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
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia, Showcase

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 »

13th Annual Kaleidoscope Arts Festival welcomes fine entertainment

Jessica Funk, Rocket Contributor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

SRU's 13th Annual Kaleidoscope Arts Festival opens the eyes of the community.  The festival will showcase the talents of various Slippery Rock students in the areas of music, dance, theatre and visual arts as well as the talents of nationally and internationally renowned guest performers and artists. Now... Read more »

Kaleidoscope festival kicks off with an Edgy Greek Tragedy

Kaleidoscope festival kicks off with an Edgy Greek Tragedy

Jillian Wilcox, Rocket Contributor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia

‘Electra: A Modern Gothic’, based off the Greek tragedy by Sophocles, marked the beginning of the Kaleidoscope Festival with its student performance Tuesday. The play was shown Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the University Union MPR.  There was also a special sold-out performance Thursday... Read more »

RJ Mitte opened eyes to disabilities in pop culture

RJ Mitte opened eyes to disabilities in pop culture

Mary Leach, Copy Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia

Mitte was in the right place at the right time when he began to pursue his career in acting. His younger sister got her start when she was discovered by a casting director at a Houston water park. The Louisiana natives moved to Los Angeles to support her career, but Mitte was soon approached about the... Read more »

Winter Soldier challenges quality of Marvel films to come

Winter Soldier challenges quality of Marvel films to come

Jimmy Graner, Rocket Contributor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

For those of us who’ve been around for a while, Superman and Batman instantly pop into our minds as heroes. For those who are just joining us, The Avengers are heroes. Either way, each hero comes with their own ability and style of using their superpowers. This time around, it just happens to be Captain... Read more »

Young, successful actresses named newest beauty ambassadors

Young, successful actresses named newest beauty ambassadors

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Becoming the face of an international beauty brand is an honor reserved for women who are trendsetters, tastemakers, and of course, genetically gifted.  Among the latest group of fresh faced stars to be thrust into the spotlight as the faces of iconic brands are Lupita Nyong’o, Bella Thorne, and Blake... Read more »

Humans vs. Zombies game ends in a draw

Humans vs. Zombies game ends in a draw

Rebecca Marcucci, Campus Life Editor
April 10, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Their bandanas are tied, their foam Nerf dart blasters are loaded and their sock bombs are ready to stun. The Walking Dead of SRU have infected vigilant students. But who will become limping zombie food as the dawn of the dead rise? It’s zombie killing time. SRU’s annual campus-wide Humans vs.... Read more »

Eco-friendly fashions appeal to college student affordability

Katie Ellis, "Rock'n Fashion"
April 10, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Taking care of the environment doesn’t have to stop with the simple act of recycling water bottles and used newspapers, thanks to fashion brands they are making it easier for the fashion obsessed to help the planet.  A number of companies including growing brands and established retailers offer products... Read more »

Students display research at symposium

Students display research at symposium

Kelsey Reese, Rocket Contributor
April 10, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Students from various majors at Slippery Rock participated in the 2014 Research Symposium on Thursday, April 10. The annual symposium is an opportunity for students from several departments to present research projects they have created at SRU. For the event, students can present their work in poster... Read more »

SRU student enriched through cultural experience

Harmony Kasper
April 10, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

I always try to live my days to the fullest.  That's why my favorite phrase is "carpe diem".  I believe in and love this Latin saying that means "seize the day" so much that I am about to get it tattooed on me (surprise mom and dad!).  When I think about only having one life to live on this planet,... Read more »