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Country star plays benefit show in Morrow field house

Courtney Tietje, Assistant Campus Life Editor

November 8, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Fame and fortune can easily change an individual. But after having sold over 18 million albums and having 36 hit singles throughout his career since his first hit in 1992, renowned country musician John Michael Montgomery said...

Ask Ana

Ana Graham, Rocket Contributor

October 25, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Dear Ana, I used to work with a single mom who was a very bad employee. She came back late from breaks, and did absolutely as little as she could possibly get away with. She came into my new job yesterday and asked me if they...

Military veterans struggle with lasting effects of PTSD

Rebecca Marcucci, Rocket Contributor

October 25, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Temperatures of desert heat, wind blowing and dust kicking up, American soldiers have made their way into Iraqi territory. Nationalism is ideal, fear is the reality. Bravery is sought after while trying not to miss home, until...

Tips to make great DIY Halloween costumes

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor

October 25, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Halloween is right around the corner, so turn off AMC’s “Fear Fest” and get to work on your costume.  If you haven’t decided what you’re going to wear, don’t worry, there is still time to put together a fun costume.  ...

Old Stone House’s “Spooky Stories” connects community with local history

Courtney Tietje, Rocket Contributor

October 25, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

With Halloween right around the corner, many college students are spending some of their time searching for entertaining and spooky local haunts – one of which being just minutes away from campus. SRU’s Old Stone House,...

SRU’s first-ever HvZ invitational to be held

Alyssa Cirincione, Rocket Contributor

October 25, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

When hearing the word invitational, what often comes to mind for most people is an invitational meant for common sporting events, but for SRU, the upcoming invitational to be held tomorrow is one of a different kind. SRU will...

Humans vs. Zombies:

Alyssa Cirincione, Rocket Contributor

October 25, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

A gaming phenomenon that has numerous people on campus talking, Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ) is a game played world-wide consisting of more than just two teams that run around and shoot each other with Nerf guns, according to sophomore...

Various accessories produced, marketed to commemorate breast cancer awareness

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor

October 18, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means that now is the time to pay tribute to the thousands of women who are diagnosed with the disease every year. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer...

Hyped-up action flick sequel struggles with weak plot, dialogue

Jimmy Graner, Rocket Contributor

October 18, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Back in 2009, director Pierre Morel, who was best known at the time for directing the film “District B13,” introduced us to a crime action thriller film known as ‘Taken.” Liam Neeson, who’s played a number of roles...

Criminology professor volunteers as participant in taser demonstration

Alyssa Cirincione, Rocket Contributor

October 18, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

When hearing that someone was hit by a taser gun, it is often a negative thought connected to crime, but criminology professor Neil McEwen turned what is typically a scary situation into an educational one. Students packed...

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