Meet The Staff

Editor-in-chief
My name is Eric Davies and I am returning to The Rocket staff for my third year and moving from Multimedia Editor to Editor-in-Chief. Unlike other staffers who sought out a position with The Rocket, I honestly stumbled into contributing…

News Editor
Adam Zook is the News Editor for The Rocket and is in his 3rd year on staff. A journalism major, Zook has contributed to every section of The Rocket, and served last year as Assistant News Editor, covering mostly Student Government…

Sports Editor
As I enter my fifth semester with The Rocket, I never thought I would be working at the level I am now. Simply as a fan of sports, I am honored to be Sports Editor for our outstanding school newspaper. Getting to know some of…

Campus Life Editor
Representatives from The Rocket came into my FYRST seminar class one day, so I put my name on a sheet of paper and never looked back. I’m now entering my fourth year writing and my third year on staff at The Rocket, and I’…

Copy/Web Editor
My name is Heather, and I am currently a senior Public Relations major. Coming into first year as a Public Health major, I quickly knew I was in the wrong field. I’ve always excelled in language and literature, and that is what…

Photo Editor
Paris is the 2018-2019 Photo Editor. He is a senior computer science major from Washington D.C. and enjoys photography, videography, and is usually out exploring

Advertising Manager
Lauren is pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Communications with a Concentration in Digital Media Production. She loves interacting with people and spends her free time painting, taking pictures or clicking “Yes, I’m still her…

Assistant News Editor
My journey with The Rocket began well before I became a student at SRU. In fact, while my younger sister was taking a tour of a local university, our tour guide was related to Cody, the Editor-in-Chief of The Rocket for the upcoming…

Assistant Campus Life Editor
My name is Hope and I am currently a sophomore journalism major and graphic design minor. Ever since I took a journalism class as a freshman at Hampton High School, I knew that journalism was something that I wanted to pursue….

Assistant Photo Editor
When I first picked up a camera, I dropped it and it broke. Luckily, the second time went a lot better. I’ve enjoyed all types of media since I was a little kid but only recently found a true passion in photography. I’m excited…

Assistant Sports Editor
Hello, dear reader, my name is Oscar Matous and I am the Assistant Sports Editor for The Rocket. My roots in The Rocket go back to the early weeks of the spring 2016 semester. I had just finished my first full semester of college…

Assistant Copy/Web Editor
I am a senior Exercise Science major and this will be my first (and unfortunately only) year working at The Rocket. While it is not typical for an Exercise Science student to pursue journalism, I discovered through my experiences…