2013-2014 The Rocket Staff
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...
See Catie Clark's stories
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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Since I was a little girl, my life revolved around sports. If I wasn’t outside running or in the gym shooting hoops, I was watching SportsCenter or reading box scores and stats in the paper. In my high school english class,...
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”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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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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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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Asst. Sports Editor
“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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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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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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“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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New Media Reporter
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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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...
See Stephanie Cheek's stories