Students celebrate holidays around the world

Students celebrate holidays around the world

Stephanie Cheek, Assistant Campus Life Editor
December 4, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Most SRU students are most familiar with the holiday of Christmas, but at the end of the year there are a lot more holidays that people of all different religions and nationalities celebrate every year. Each booth at SRU’s Holidays Around the World event featured an organization that demonstrates... Read more »

Disney’s Frozen, a holiday hit for families

Disney’s Frozen, a holiday hit for families

Jimmy Graner, Rocket Contributor
December 4, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Disney is known for producing some of the best-animated films ever. The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid are just some of the most famous. To gain much popularity though, such films must stand out from others. In order to do this, they must bring to the table the power of laughter,... Read more »

Style improvement advice, trendy-chic celebs featured in how-to fashion book

Katie Ellis, "ROCK'n Fashion"
December 4, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

The fashion industry is a multi-faceted, billion dollar business that is comprised of numerous moving parts, some of which are recognized monthly whenever magazines hit store shelves or seasonally whenever the latest fashions make their runway debut. Countless books have also been published recognizing... Read more »

SLAB students share poetry

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor
November 25, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Students gathered to hear their peers read original work at the latest Bailey Vox reading series, sponsored by SLAB, in the Spotts World Culture Building on Thursday evening. Gathered underneath the warm and inviting glow of twinkle lights in a rainbow of colors, thirty students sat intently listening... Read more »

La Famiglia restaurant: cheers and jeers

La Famiglia restaurant: cheers and jeers

Stephanie Cheek, Pinch Me, I Must Be Eating
November 20, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

If there was one word to describe the newest Italian joint in town, La Famiglia, it would be "inconsistent." I tried something a little different for this review; I went to the restaurant twice and got two very different experiences. La Famiglia is a family-run restaurant and the décor tells the... Read more »

Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack sure to set sparks for listeners

Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack sure to set sparks for listeners

Harmony Kasper, Rocket Contributor
November 20, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

The Hunger Games has become a global phenomenon.  The first film made enough money opening weekend to earn it the title as the third-largest movie release in North America.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is expected to double that with rave reviews flooding in. Before the debut of any major film,... Read more »

SRU honors Native American Celebration Day with cultural dress, traditional storytellings

SRU honors Native American Celebration Day with cultural dress, traditional storytellings

Janelle Wilson, Rocket Contributor
November 20, 2013
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia

Slippery Rock University brought in this year’s Native American Celebration Day with cultural dancing, craft making, and a Town Hall Discussion on the misrepresentation of Native American culture.  SRU professors Dr. Rachela Permenter, Frederick White, Pamela Soeder, and the Pittsburgh-based Council... Read more »

Eurythmics teaches music education

Eurythmics teaches music education

Jenna Rindy, Rocket Contributor
November 20, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Musical improvisation was explored through eurthymics with SRU's music therapy department, this past Tuesday during common hour. It focused on movement through music, also known as eurhythmics, and vocal improvisation. Instructor Laurie Jones from Seton Hill University in Greensburg led the group... Read more »

Holiday shopping guide for those on your list

Katie Ellis, ROCK'n Fashion
November 20, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Holiday shopping season is once again in full swing, which means that it’s time to start listening to all of the hints that your friends and family members are dropping about what they want for Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa. There’s no reason why “the most wonderful time of the year” has... Read more »

Oh the horror: American Horror Story star Evan Peters answers audience questions

Oh the horror: American Horror Story star Evan Peters answers audience questions

Amber Cannon, Rocket Contributor
November 14, 2013
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia

Usually on Wednesday nights, several students sit in front of their televisions to watch the hit show American Horror Story (AHS). This week, students got a double dose of AHS when Evan Peters paid a visit to campus on Wednesday night in the Student Center Ballroom. Evans entered the Student Center... Read more »