Catie Clark, Asst. News Editor

Catie Clark, Asst. News Editor

August 8, 2013
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Some people say I’m crossing to the dark side, but I believe I’m preparing for my future in a unique way.     Many are surprised to find that I am a Public Relations major on the staff of The Rocket. Especially because I used to write for the News section, preferring to stay away from... Read more »

SRU’s Computer Science department to change major

Rocco Piccirilli, Rocket Contributor
May 2, 2013
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The Computer Science department approved a plan to change the Information Systems major Tuesday, April 16. In order to update the program, the department will offer a restructured version of the major starting the Fall 2013 semester. Changes to the department include the removal of higher level programming... Read more »

Author brings awareness to mental illness

Amber Cannon, Rocket Contributor
April 11, 2013
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“Society doesn’t recognize how hard it is to recover from a mental illness.” These are the words of the West Virginia University English professor and published author Dr. Mark Brazaitis Wednesday evening in the Advanced Science and Technology Hall (ATS) where he talked to students about his... Read more »

Rock Women’s Basketball falls to IUP

February 24, 2013
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Will Deshong Editor-In-Chief

Will Deshong Editor-In-Chief

January 8, 2013
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I have always had a strong interest in journalism and the media. I recall cutting sports articles out of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as a young child, and have been religiously following the Daily Show ever since I entered my teens. Last year I was sought out to write for the Rocket as a contributor,... Read more »

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

January 8, 2013
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I’ve heard quite frequently that nothing ever happens in Slippery Rock. As the News Editor of the Rocket, I believe that it’s my job to set the record straight. The news section of the Rocket publishes three to five articles per week. So logically this means that at least three to five things happen... Read more »

Andy Treese, Campus Life Editor

Andy Treese, Campus Life Editor

January 8, 2013
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“Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously.” - Hunter S. Thompson   As the quote suggests, I don't believe in taking life too seriously; I never have, and I never will. After all, no one gets out alive in the end. That being said, I also don't... Read more »

Madeline Williams, Sports Editor

Madeline Williams, Sports Editor

January 8, 2013
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Since I was a little girl, my life revolved around sports. If I wasn’t outside running or in the gym shooting hoops, I was watching SportsCenter or reading box scores and stats in the paper. In my high school english class, I discovered my writing skills and my knack for story telling. I knew sports... Read more »

Alex Mowrey, Photo Editor

Alex Mowrey, Photo Editor

January 8, 2013
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 ”The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”   –Dorothea Lange  Anyone can buy a camera and take pictures but it takes a special person to be able to look through that lens and make a work of art. This is something I have learned and developed over the past... Read more »

Steph Holsinger, Copy Editor

Steph Holsinger, Copy Editor

January 8, 2013
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“I confess to wincing every so often at a poorly chosen word, a mangled sentence, an expression of emotion that seems indulgent or overly practiced. I have the urge to cut the book by fifty pages or so, possessed as I am with a keener appreciation for brevity.” – Barack Obama Learning is all about... Read more »