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 »

Actresses overcompensate for no roles

Actresses overcompensate for no roles

Katie Ellis
November 13, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

As an entertainer, you want to be recognized for your craft more than the way you dress.  Whenever stars attend more events than the amount of days they work in a year, it’s likely that they’ll become better known for their appearance than for what they do. Although it’s a privilege for stars... Read more »

Panel discusses Middle Eastern protests

Panel discusses Middle Eastern protests

Jenna Rindy, Rocket Contributor
November 13, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

Topics concerning the issues in the Middle East flew on Monday night’s panel discussion, “Promises and Perils: Perspectives on Social Changes in the Middle East." Issues pertaining to current events in both Egypt and Turkey were discussed in depth. Prompter and moderator was Dr. Eric Tuten, from... Read more »

ROTC soldier says “HOOAH” to scholarship

ROTC soldier says “HOOAH” to scholarship

Rebecca Marcucci, Campus Life Editor
November 7, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

With SRU being a nationally recognized Military-Friendly school, they are proud to award their Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) students with various scholarships they can apply for. For junior criminology and criminal justice major, Geurin Barrows, 20, being awarded an active duty scholarship... Read more »

SRU’s FMLA Organization hosts Take Back the Night

SRU’s FMLA Organization hosts Take Back the Night

Amber Cannon, Rocket Contributor
November 7, 2013
Filed under Campus Life

“This is me taking a stand and saying no more violence on this campus for men and women. They should feel safe on their college campus,” passionate Political Science professor, Dr. Heather Frederick, said about the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance’s (FMLA) hosted event Take Back the Night... Read more »