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Big Sean rocks crowd of 1,000 in ARC as second act for back-to-back concerts

Tim Durr, Sports Editor

May 4, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

From a song about the qualities of the back sides of women to a song about making the most out of every memory in life, Big Sean’s experiences expand wider than the average hip-hop fan may realize. Big Sean performed Monday...

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Ana Graham, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Dear Ana, SRU seems to want to give me an aneurism at the end of each semester, as I am trying to deal with 50 million things AND I have to worry about scheduling. By what means should I seek my vengeance for the tortures...

Celebrities, designers write fashion books

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

So you’ve already read your “Teen Vogue,” “Seventeen,” and “Glamour” magazines cover to cover, and you just got them in the mail yesterday?  As you wait for the next issue of your favorite glossy to hit store shelves...

Dance Film Festival created by alumna

Andy Treese, Campus Life Editor

April 27, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

The lights dim in the ATS Auditorium, and the screen lights up to show a lone dancer in a yellow tutu, purple tights and bulky, worn-out boots to match. Moving effortlessly alongside a rundown brick building, the dancer performs...

Student film “un(SILENCED)” explores theme of speaking out against rape, sexual violence

Courtney Tietje, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Sexual violence is a big issue on college campuses, according to senior English Literature major Jennifer Reeher, 23. “One in four women on a college campus will be raped before they graduate,” Reeher said. “I feel like...

Students showcase talents for Kaleidoscope

James Meyer, Assistant Campus Life Editor

April 27, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

From music and poetry to plays involving meaningful life lessons and dead hookers, the Kaleidoscope Arts Festival provided opportunities for students, faculty and community members to showcase their talents in art, written word,...

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Ana Graham, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Dear Ana, Is it morally wrong to be easily paid off with food? I’ll Give You a Sandwich if You Shut Up   Dear Sandwich, For many situations, not at all. Food is a delicious commodity that starving college...

“Cabin in the Woods” packed with high thrills

Jimmy Graner, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

What happens when you combine college kids with zombies and put them together in the middle of the forest? One insane comedic horror story that will have you covering your eyes and laughing at the same time. “The Cabin in...

Students run the show in latest “Brave New Plays”

Rebecca Marcucci, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

“Brave New Plays is going to be sweet,” a lollipop handed out to students in the dining halls assured. The students passing out the candy also revealed that the treats hinted toward a certain element that will be seen in the...

Alumni find success in paranormal series

James Meyer, Assistant Campus Life Editor

April 20, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

The hosts of “Resident Undead,” YouTube’s most viewed paranormal series, visited campus on Friday the 13th for their presentation, “The Best Evidence So Far.” For two of the hosts, it was a homecoming haunted with...

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