2013-2014 The Rocket Staff

Catie Clark

Editor-In-Chief 13-14

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... 

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Jonathan Janasik

News Editor

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... 

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Alex Mowrey

Photo Editor

 ”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... 

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Rebecca Marcucci

Campus Life Editor 13-14

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... 

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Kevin Squires

Asst. News Editor

 “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,... 

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Kristin Karam

Sports Editor, Spring 2014

“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... 

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Karleigh Santry

Advertising Manager

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,... 

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Rebecca Dietrich

Asst. Photo Editor

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... 

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Matthew Morgan

Asst. Sports Editor, Spring 2014

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... 

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Mary Leach

Copy Editor

“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... 

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LaRae Burress

New Media Reporter, Spring 2014

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. –Bill Cosby I’m the girl that’s dabbling in a little bit of this and a little more of that trying to figure out exactly where... 

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Alyssa Cirincione

New Media Reporter, Fall 2013

Switching to a Journalism major from an Elementary Education major basically my junior year was a lot for me to handle. I’ve never written for a newspaper in my entire life until last year, but something told me that this... 

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Stephanie Cheek

Asst. Campus Life Editor

Growing up I discovered that writing was a passion I had at a young age. As I got older it became harder to make up stories and to have the characters and plots continue. That is when I realized that I would not be writing... 

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