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The Rocket

2017-2018 Staff

Cody Nespor

Editor-in-Chief

Before starting college, I would have never imagined I would find myself on the student newspaper in any capacity, let alone as the editor-in-chief. This will be my third year as a member of The Rocket staff, I have spent the...

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Victoria Davis

Copy/Web Editor and Assistant EIC

After a sub-par journalism class in high school, any passion for the field fizzled out by the time I came to Slippery Rock. It was by luck that I had a friend on the staff the year the Copy/Web section was created. While I may ...

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Justin Kraus

Sports Editor

I am Justin Kraus and I am the new sports editor for the Rocket. This will be my first year as editor, but my third year contributing for the sports section. I wrote for my high school's paper, so writing for the Rocket was...

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Daniel DiFabio

News Editor

Last year I had the great experience of serving as The Rocket’s News Editor, a position I’m very thankful to continue this year. While initially I had concerns about struggling with the job (and struggle I did) I think it’s...

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Paris Malone

Photo Editor

Paris is 2017-2018 Photo Editor and a junior computer science major from Washington D.C. He enjoys taking photos, programming, and exploring outside.

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Heather Donat

Assistant Copy/Web Editor

My name is Heather, and I am currently a junior Public Relations major. Coming into first year as a Public Health major, I quickly knew I was in the wrong field. I've always excelled in language and literature, and that is what...

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Megan Bush

Campus Life Editor

When representatives from The Rocket arrived in my FYRST Seminar classroom at the beginning of my freshman year, I knew immediately that I wanted to be part of this newspaper.  After contributing to the Campus Life section for...

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Adam Zook

Assistant News Editor

Writing has been a passion of mine since I was a child; I was the only kid who didn't mind writing essays when I was in school. I started taking journalism courses in high school when I was 15 and fell in love almost immediately....

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Megan Majercak

Assistant Campus Life Editor

Writing and reading has been such a positive factor in my life that when I started applying to colleges my senior year of high school, majoring in Journalism seemed to call my name. I have always thought education and creativity...

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Stephen Cukovich

Assistant Sports Editor

As I enter my second year with The Rocket, I am grateful to be an editor after spending last year as a contributor. I gained a lot of experience meeting new people through interviews with coaches, and learning from my fellow Rocket...

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