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Marching Pride begins fundraising for 2019 trip to Ireland

Dillon Provenza, Rocket Contributor

April 18, 2018

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Slippery Rock University’s Marching Pride was invited to join in the 2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland. Being included in the parade is a prestigious accomplishment that is not easily obtained. The band held two...

Urban Gaming Club begins preparation for Humans vs Zombies

Kathryn Kinder, Rocket Contributor

April 17, 2018

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On Thursday, April 12 and Friday, April 13 at 8 p.m. in ATS, the Urban Gaming Club met to discuss their upcoming event: Humans vs. Zombies. Humans vs. Zombies is the club's most popular game and is a unique variation of the classic...

SRU students shine at research symposium

Hope Hoehler, Rocket Contributor

April 17, 2018

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On Thursday, April 12, the Symposium for Student Research, Scholarship and Creative Achievement took place from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Smith Student Center. The Symposium is a single-day event that is designed...

Plant One on Me: Tackling Indoor Air Pollution

Sarah Allen, Rocket Contributor

April 17, 2018

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Think about how much time we spend indoors every day. Whether we’re cramming in the library, decompressing in the student center, or ignoring our responsibilities with a Netflix binge, most of us are guilty of being cooped up...

University’s brand-new debate team competes nationally, SRU freshman places fourth

Taylor Akers, Rocket Contributor

April 16, 2018

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Earlier this month, members of the newly formed Slippery Rock University’s Debate Society competed in the National Educational Debate Association’s National Debate Tournament at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Coached...

KINGS Org. hosts presentation and discussion about the N-word

Megan Bush, Campus Life Editor

April 13, 2018

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Passionate students filled the lecture hall in Eisenberg with discussion and debate about the N-word and its prominence in today’s society.  KINGS Org. hosted the event Wednesday evening with a goal of educating and opening...

Communication department holds town hall meeting during week-long department celebration

Kathryn Kinder, Rocket Contributor

April 12, 2018

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On Friday, April 6, Lambda Pi Eta held a “town hall” meeting in the ATS auditorium. Lambda Pi Eta is the Communication Honorary and consists of mainly Communication majors. This town hall meeting was for students in the Communication...

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