James Intile, Web Editor

James Intile, Web Editor

January 8, 2013
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Rebecca Marcucci

Rebecca Marcucci

January 8, 2013
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To say writing is a passion for me, that’s nothing new. Writing has always been a way of life for me, even if you’re including all the journals and diaries tucked away under my bed from eons ago it seems. I’m used to writing about my thoughts or feelings, it’s listening to others and sharing... Read more »

Kevin Squires

Kevin Squires

January 8, 2013
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 “Things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you” - Dr. Seuss Many might not think someone majoring in biology would be interested in reporting on the news and, to be honest, upon entering college, I would not have expected that I would even write for the campus newspaper,... Read more »

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor

January 8, 2013
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“I have never seen a city that flies the colors of their city like they do here. Their black and gold is our red, white and blue.” – Channing Tatum When you grow up so close to Pittsburgh, it’s almost expected that you understand and love sports. I never wanted to be one of those girls that... Read more »

Emily Schubert, Asst. Photo Editor

Emily Schubert, Asst. Photo Editor

January 8, 2013
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“You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at a picture for a second and think of it all your life.”― Joan Miró Capturing a subject at the right time can create an impactingl and unforgettable piece. Photography is not about getting the most perfect technical... Read more »

Erica Kurvach, Reporter

Erica Kurvach, Reporter

January 8, 2013
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Erica Kurvach is a senior communication-journalism major at Slippery Rock University of PA and a news reporter for “The Rocket” since August 2012. Every week, she writes news stories and films videos for the paper and online edition. She is currently producing a weekly newscast called WSRU News with... Read more »

Karleigh Santry, Advertising Manager

Karleigh Santry, Advertising Manager

January 8, 2013
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Growing up as the daughter of a web developer, you can imagine I spent a lot of time around computers as a kid. With the help of my father, I created my first website at the age of thirteen. Through developing my first website, I discovered a love for design. Over the next few years I became proficient... Read more »

Rebecca Dietrich, Assistant Photo Editor

Rebecca Dietrich, Assistant Photo Editor

January 7, 2013
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In high school I discovered my love for photography. After, a long wait until junior year; I was finally eligible to take the Photo One course. There I learned basic skills of the camera and how to apply aesthetic appeal which jumpstarted me into AP Photography. Eventually I developed my own style and... Read more »

Matthew Morgan

Matthew Morgan

January 7, 2013
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I really, really, really, really like sports. Specifically Curling. I came to Slippery Rock from Downers Grove, a suburb of Chicago, mainly because I enjoyed the name of the school. Originally I was a Sport Management major and switched to Communications my second year here at the Rock, because I... Read more »

Mary Leach, Copy Editor

Mary Leach, Copy Editor

January 2, 2013
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“No one looks stupid when they're having fun.” – Amy Poehler My name is Mary Leach and I am a senior Secondary Education English major and copy editor for the 2013-2014 academic year.  My goal is to help The Rocket maintain its reputation as a professional publication by eliminating pesky little... Read more »