Princesses Diana and Kate among royal fashion icons of their reigning decade

Katie Ellis, ROCK'n Fashion
April 25, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Once a generation a woman becomes a princess and lives a fairy tale life full of happily ever afters.  Lady Diana Spencer became a princess 32 years ago when she married her prince at just 20 years old, and Kate Middleton transformed from a commoner into a real life Cinderella just two years ago. ... Read more »

Oblivion movie featuring Tom Cruise set in end of Earth times

Oblivion movie featuring Tom Cruise set in end of Earth times

Jimmy Graner, Jimmy G's Rock Reviews
April 25, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Film: "Oblivion" 4 Stars Time and time again, the film industry produces countless films involving the end of mankind on Earth. Things like aliens, zombies, and disease are the usual suspects of this nature. However, no matter what the case may be, each one tries to pull away from the others... Read more »

American Cancer Society provides new information concerning cancer

Janelle Wilson, Rocket Contributor
April 25, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Each year in the United States, thousands of cases of cancer are diagnosed each day. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2013 alone, approximately 1.6 million cases of cancer will be diagnosed. Though the death counts are considerably lower than the vast amount of diagnoses, they still reach... Read more »

SRU English professor shares overcoming journey with battling cancer

SRU English professor shares overcoming journey with battling cancer

Rebecca Marcucci, Assistant Campus Life Editor
April 25, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

“Cancer is the best, worst thing that’s ever happened to me.” Looking back, SRU English professor Dr. Myra Balok had these words to say about her battle with uterine cancer five years ago. “When you get that call it already sounds like you’re in the grave,” Balok said. “My doctor... Read more »

SRU celebrates Earth Day with two weeks of events

Stephanie Cheek
April 24, 2013
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia

  Earth Day 2013 at the Slippery Rock University campus was not a day but two weeks of events. The celebration included a film festival, a carnival, a TOMs Awareness Walk, and even a competition called Canned Castles. SRU has been celebrating Earth Day since the year 1990, but this is the... Read more »

A week of art: 12th Annual Kaleidoscope Arts Festival brings culture to Slippery Rock

A week of art: 12th Annual Kaleidoscope Arts Festival brings culture to Slippery Rock

Janelle WIlson, Rocket Contributor
April 18, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

The 12th Annual Kaleidoscope Arts Festival made its way to Slippery Rock for another two weeks to bring art, dance, music and theater to the university. The festival is being directed by Dr. Colleen Reilly of the theater department. In her third year as director, she says that the festival is, “a... Read more »

Biopic on Jackie Robinson’s legacy powerful, inspirational

Biopic on Jackie Robinson’s legacy powerful, inspirational

Jimmy Graner, Jimmy G's Rock Reviews
April 18, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Film: "42" 4.5 Stars The sport of baseball, which dates back as early as the 18th century, is now recognized and will continue to be recognized as a national sport as well as a great American pastime. So much has happened up to this point in time that has not only changed the way the sport is played,... Read more »

Drug store summer beauty kits have products for beach hair and glowing skin

Katie Ellis, ROCK'n Fashion
April 18, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Hallelujah!  There is only a month left of school until summer commences and staying up late, sleeping until noon, and hanging out with friends nonstop takes the place of the normal school routine.  In order to spend as much time as possible enjoying your summer vacation, now is the opportune time... Read more »

One Day Without Shoes leaves footprints of awareness

One Day Without Shoes leaves footprints of awareness

Amber Cannon, Rocket Contributor
April 18, 2013
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia

Imagine walking through SRU everyday barefoot or having no way to get shoes. SRU's TOMS club raised global awareness on the health and education of children on their One Day Without Shoes event Tuesday afternoon. The TOMS club originated in August 2012 when junior  early  and special education major... Read more »

Getting ripped: “Mr. SRU” lightweight winner Jim Grafe competes in his third consecutive show

Getting ripped: “Mr. SRU” lightweight winner Jim Grafe competes in his third consecutive show

Madeline Williams, Sports Editor
April 11, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

For the first time since taking the stage in his teal speedo at the Mr. and Mrs. SRU Bodybuilding and Figure Show last weekend, senior sport management major Jim Grafe, 22, is heading back to the Aebersold Student Recreation Center to get a solid lift in. With his family loudly cheering in the front... Read more »