• RUN OR DYE! SRU hosts first ever Color the Rock 5k

    RUN OR DYE! SRU hosts first ever Color the Rock 5k

    Julie Jurich and Heather McClure

    April 17, 2014

    An explosion of color covered Slippery Rock University’s campus on Sunday for the first ever on-campus Color The Rock, which raised $2,200 for a start up scholarship fund through the University Program Board. The UPB’s Community Service Committee’s Color the Rock 125th Anniversary Celebration 5k... READ MORE »»

    SRU welcomed their first annual Color the Rock 5K run, raising $2,200 for a scholarship fund. The event brought out 300 students who were sprayed with various colors after every lap.

    Rebecca Marcucci / Rebecca Dietrich

  • Miller shutdown relocates departments

    Miller shutdown relocates departments

    Rachel Konieczny, Rocket Contributor

    April 17, 2014

    The $24.6 million construction plan for the Performing Arts Center, replacing Miller Auditorium, was reassessed and under review by the Slippery Rock University Council of Trustees. Due to a decline in enrollment and Commonwealth funding, the university is re-examining all campus expenditures, according... READ MORE »»

    Theatre faculty member Rebecca Morrice, Art major Emily Smith and Public Relations major Lexi Caccese work on costumes in the basement of the University Union, because Miller Auditorium is closed. Renovations of the auditorium have recently been delayed.

    Haley Barnes

  • Misunderstandings, cheating areas of concern for online-only classes

    Misunderstandings, cheating areas of concern for online-only classes

    The Rocket

    April 17, 2014

    While many universities are pushing online programs because they are an easy way to get higher enrollment (not to mention they are more cost effective), there are several advantages to traditional classroom learning that can’t be denied.  Classroom learning typically offers a multi-sensory appeal.... READ MORE »»

  • Griffins take series over SRU baseball

    Griffins take series over SRU baseball

    Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor

    April 17, 2014

    The Slippery Rock baseball team dropped three out of four games against the first place Seton Hill Griffins this past weekend. Slippery Rock, who is in third place in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference-Western Division, was defeated 4-1 in game one on Saturday. Seton Hill carried their momentum... READ MORE »»

    Sophomore second baseman Jordan Faretta and senior right fielder Brandon Myers rush towards each other and are unable to stop after a miscommunication on a shallow pop-up to right field during last Saturday's doubleheader against Seton Hill University.

    Rebecca Dietrich

Search for Vice President of Student Affairs includes late nights for candidates, reflective of student life

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor

Late nights are not out of the ordinary for students at Slippery Rock University, and according to Robert Watson, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs, anyone holding... read story

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Miller shutdown relocates departments

Miller shutdown relocates departments

Rachel Konieczny, Rocket Contributor

The $24.6 million construction plan for the Performing Arts Center, replacing Miller Auditorium, was reassessed and under review by the Slippery Rock University Council of... read story

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Lacrosse continues success against Edinboro

Lacrosse continues success against Edinboro

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor

Thanks to a stifling defensive attack and 29 forced turnovers, the SRU women’s lacrosse team (5-8, 2-6 PSAC) outfought the Fighting Scots of Edinboro (7-6, 3-6 PSAC) in... read story

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Former Pittsburgh Penguin Ryan Malone during a shift with his current team, the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Malone is currently under investigation after being arrested for a DUI and possesion of cocaine.

Malone’s arrest raises concerns in NHL

April 17, 2014

Senior Nikolina Grbac returns a serve against the Seton Hill Griffins on April 8.  Grbac was victorious in both of her doubles matches in the Bloomsburg Duals this past weekend.

Women’s tennis takes two at Bloomsburg

April 17, 2014

Sophomore second baseman Jordan Faretta and senior right fielder Brandon Myers rush towards each other and are unable to stop after a miscommunication on a shallow pop-up to right field during last Saturday's doubleheader against Seton Hill University.

Griffins take series over SRU baseball

April 17, 2014

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Staff Profile

Alex Mowrey, Photo Editor
Alex Mowrey

Photo Editor

 ”The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”   –Dorothea Lange  Anyone can buy a camera and take pictures but it takes a special person to be able to look... Read more »

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Misunderstandings, cheating areas of concern for online-only classes

Misunderstandings, cheating areas of concern for online-only classes

The Rocket

While many universities are pushing online programs because they are an easy way to get higher enrollment (not to mention they are more cost effective), there are several... read story

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