• Anonymous artist chalks giant squid

    Anonymous artist chalks giant squid

    Kevin Squires, Editor-in-Chief

    September 16, 2014

    Slippery Rock University students walking from the dorms to their 8 a.m. class Monday morning may have been shocked to see a giant squid in front of Building D. The squid, a chalk drawing by an anonymous artist under the pseudonym SRUBanksy, featured a message that read “Mondays suck, here’s a squid,”... READ MORE »»

    A giant squid was drawn in front of Building D Monday by an anonymous artist under the pseudonym SRUBanksy. The piece featured a message that read “Mondays suck, here’s a squid,” and included #SRUBanksy. Within the first day of the drawing, students have commented that it's "#amazingart" and "AWESOME" on twitter as well as complimenting the artist’s talent.

    Photograph from Twitter (@SRUBanksy)

  • Helicopter parents ruin college life

    Helicopter parents ruin college life

    The Rocket

    September 11, 2014

    For students at Slippery Rock University, college is the first fundamental step in moving into adulthood. For many, it is their first time living away from someone that needs to know where they are every minute of the day; it is an escape from the constant nagging to clean... READ MORE »»

  • Dance majors of SRU cast in a new film

    Dance majors of SRU cast in a new film

    Amber Cannon, Assistant News Editor

    September 11, 2014

    Eleven SRU dancers were offered the opportunity to star in a dance film directed by Marta Renzi.  Director and international filmmaker, Marta Renzi has been working side by side with SRU Dance professor, Dr. Jennifer Keller and... READ MORE »»

    SRU dance students rehearse for the dance film that will be directed by Marta Renzi. Eleven students were chosen for the film, this being their first time on camera. The film is planning to be released during the student dance concert in Feb. 2015.

    Rebecca Dietrich

  • TRAILS program receives $19,000 in grants to help individuals with autism

    TRAILS program receives $19,000 in grants to help individuals with autism

    Stephanie Cheek, Rocket Contributor

    September 11, 2014

    This year marks the second year that the Therapeutic Recreation: Accessing Independent Leisure and Social Skills, TRAILS, program will be helping those in the autism spectrum community learn social skills, teamwork, communication, and have fun all while doing it. ... READ MORE »»

    Students from therapeutic recreation professor Dr. Elizabeth Kemeny's TRAILS program work to plant a garden with the teens that participate in the program.

    Courtesy of Dr. Elizabeth Kemeny

  • Football rallies for first win

    Football rallies for first win

    Brian Hepfinger, Sports Editor

    September 11, 2014

    The Slippery Rock University football team (1-0) overcame a 20-point deficit in the first half against Kutztown University (0-1) Saturday and scored 37 unanswered points to win the game. SRU won 37-26. Kutztown scored 20 points... READ MORE »»

    Junior wide receiver Jaimire Dutrieuille breaks free from a Kutztown defender on Saturday. Dutrieulle had four receptions for 42 yards in their season opener.

    Alex Mowrey

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Dance majors of SRU cast in a new film

Dance majors of SRU cast in a new film

Amber Cannon, Assistant News Editor

Eleven SRU dancers were offered the opportunity to star in a dance film directed by Marta Renzi.  Director...  Read More »

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Helicopter parents ruin college life

Helicopter parents ruin college life

The Rocket

For students at Slippery Rock University, college is the first fundamental step in moving into adulthood. For many, it is their first time living...  Read More »

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