SRU in running to be named “College of the Year” by American Red Cross

SRU in running to be named “College of the Year” by American Red Cross

Amber Cannon, Rocket Contributor
February 13, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Every year, The American Red Cross awards a college or university with the College of the Year title. This year, Slippery Rock is in the running. With plenty blood drives happening yearly, along with the numerous amount of donors, it is no question that Slippery Rock is the university to beat for the... Read more »

Use Condom Sense

Use Condom Sense

Stephanie Cheek, Assistant Campus Life Editor
February 13, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia

The Safer Sex Olympics, Condom Bingo, Sex, Drugs and Pop Culture, and Beers Cheers and Fears are common programs and events that are heard around campus that are held by the HOPE Peer Educators. “Our job is to spread awareness about health on and off campus,” Rachel Mortimer, 21, a junior art... Read more »

Fashion magazines should feature new faces, be realistic

Fashion magazines should feature new faces, be realistic

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor
February 11, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Magazines are the fashion industry’s most recognized and popular way for women to get their information on the latest trends popping up throughout the year.  All magazines cover topics like what to wear on a date, how to properly contour makeup, and hair products to use for every hair type, but how... Read more »

“It’s Girl Code”: MTV star Carly Aquilino discusses the show’s impact, shares laughs

“It’s Girl Code”: MTV star Carly Aquilino discusses the show’s impact, shares laughs

Rebecca Marcucci, Campus Life Editor
February 6, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia

Gather ‘round ladies, it’s Girl Code! With fire engine-red hair and a nasally, optimistic voice similar to Fran Drescher’s, there’s no denying Carly Aquilino, 23, stands out from the cast of MTV’s Girl Code. Though Aquilino appears much shorter and petite in person compared to the small... Read more »

You love us, but we’re idiots: Guy Code

You love us, but we’re idiots: Guy Code

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
February 6, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Put down the beer and buffalo chicken dip and pick up your Pinot Grigio and P90X because this is “Guy Code”. Star of MTV’s “Guy Code” and “Girl Code” Chris Distefano came to Slippery Rock University Tuesday night to entertain students with a stand-up act. Fully confident in his sensitivity,... Read more »

Duck Dynasty and Bachelor comments raise questions about publicity

Duck Dynasty and Bachelor comments raise questions about publicity

Rebecca Marcucci, Campus Life Editor
February 6, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Prepare yourself for the rose ceremony. Oh no, what kind of mischief did the Duck Dynasty clan get themselves into this time? There’s no doubt reality TV shows like to instill a certain degree of shock and awe among their viewership. The scene before a commercial break will usually set up an awkward... Read more »

Fashion bloggers take industry by storm, increase fame

Fashion bloggers take industry by storm, increase fame

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor
February 5, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

The fashion world has been turned upside down by the overwhelming rise in popularity of bloggers and vloggers in the last few years.  Girls across the country are taking to their computers to share their love of everything from fashion to decorating tips to beauty advice, and they are turning their... Read more »

Not Your Average Internship

Not Your Average Internship

Stephanie Cheek, Assistant Campus Life Editor
January 30, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Many majors at SRU require that students complete an internship before they can graduate. Education majors are no different, but instead of interning with a company, they have to experience student teaching, where they go into the classroom and become a teacher for a semester. “While other internships... Read more »

Seniors share SRU bucket lists, what to experience before graduation

Amber Cannon, Rocket Contributor
January 30, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia

When making a bucket list, many people construct their list based off of what celebrity they want to marry, becoming famous, or travelling the world. As seniors prepare for graduation, they begin to construct bucket lists of their own. Between now and May, several seniors are trying to experience as... Read more »

Students vow to continue reveling in New Year’s resolutions

Jenna Rindy, Rocket Contributor
January 30, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

The new year of 2014 has brought some unique New Year’s resolution ideas to students. Many are bundling up tightly to head off to the ARC, or to a nearby volunteer center to uphold their resolutions. Freshman accounting major, Leanne McDermott, 18 said she is pushing herself to perform better academically. “I... Read more »