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YouTube star Judson Laipply performs in MPR

Rebecca Marcucci, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

“Life isn’t always the party we’d hoped for, but while we are here…might as well dance!” This quote from YouTube sensation Judson Laipply – the star of “Evolution of Dance,” a video with over 190 million hits...

Digital age adds new danger to harassment

James Meyer, Assistant Campus Life Editor

April 13, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

The communication technology of the digital age has brought us the benefits of staying connected with family and friends, the convenience of online shopping, and gaining information at the click of a mouse. However, new technology...

Black Violin includes diverse musical genres in performance

Rebecca Marcucci, Rocket Contributor

April 13, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

The stage is set with a DJ record table, lights, and the audience in anticipation. The performers take the stage with their violins. They do not wait for cues from their conductor – they feed off of the roaring audience. From...

Top five must-have items for spring fashion

Katie Ellis, Rocket Contributor

April 13, 2012

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Happy Spring, Slippery Rock students! As the weather gets warmer, and your work load gets heavier to mark the end of the school year, lighten up your wardrobe with the latest essentials for spring. Here are the top five must-have...

Studying abroad at SRU positive experience for international exchange students

Ekaterina Dimitrova, Rocket Contributor

April 13, 2012

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Opportunities to study abroad and experience foreign cultures can be exciting for some students, or nerve-wracking for others. Australian exchange student and communication major Alex Richter, 20, Slovakian exchange student...

Mayan elders find sacred ground at Pittsburgh Point

James Meyer, Assistant Campus Life Editor

April 13, 2012

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The 2012 prophecies of the Mayan calendar have been the subject of media hype for years, often taking the form of “doomsday” prophecies. Vikki Hanchin, a social worker and psychotherapist from Pittsburgh, shared a different...

Beating the odds

Courtney Tietje, Rocket Contributor

April 13, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

The room grew silent and people stood as the steady beat of the advancing Color Guard echoed throughout the Multi-Purpose Room of the Student Union at 8 p.m. Tuesday night. “Left, left, left, right... left, left, left, right…” At...

“Salmon Fishing” delivers laughs and tears

Jimmy Graner, Rocket Contributor

April 5, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

For most people, fishing is just a popular past time, but for a Sheik in Yemen, it’s more than that. “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” is a comedy/drama/romance that brings together the enjoyment of fishing and experiencing...

Business Week helps students to fine-tune networking skills

Courtney Tietje, Rocket Contributor

April 5, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

The School of Business Week flyer displays a picture of a long black road, with a sign that boldly declares that success is up ahead. The Business Week event is put on by Slippery Rock University’s School of Business. It...

Ask Ana

Ana Graham, Rocket Contributor

March 30, 2012

Filed under Campus Life

Dear Ana, How do you tell a coworker/friend that you really don’t want them to apply to your other job? Just in the off chance they get hired and then you’ll never be able to work without seeing their face until after graduation? Jerk   Dear...

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