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Provost discusses academic, institutional changes with SGA

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

February 23, 2016

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New academic programs and renovations were among many institutional changes Slippery Rock University Provost Philip Way discussed with those in attendance at Monday's student government meeting. Three new bachelor degrees, including homela... Read more »

SRU staff discuss norovirus misconceptions after local outbreak at Ursinus College

Jim Meyer, Rocket Contributor

February 18, 2016

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Ursinus College recently experienced an outbreak of norovirus that affected over 200 students, faculty and staff. While Slippery Rock University's campus remains unaffected, it is clear that many misconceptions exist concernin... Read more »

Professor creates LLC to support students recovering from addiction

Haley Barnes, News Editor

February 18, 2016

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Students recovering from drug or alcohol addiction now have the opportunity to live with other students who are also pursuing recovery in a supportive Living Learning Community (LLC) called Rock Recovery starting the fall of ... Read more »

Belly rewards students with points for dining with AVI

Daniel DiFabio, Rocket Contributor

February 18, 2016

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A new program on campus allows students to earn redeemable points by buying food. Belly is a loyalty program that gives points to customers who shop at various kinds of businesses; these points can then be redeemed for certa... Read more »

Blotter 2/18/16

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

February 18, 2016

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Campus February 11- Alexus Dutrieuille, 19, was charged with a drug violation after being found in possession of marijuana behind the residence halls. February 13- Theodor Groeger, 18, was charged with an alcohol violation after being tr... Read more »

Women’s Center connects students with resources, provides programming

Daniel DiFabio, Rocket Contributor

February 11, 2016

Filed under News, Sex and Love Issue

The Women’s Center located on campus hosts outreach programs on social issues and provides services to SRU students. Jodiann Solito, Director of the Women’s Center and Pride Center, said that the center does a lot of outreach pro... Read more »

Health Center offers birth control options, STI testing for students

Megan Bush, Rocket Contributor

February 10, 2016

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If someone wants to avoid an unwanted pregnancy or refrain from contracting a sexually transmitted disease or infection (STD/STI), health promotion coordinator for Student Health Services Renee Bateman said the most scientifically e... Read more »

Blotter 2/11/16

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

February 10, 2016

Filed under News, Sex and Love Issue

Campus February 5- A CA called police about a drug violation in Building E.  The case is under investigation. February 6- Riley Reffner, 18, was charged with an alcohol violation after police were called for her possible overdose.  She re... Read more »

SGA to host ‘Student Safety Week’ to prepare students for active shooters

Haley Barnes, News Editor

February 4, 2016

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The Student Government Association (SGA) of Slippery Rock University plans to host a "Student Safety Week" after spring break to prepare students in the event that an active shooter would come on campus. On Jan. 27, SGA polle... Read more »

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