The Rocket

Police Blotter

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

November 8, 2012

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Borough Nov. 1 – There was a report of theft from a motor vehicle. $10 was allegedly stolen from a wallet. Nov. 4 – Alexandria Lagnese, 20, was cited with DUI. Nov. 5 – There was a report of criminal mischief....

“Up ’til 2 for St. Jude” becomes an official campus organization

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

November 8, 2012

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The Slippery Rock Student Government Association approved Up ‘til 2 for St. Jude as an official campus organization Monday night. The organization was named Program of the Year by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital last...

Search for new SRU Provost continues

Erica Kurvach, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2012

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The Provost Search Committee has been surveying five out of six provost finalists who have been visiting campus since October 18. Provost William Williams, who has held his title since 2003, is retiring by the end of this semester. The...

Study shows Pennsylvania universities struggling with liberal studies programs

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

November 8, 2012

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The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) gave SRU a ‘C’ on a report card released Monday that graded the quality of the liberal arts program. ACTA describes themselves as, “an independent, non-profit organization...

Republicans contemplate direction of party after close loss

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

November 8, 2012

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President Barack Obama was re-elected for another term Tuesday after a close popular vote. Obama, a Democrat, beat out opponent Republican Mitt Romney by two percent in the popular vote. Romney earned 48 percent, or 57,821,399,...

SGA Rally

October 25, 2012

Police Blotter

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

October 25, 2012

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Campus Oct. 20 – There was a report of harassment at the Police Station. The individual called in so the police were aware of the situation. Oct. 20 – There was a report of harassment at the Police Station. The individual...

Norton giving campus a ‘Botox’

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

October 25, 2012

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President Cheryl J. Norton begun “botoxing” the SRU campus. “I define botoxing simply as strategically designed initiatives that don’t require a lot of money but make an immediate and significant impact,” Norton explained....

SRU graduates carry heavy student loan debt

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

October 25, 2012

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The average undergraduate debt load after graduation at Slippery Rock University is $28,810, the second highest of PASSHE schools, according to a recent study. The study, which was released by the Project on Student Debt at...

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