2014-2015 The Rocket Staff

Kevin Squires

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, let alone hold... 

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Karleigh Santry

When I first started working at The Rocket, I saw it as just another job to help me get through college. Now, entering my third year as a staff member, I realize this position is so much more than “just another job.” Not only... 

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Alex Mowrey

The Earth spins at around 1000 miles per hour, that’s fast, and such is life. My job as a photographer gives me the opportunity to slow down life and capture every moment in all its glory. That’s what makes my job so special.... 

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Brian Hepfinger

Growing up, I had no idea what I wanted to be. Up until my senior year of high school, I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to do with my life during and after college. It took me up until halfway through my senior year to discover... 

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Rebecca Dietrich

Early in high school, I found myself intrigued by art and photography. In a Photo One course, I learned the basic skills of a camera and different styles of photography. I took AP Photo the following year and developed my own... 

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Katie Ellis

When I was little, I used to spend a lot of time at my grandma’s house where there was always a newspaper or a magazine nearby.  She would read the paper while I watched cartoons or played with my favorite toys.  As I got... 

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Ryan Barlow

Ever since I was a child, I would say I haven't grown more passionate about anything than sports. To me, there is nothing better than going to a baseball game, particularly a Pirates game. The smell of the fresh cut grass, watching... 

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Haley Barnes

I am an unconventional lady. There is no doubt about that. I am artsy, unique, classy, I embrace my differences, and l think with the left side of my brain. Throughout... 

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Emily Brown

Throughout high school, I was obsessed with creating my own videos and I would spend hours after school just playing on my computer, editing videos. When senior year came around, I picked a college at random thinking I was going... 

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Janelle Wilson

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” –Mark Twain I grew up in Enon Valley, Pennsylvania: population 400, including the 100 that are Amish.... 

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Shelby Stearns

"We have to create--it is the only thing louder than destruction" -Andrea Gibson.   I'm Shelby Stearns, and I'm The Rocket's Copy Editor for the 2014-2015 school year. I am pursuing... 

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Amber Cannon

Most people say that actions speak louder than words, but in my case, it's the opposite. Writing has always been an outlet for me. Whether it was writing an essay for school or even sending a tweet. I've always felt safe in my... 

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Andrew J. Conner

When I first changed my major to Emerging Technology and Multimedia, I thought the name sounded a little broad. I realized I had to figure out what I’m best at and apply what I have learned so far here at Slippery Rock to help... 

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