Baseball eliminated from PSAC Tournament

Ryan Barlow, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2015

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The Rock baseball team lost 13-4 to East Stroudsburg University Thursday evening, handing the team team its first defeat of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) tournament. The Rock scored its first runs in the... Read more »

Changing major has pros and cons

Haley Barnes

April 30, 2015

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Upon graduating high school, students are expected to come to college already knowing what they want to study and graduate in four years, but according to John Rindy, director of the career education... Read more »

‘Pig Roast 2k15′ attracts attention of state police

Haley Barnes and Chris Gordon

April 30, 2015

Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

The annual “Pig Roast” held at The Heights apartment complex on Saturday sparked the  attention of state police and many news outlets, as the event was deemed ‘out... Read more »

Sports editor takes pride in working with ‘best minds in communication department’

Brian Hepfinger

April 30, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Over the past four years, I’ve been blessed to be a part of one of the top student-run newspapers in Pennsylvania. During the first three years of my... Read more »

Fashion columnist seeks to use experience on the Rocket to further her career

Katie Ellis

April 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Four years ago I can remember packing the back of my parents’ SUV with everything I thought I’d need to take with me as I started college. My boxes weren’t just weighed down by the pictures of my closest friends from high... Read more »

Legalization of drugs, a better move than decriminalization

Joseph Szalinski, Commentary

April 16, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

Being an advocate for personal sovereignty, I fully support one’s decision to alter his or her own consciousness. Societies that have more lax drug laws end up having fewer drug abusers, addicts... Read more »

SRU hosts Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Day with student poetry, video presentations

Rachel Frydryck , Rocket Contributor

January 29, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

SRU held the “Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration” in the Student Smith Center Ballroom Tuesday during common hour to reflect on his life and legacy. Martin Luther King Jr. was a primary leader in the Civil Rights Movement... Read more »

Big House Battle serves as ‘capstone event’ for 125 anniversary

Haley Barnes, News Editor

October 9, 2014

Filed under News, Uncategorized

SRU students are encouraged to travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan to watch the Slippery Rock Pride play the Mercyhurst Lakers in a Big House Battle on Saturday, Oct. 18 not only to experience the game, but to be a part of SRU’s history. “What... Read more »

Coffee is about much more than staying awake

Danielle Swezey, Commentary

September 18, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Coffee. Ah, ye foul, caffeinated temptress that brings me to my knees every single morning. I made the transition from untainted soul to coffee addict somewhere toward the beginning of my freshman year of college. I was forced... Read more »