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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Election insights: Mastriano vs Shapiro

CONTENT WARNING: This article discusses potentially sensitive topics. Please use caution before reading. With midterm elections right around the corner on Nov. 8, The Rocket...

Homecoming sends SRU down memory lane

SRU’s 2022 homecoming week, celebrated from Oct. 10-15, featured student royalty, mascots and a heavy dose of nostalgia.   Seniors Scott Hardy and Pasha Avdejevs were crowned homecoming...

Gender Studies codirector ‘making no decisions’ about retirement 

CONTENT WARNING: This article contains mentions of suicide. Please use caution before reading.  After leading the Gender Studies Department for 12 years, Cindy LaCom (they/them)...

Fighting food insecurity on and off campus

Thirty-four percent of college students are food insecure, along with 10.4% of Butler County residents, according to the Institute for Nonprofit Leadership (INL). To...

Rock outmatches Gannon in 40-14 win

Every parking lot on the SRU campus was full of people as The Rock welcomed home alumni from all over. All the festivities led...

Opinion | An ode to fall on campus

As Pennsylvania air holds me in its embrace,  I am greeted by leaves of orange, yellow, and red;  The crisp autumn wind whips my pink-highlighted face,  And...

Rock football falls to IUP

The rain kept pouring down all day, and as the bad weather continued so did the sloppy play of football by both teams. To...

The extraordinary Boozel Deb

Nearly everyone on campus knows Boozel Deb, checking in students with an eternally positive attitude. But far fewer people know Deb Mellor, accidental SRU...

Nearly 90 years of The Rocket

More than 104 years after the first edition of the Slippery Rocket, The Rocket is still standing strong with 14 staff members and a...

Aly eyes title

Hossam Aly is no stranger to comeback stories. His path to playing time at The Rock was anything but a free right of passage. As...
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