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Technology Learning Center in library begins new library expansion project

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2013

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Bailey Library’s Technology Learning Center has started an expansion project that will be completed throughout the spring semester. The expansion will include the addition of multiple private study rooms equipped with collaborative...

New writing requirements shift away from English department

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

December 7, 2012

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Slippery Rock University recently removed the liberal arts requirement that required all students to take two college writing courses, causing debate about how writing competency should be demonstrated. Provost and Vice President...

Police Blotter

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

December 7, 2012

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Campus Nov. 30 –Marvell Johnson, 21, was cited with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Nov. 30 – There was a report of a vehicle being hit by another at Boozel Dining Hall. The case is under investigation. Dec....

Justice League of Physics approved by SGA

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

December 7, 2012

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The Student Government Association approved two new organizations Monday. The Justice League of Physics was approved as a new organization Monday evening. The league, which previously had been named Physics Club, are trying...

SRU Senior wins PennACE student of the year for interning at nonprofit in Jamaica

Erica Kurvach, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2012

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The first SRU student to win the PennACE JoAnne Day Student of the Year won $500 in the nonprofit category for the statewide competition this year. The other two winners are Emily Galli, Penn State University, for the technical...

SRU student starts ‘Terracyling’ recycling program

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

December 7, 2012

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A Slippery Rock University student is starting a new recycling initiative called Terracycling, which involves recycling goods that are not traditionally recyclable. The Terracycle Company gives back to those who recycle these...

SRU Starts Terracycling

December 6, 2012

Police Blotter

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

November 30, 2012

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Magistrate Nov. 28 – Chelsey Werner, 20, of Greensville, Pa., was seen for manufacture, delivery of possession with intent to manufacture or deliver; possession of a controlled substance by a person not regulated, and use/possession...

Co-Op freezes budget

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

November 30, 2012

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The Board of Cooperative Activities announced Thursday that the budget for next year will not be increased for any student organizations. Co-Op approved a zero percent budget increase for 2013 – 2014 academic year. According...

SGA changes constitution, adds four new positions

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

November 30, 2012

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The Student Government Association approved constitutional changes last Monday that would allow senators to maintain their position while student teaching, studying abroad or taking an internship. SGA held an open forum before...

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