underage consumption after police were called to a North Main Street residence for a noise complaint. Jan. 10 - Kevin M. Mitchell was arrested for suspicion of driving... Read more »

Zero percent increase for club budgets, SGA accepting conference grant applications past deadline

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

February 5, 2014

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Clubs and organizations applying for funding from the Student Government Association can expect to see a zero percent increase from their funding from last year. Budgeting for the 2014-2015 academic year is currently in the planning... Read more »

Winter weather requires extra preparation from staff

Haley Barnes, Rocket Contributor

January 30, 2014

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Due to harsh weather conditions throughout the week, several departments of Slippery Rock took action to ensure the safety of students and staff. SRU’s Assistant Director of Campus Services Dallas Cott explained how the removal... Read more »

Happy Bus stop frequency doubles for delays; evening route may return

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

January 29, 2014

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Slippery Rock University’s shuttle service, the Happy Bus, is easily recognized as the buses drive across campus and to various locations in the Slippery Rock area. However, the service has gone through some changes this academic... Read more »

Vending machines to get credit card readers

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

January 29, 2014

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10 vending machines around campus will be fitted with credit card readers. “We’re getting 10 [vending machines with credit card acceptors] for free. If it turns out well, and I think it will, we’ll implement more,” Cody... Read more »