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 »

Theatre and art departments collaborate on Richard III

Theatre and art departments collaborate on Richard III

Stephanie Cheek, Assistant Campus Life Editor
November 14, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

In random places across campus, students may see a large cut-out of a scarred and hunchbacked man making a grimacing face. This person-sized poster is an advertisement for the theatre department’s upcoming performance of Shakespeare's, Richard III on Nov. 15, and 17 through 21 at 7:30 pm and on Nov.... Read more »

New CareBreak locations announced for volunteers

Maria Heintzinger, Rocket Contributor
November 14, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

The Spring CareBreaks locations for 2014 were announced Tuesday by the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership (CSIL). The eight different locations announced include Wisconsin, Virginia, Georgia, Philadelphia, Kentucky, Florida, and two in Tennessee.  These service trips will be taking place... Read more »

Last Vegas: feel-good, middle-age hit

Jimmy Graner, Rocket Contributor
November 14, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Las Vegas: a place for partying, gambling, celebration, and of course bachelor parties. That’s the case for four friends who decide to go crazy one last time before one of them gets hitched. But things aren’t as smooth as they seem as far as friendship goes between them. It’s up to a beautiful... Read more »

Environmental board discusses pros of buying local and organic

Environmental board discusses pros of buying local and organic

Amber Cannon, Rocket Contributor
November 13, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

When buying groceries, we almost always try to find the best sales. On Tuesday night at the Macoskey Center, a panel of farmers explained how buying organic and local foods helps save time and money. As the panel started, Eric Rifenberrick, one of the panelist from Pine Run Farm,surveyed students... Read more »