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Board of Governors agrees on President Norton’s $225,000 salary

Jonathan Janasik, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2012

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SRU’s new President Dr. Cheryl Norton’s salary was agreed upon earlier this month by the Board of Governors. Kenn Marshall, media relations manager for PASSHE (Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education), revealed that...

Country artist outsells rap star at SRU

Kaitlyn Yeager, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2012

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The spring concerts, hosted by the University Program Board, will be held this Sunday and Monday in the Aebersold Recreation Center, featuring up and coming artists Brantley Gilbert and Big Sean. Gilbert, a country artist,...

Multiple bomb threats disrupt Pitt campus

Jonathan Janasik, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2012

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The University of Pittsburgh has received over 60 anonymous bomb threats since the beginning of February, including threats Thursday morning and 12 threats Monday. The threats have caused students at Slippery Rock University...

Police Blotter

Steph Holsinger, Assistant News Editor

April 20, 2012

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Borough   April 14- John Muron Jr., 24, was cited for an open container of alcohol.   April 14- Lauren McIlravey, 21, was cited for public drunkenness.   April 14- Robert Emig, 22, was cited for...

AVI makes effort to be more eco-friendly at SRU

Steph Holsinger, Assistant News Editor

April 20, 2012

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Over the past year, food services at Slippery Rock University have implemented various environmentally friendly “green” initiatives to help improve the food and campus overall. AVI Fresh, which supplies the food at the...

Increase in demand leads to more online courses

Will DeShong, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2012

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Universities around the nation are continuing to implement more online courses each year, but skepticism amongst some students and faculty members alike bring concern that these new web based courses don’t hold up to the traditional...

Condravy steps down as SRU APSCUF President, recommends Burkhart

Jonathan Janasik, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2012

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The  2012 Spring Academic Assembly was held in Swope auditorium Tuesday in order to discuss the “State of the University” and to honor SRU’s long term faculty members. After being APSCUF President of the SRU chapter...

Police Blotter

Steph Holsinger, Assistant News Editor

April 13, 2012

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Borough     March 15- Christopher Puff Jr., 21, was cited for theft of services.   March 17- Joseph P. Pearce, 21, was cited for a DUI.   March 29- Tyne Merriman, 22, Jessica Protzman,...

SRU student wins $1,000 in business pitch competition

Kaitlyn Yeager, Rocket Contributor

April 13, 2012

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Junior marketing major, Kyle Frank, took home a $1,000 cash prize Friday, April 6 as the winner of the “Rock the Boat” Business Pitch Competition held at the University Club in North Hall. Frank, a 21 year old from Severna...

Norton takes on role of being first female president at SRU

Steph Holsinger, Assistant News Editor

April 13, 2012

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Dr. Cheryl Norton, who was named as the first female president of Slippery Rock University last Thursday, will begin serving our campus on June 4. Norton, who grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, completed her bachelor’s degree in...

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