The Rocket

Professors allowed to commercialize personal research under new law

Erica Kurvach, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2012

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SRU professors plan to take advantage of the Commonwealth Higher Education Modernization Act that PASSHE Chancellor  John Cavanaugh presented last Thursday at an Entrepreneurial Forum. Last Thursday, Cavanaugh spoke about...

APSCUF prepares for strike authorization vote

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

October 25, 2012

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The Student Government Association (SGA) rallied in the quad Tuesday afternoon in order to spread awareness of APSCUF’s upcoming strike authorization vote. Immediate past president of the SRU chapter of APSCUF, Dr. Jace Condravy...

Police Blotter

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2012

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Magistrate Oct. 3 – Charles T. Wilcox, 69, was seen for sexual abuse of children – possession of child pornography, corruption of minors, unlawful contact with a minor (sexual offender), indecent assault to a person less...

Co-Op freezes UPB stipends

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2012

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The Board of Cooperative Activities froze several stipends for positions currently not being filled by the University Program Board Thursday. The positions of Vice President of Concerts and Vice President of Cultural Arts,...

SGA plans APSCUF advocacy event

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2012

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The Slippery Rock Student Government Association announced plans Monday to hold an advocacy event regarding the ongoing APSCUF and PASSHE negotiations. The event will be held next Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 12 to 2 p.m. in the...

Professors predict an Obama victory

Catie Clark and Jonathan Janasik

October 18, 2012

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Tuesday night’s debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Gov. Mitt Romney sparked the attention of millions of Americans. The debate, which was held at Hofstra University in New York, left many voters including...

New university nature trails in planning stages

Harmony Kasper, Rocket Contributor

October 18, 2012

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A public meeting was held on Tuesday in the Ballroom of the Robert M. Smith Student Center discussing the development of new nature trails and improvements to the existing ones on Slippery Rock’s campus. Christine McHenry-Glenn,...

SRU adopts new weapons policy

Erica Kurvach, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2012

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Share on email 1 The Slippery Rock University cabinet approved SRU’s new weapon policy in August to prohibit all students, faculty and visitors from possessing any weapon in university owned or operated buildings that are not authorized by police. RockPride Online published a...

PASSHE declines arbitration, APSCUF to vote on strike authorization

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

October 18, 2012

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APSCUF is considering passing a strike authorization after contract negotiations with PASSHE continue for over two years with little progress. Dr. Patrick Burkhart, professor of geology and President of the SRU chapter of Association...

Police Blotter

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

October 4, 2012

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Campus Sept. 29 – Robert Morris, 18, was charged with possession of paraphernalia, disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness after a report of a verbal disturbance on Kiester Road. Sept. 29 – There was a report of...

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