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Monday, March 8, 2021

BREAKING: More in-person classes set for fall

Slippery Rock University students can expect a sense of normalcy this upcoming fall semester as the university announced they plan to return 80% of...

Free on-campus COVID-19 testing program starts after one-week delay

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated March 2 at 7:15 p.m. to reflect that students who have had COVID-19 in the last 90 days...

SRU students now eligible for SNAP

Pennsylvania has begun implementing temporary changes for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility to allow more college students to utilize the benefit. Previous eligibility requirements...

Allegheny Health Network, Giant Eagle Pharmacy provide SRU with COVID-19 vaccines

Over 48 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccination have been administered in the United States since Dec. 14, 2020, including staff from the Student...

Student-athlete COVID-19 testing suspended for one week

Student-athlete COVID-19 testing has been temporarily suspended as the university changes its testing supplier from Virus Geeks to other vendors. According to Behre in a...

Our View | A semester without a spring break

Our View is a staff editorial produced collaboratively by The Rocket Staff. Any views expressed in the editorial are the opinions of the entire...

Spring break cancellation concerns students

Students returning to their respective Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities will do so without spring break or time off. Eight universities including...

University receives CARES Act funding to distribute grants

Students who met the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Expected Family Contribution (EFC) requirements were eligible to receive a $700 emergency...

SRU continues mitigation efforts as pandemic persists

With the pandemic continuing into the spring 2021 semester, on-campus living protocols remain the same with a few additions, like new COVID-19 testing protocols. SRU...

SRU athletics begin regular COVID-19 testing

For the first time since the pandemic halted competitive activity last March, there is a signal of a return to routine. This week, the...
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