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Involvement can make or break your experience in college

Victoria Davis, Commentary

March 5

Filed under Orientation Special 2015

If you look at the next few years of your life as being only about test scores, discussion posts and midterms, you are not going to grow as a scholar or as a person. That mindset is also not all that it takes to get employmen...

How to have a true college experience

Joseph Szalinski, Commentary

March 5

Filed under Orientation Special 2015

College can be that extremely overwhelming period in one’s life where there’s a confluence of responsibility and excitement. College is a time reserved for becoming engaged in rigorous study, but also for cutting lose, fin...

Declaration of minors and second majors has pros and cons, SRU staff says

Amber Cannon, Assistant News Editor

March 5

Filed under Orientation Special 2015

For most incoming freshmen, college is a time to find out who you really are and what you want to do with your life. Although most freshmen come into college with a declared major, finding the perfect area of study could mean addin...

President Norton’s 5 tips to success at SRU

March 5

Filed under Orientation Special 2015

To our new students, Welcome to the Slippery Rock University family. Whether you are joining us directly from high school or transferring from a community college or four-year institution, you are about to embark on one of the m...

Joining clubs, organizations gives new students advantages and opportunities

Katie Ellis, Campus Life Editor

March 4

Filed under Orientation Special 2015

Moving from high school to college or transferring to a new school can be difficult for a student, but becoming involved in the clubs and organizations offered on campus are ways to help adjust to a new school. Slippery Rock Un...

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Orientation Special 2015