The Rocket

Military-inspired neutrals, preppy silhouettes ring in the fall fashion season

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Welcome back, fellow students! It’s that time of year again where your favorite stores start discounting their summer clothes to make way for fall’s trendiest fashions.  Instead of using your hard-earned summer paycheck to...

Fall season to continue momentum of successful tours in 2012

Andy Treese, Campus Life Editor

August 31, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

In case you haven’t been following very closely, 2012 has been one of the biggest years for highly-anticipated North American concert tours the music industry has seen in years. Some of the artists that toured earlier this...

Women outnumber men in student enrollment at colleges nationwide

Andy Treese, Campus Life Editor

August 31, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

In a country whose population consists of more women than men, more and more younger women have set their sights to pursuing fruitful careers by continuing their education after high school. Since 1991, more women have annually...

New freshmen adjust to experience of college life

Stephanie Cheek, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

The transition from high school to college is a change that all freshmen have to face – from moving into a dorm room, attending classes, and even being away from home, it can be a completely different experience. This past...

Open for business

Courtney Tietje, Assistant Campus Life Editor

August 31, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

The scent of freshly brewed coffee, the hustle and bustle of hundreds of students, and an aesthetically pleasing set of grand stairs, comfy chairs, and paneled wood emerge from behind the glass. It may be hard to do anything but...

Ask Ana

Ana Graham, Rocket Contributor

May 4, 2012

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Dear Ana, How do I cope with losing so many friends that I’ve made here studying abroad? I feel like crying thinking about all these wonderful people I may never see again. The same problem exists for some SRU peeps as well. International...

“The Avengers,” “Prometheus” among list of highly-anticipated summer films

Jimmy Graner, Rocket Contributor

May 4, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

With more than 75 films being released this summer, it’s very hard for this Critic to only discuss some of them and share my intake on what’s to come. For the others, you’ll have to look them up for yourself. For anyone...

Student selected as International Director of Colleges for Young Leaders Council

Courtney Tietje, Rocket Contributor

May 4, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Sophomore Ryan Wirth, 19, was sitting in a back corner of a Pittsburgh restaurant with two of his friends Monday night when he got the email saying he had been chosen as one of twenty people to serve on an international board...

Singer-guitar player gains popularity for musical talent on Internet

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

May 4, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

In a matter of weeks, 22-year-old art major, graphic design minor and singer-songwriter Josh Herbert has become a YouTube sensation. Herbert has quickly become famous on YouTube, doing covers of “One Thing” and “What...

Country star draws inspiration from father’s career

James Meyer, Assistant Campus Life Editor

May 4, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

The line to enter the Aebersold Recreation Center reached the street in front of the Union by 6 p.m. Sunday night in anticipation for the Brantley Gilbert concert. By 6:15, the doors were opened and the fans began crowding in...

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