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Blotter 2/10/17

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

February 9, 2017

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Campus February 3- Police were called to check on a person in Building D. The person was taken to the Health Center. February 3- Police were called to take a report for harassment in Building E, and the case is under investigation. Februar...

SRU President reflects on state of university amidst state system financial crisis

Daniel DiFabio, News Editor

February 9, 2017

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With many schools in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education experiencing declining enrollment and financial issues, SRU is different in that it saw an enrollment increase for the spring semester. "The last that I saw...

Interim associate provost for transformational experiences will take on position full time

Adam Zook, Rocket Contributor

February 9, 2017

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On Friday, Brad Wilson, who has served as interim associate provost for transformational experiences, will take on the position full time. "I was appointed the interim for the position in January of 2015, so it was basically a t...

New Twitter page has students getting great deals around town

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

February 7, 2017

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Two Slippery Rock University students have created a Twitter page called SR Billboard, which helps students find the best deals on food, shopping or local events around Slippery Rock. Zach Harris, a junior marketing major, and A...

Cable show brings viewers to PASSHE universities, discusses campus issues and programs

Daniel DiFabio, News Editor

February 4, 2017

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The new season of "Infinite Opportunities", a program that showcases the different campus in the state system, premiered on January 29 on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN). Kenn Marshall, spokesperson for the state system...

Emergency preparedness training educates students on potential campus emergencies

Adam Zook, Rocket Contributor

February 2, 2017

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The SRU Health and Safety Department hosted an Emergency Preparedness program on Thursday to help educate students on situations like active shooters and fire drills. Paul Novak, interim executive director of planning and e...

Blotter 2/2/17

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

February 2, 2017

Filed under News

Campus January 27- Police assisted PSP for an intoxicated person at the Grove who needed transportation to the Health Center. January 28- Kaley Booher, 20, Emily Lebron, 19 and Jordan Mann, 19, were charged with alcohol...

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