Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” features excellent casting decisions

Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” features excellent casting decisions

Jimmy Graner, Rocket Contributor
April 9, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Wes Anderson isn’t your ordinary, everyday human being when it comes to working in the movie industry. Known primarily for having a unique style when it comes to writing and directing, the finishing product will leave anyone feeling bewildered, but at the same time serene. Anderson puts time and effort... Read more »

Eco-friendly fashions appeal to college student affordability

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor
April 9, 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 the brands that are making it easier for the fashion obsessed to help the planet.  A number of companies from growing brands to established retailers offer products made... Read more »

American Sign Language comedians illustrate immersion into the deaf community

American Sign Language comedians illustrate immersion into the deaf community

Rebecca Marcucci, Campus Life Editor
April 3, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia

During the course of his childhood in the 70s, his face was glued to his television set studying the art of comedy from Richard Pryor, Steve Martin, Bob Newhart and countless others. From watching the comedy greats, soon Keith Wann began performing stand-up routines on his own. Though Wann admit... Read more »

Sing Along to the Broadway Cabaret

Sing Along to the Broadway Cabaret

Stephanie Cheek, Assistant Campus Life Editor
April 3, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

How many theatre productions exist where the audience can see musical numbers such as “Greased Lightning” from Grease, “Footloose” from Footloose, and “OMIGod You Guys” from Legally Blonde? These were only three of the many musical numbers performed at this Spring’s Broadway Cabaret. It... Read more »

Kim and Kanye to grace the cover of Vogue?

Kim and Kanye to grace the cover of Vogue?

Katie Ellis , Rocket Contributor
April 3, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Recognized around the world as the “fashion bible”, Vogue is known for setting trends, making headlines, and being the foremost authority on the happenings of the fashion industry.  Its storied legacy began in the United States in December 1892 and still remains strong in April 2014, as it has since... Read more »

Natili North: a Classic Italian Dive

Stephanie Cheek, Pinch Me, I Must Be Eating
April 3, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Walking around downtown Butler, the town is rustic, full of history, and at times in need of a new coat of paint. This town is the perfect location for this little dive, Natili North, whose food is rustic, delicious, and taste of authentic Italian cuisine. Walking into the Italian restaurant you first... Read more »

Aspiring SRU entrepreneurs “Rock the Boat”

Aspiring SRU entrepreneurs “Rock the Boat”

Amber Cannon, Rocket Contributor
April 3, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Everybody dreams of being an inventor or running a business at some point in their life. There are many people aspiring to be the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, or Vera Wang. What if you could actually make those dreams into a reality? Being an entrepreneur takes a lot of hard work and involves several... Read more »

How I Met Your Mother writers made fans “Wait for it…”

How I Met Your Mother writers made fans “Wait for it…”

Rebecca Marcucci, Campus Life Editor
April 1, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

If you’re one of the people who have made it to the middle of season 5 of How I Met Your Mother on Netflix, stop reading immediately! Seriously, abandon ship! I will spoil things for you and I can’t be held responsible for your own negligence. So here is your disclaimer. Stop reading! I hope only... Read more »

Hope in the face of the Holocaust

Hope in the face of the Holocaust

Stephanie Cheek, Assistant Campus Life Editor
March 27, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

When students hear the word Holocaust, thoughts of death, Hitler, concentration camps, gas chambers, and the Jewish community at the time fill their heads. Dr. Paul R. Bartrop, Professor of History at the Florida Gulf Coast University, devoted time to focus on the evil seen during Holocaust, but also... Read more »

SRU celebrates its 125th birthday, Green and White Society prepares the party

SRU celebrates its 125th birthday, Green and White Society prepares the party

Jenna Rindy, Rocket Contributor
March 27, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Photo Slideshows

A campus wide birthday bash was held to celebrate SRU's 125th anniversary. If students and faculty were observing the happenings on campus this Wednesday, they may have noticed the plethora of green and white balloons around the Smith Student Center. Some may have even ventured inside, to discover the... Read more »