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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,...

Ask Ana

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...

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

Filed under Campus Life

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...

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