The Rocket

Starbucks gift sets, Nicholas Sparks novels make list of great holiday gifts

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor

November 30, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

With only a few weeks left to get in all of your shopping before Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, it’s time to finish your shopping list and check it twice.  Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be an expensive ordeal, and with...

Should you get a shot?

Courtney Tietje, Assistant Campus Life Editor

November 30, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

It’s “that” time of year again. The snow is falling, the wind is howling, and people are getting sick. One form of prevention that has become increasingly popular, especially at pharmacies, is the flu vaccine. Jennifer...

Ask Ana

Ana Graham, Rocket Contributor

November 15, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Dear Ana, How should we get people to embrace the idea of arbitrary enjoyment? Idle Dreamer Dear Dreamer, Some people just get lost in their stress-filled days and believe that if they are going to do anything other than...

Charities work with fashion companies to change lives of those in need

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor

November 15, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

There are many socially conscious charities across the United States that make fashion their main priority.  Organizations like Dress for Success aim to help women develop their careers, and Fashion Delivers helps people who...

Career center placing students on two-week waiting list due to sudden increase in business

Alyssa Cirincione, Rocket Contributor

November 15, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

The Career Education and Development Center has had a dramatic increase in student appointments this semester, making them have to wait two weeks just to get an appointment, according to Director of Career Education and Development...

“Taking the victory lap”

Stehpanie Clark, Rocket Contributor

November 15, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

“Super senior” is a term that does not refer to college seniors who have super powers, but the phenomenon where students have to wait an additional year or two before they graduate. Dr. Amanda Yale, SRU’s Associate Provost,...

International students share experiences about adjusting to life in America

Alyssa Cirincione, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Many people from different countries travel to the U.S. for many different reasons, one being freedom, but for senior marketing major Naoko Hata and senior business management major Veronika Kusnirova, the reasons were more expansive. “Since...

New theatre production to debut in MPR tonight

Stehpanie Cheek, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

All around campus floral posters are hung up advertising the theatre department’s new production of “The Importance of Being Earnest,” which is different from the department’s usual productions, according to play director...

Sum 41’s “Does This Look Infected?” anniversary tour solid, highly energetic

Will DeShong, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Sum 41 was probably one of your favorite bands as you began to enter your teenage-angst years, but the Canadian punk rockers have lost a lot of their relevance over the past half-decade. So now, as either a celebratory look...

Pinterest sparks fashion trends of 2012

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor

November 8, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Fashion isn’t just about the clothes and accessories that you wear, it’s also about how you finish your look.  Your nails, hair, and makeup are important parts of your look that shouldn’t be passed over when you’re putting...

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