The Rocket

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor
I’ve heard quite frequently that nothing ever happens in Slippery Rock. As the News Editor of the Rocket, I believe that it’s my job to set the record straight. The news section of the Rocket publishes three to five articles per week. So logically this means that at least three to five things happen in Slippery Rock every week. It looks like this campus isn’t a ghost town after all! But why is somebody who is majoring in English and Philosophy working among a bunch of journalists? I don’t just do it for the fans. I love the thrill of the hunt, the rush of finishing a job on a tight deadline, and being the first one to know the newest and most exciting scoops around town. But of course the fame and fortune is nothing to scoff at.



Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

May 01, 2014
Math lab makes learning more effective (Story)
May 01, 2014
The Rocket: a warm embrace of the depressing art of skepticism (Story)
Apr 24, 2014
Rock Pride: 90s Political movement leaves SRU hero’s career in ruins (Story)
Apr 24, 2014
Old Mascot, Rocky the Rock, deserves a second chance (Story)
Apr 24, 2014
Greek life utilizes cult-like tactics for recruiting members (Story)
Apr 17, 2014
Public Speaking as online course deemed ‘flawed’ (Story)
Apr 10, 2014
Faculty respond to bill allowing SRU to leave PASSHE (Story)
Apr 10, 2014
125 Anniversary events should be more inclusive for students (Story)
Apr 03, 2014
Election brings P.R.I.D.E. to SGA (Story)
Mar 27, 2014
Senators propose bill to allow universities to leave PASSHE (Story)
Mar 06, 2014
Bulk trash problem solved, recycling problem arises (Story)
Feb 20, 2014
Million dollar SRU budget discrepancy questioned (Story)
Feb 13, 2014
The Rocket take bribe, and eats it (Story)
Feb 12, 2014
UPDATE: Body found on W. Cooper St. (Story)
Feb 06, 2014
PASSHE to receive flat state funding from Pa. Governor (Story)
Jan 30, 2014
Slippery Rock celebrates 125 anniversary (Story)
Dec 05, 2013
Audit finds discrepancies of millions of dollars in SRU’s budget (Story)
Nov 22, 2013
Sheetz expands at new location (Story/Media)
Nov 22, 2013
Slippery Rock landlord’s death splits town, borough council (Story)
Nov 21, 2013
New ‘transgender’ bathrooms a publicity stunt by SRU (Story)
Nov 18, 2013
Slippery Rock landlord found dead next to Borough Building (Story/Media)
Nov 14, 2013
Rising pension contribution rates tax university (Story)
Nov 07, 2013
Spotts’ bridge closed, declared dangerous (Story)
Oct 31, 2013
SRU combats ‘perfect financial storm’ (Story)
Oct 24, 2013
SRU Student Flown to Hospital After Crash on Harmony Road (Story/Media)
Oct 17, 2013
Police well-trained to handle shootings on campus (Story)
Oct 17, 2013
Evive water stations eliminated on campus (Story)
Sep 26, 2013
Second amendment often misrepresented (Story)
Sep 19, 2013
Slippery Rock Borough eliminates the garbage pickup date after graduation (Story)
Sep 12, 2013
SRU President forecasts ‘perfect financial storm’ (Story)
Sep 12, 2013
Family sues school for student’s death (Story)
Sep 05, 2013
Faculty receives letter warning positions may be cut (Story)
Aug 29, 2013
Starting Freshman year the right way (Story)
May 09, 2013
Students question meal plan requirements (Story)
May 02, 2013
VP of Student Affairs leaves SRU (Story)
May 02, 2013
SRU Health Outreach needs to address disorders like Spontaneous Human Combustion (Story)
Apr 25, 2013
Cody Lundin shares survival tips (Story)
Apr 25, 2013
Curry Resigns: Norton begins search for his replacement (Story)
Apr 18, 2013
Jennings treats toxic Big Run Stream (Story)
Apr 18, 2013
If you make dumb choices, bad things happen (Story)
Apr 04, 2013
The Rocket can help out more with crime prevention through reporting (Story)
Apr 04, 2013
Clements named new SGA president: Distance Party takes control after sweeping election results (Story)
Mar 28, 2013
SGA Presidential candidates go head-to-head: Candidates debate plans for campus (Story)
Mar 28, 2013
Book on plants can teach you a lot about friendship (Story)
Mar 07, 2013
Professors believe humanities degrees teach useful career skills (Story)
Mar 07, 2013
Online dating can teach you a lot about yourself (Story)
Feb 28, 2013
SRU panel discusses feminist movement (Story)
Feb 21, 2013
“Vagina Monologues” offers diverse insight into female sexuality (Story)
Feb 21, 2013
Geology is a terrifying science (Story)
Feb 14, 2013
Professors question students’ research methods (Story)
Feb 07, 2013
PASSHE and APSCUF agree on tentative contract (Story)
Feb 07, 2013
People should live like it’s both Valentines Day and St. Patrick’s Day every day of the year (Story)
Feb 03, 2013
Students need to be aware of the dangers certain beverages can bring (Story)
Feb 03, 2013
Norton visits dorms to talk about potential strike (Story)
Dec 07, 2012
New writing requirements shift away from English department (Story)
Nov 30, 2012
Strike authorization vote passed (Story)
Nov 16, 2012
Faculty and coaches from 14 universities vote on strike authorization vote (Story)
Nov 08, 2012
Study shows Pennsylvania universities struggling with liberal studies programs (Story)
Oct 25, 2012
Norton giving campus a ‘Botox’ (Story)
Oct 25, 2012
APSCUF prepares for strike authorization vote (Story)
Oct 18, 2012
Professors predict an Obama victory (Story)
Oct 18, 2012
PASSHE declines arbitration, APSCUF to vote on strike authorization (Story)
Oct 18, 2012
Environmental protection can create big problems (Story)
Oct 04, 2012
Research on fossils brings light to Earth’s history (Story)
Oct 04, 2012
Avoiding a ‘walk-in’ on your roommate can be difficult (Story)
Sep 27, 2012
Professors develop new software (Story)
Sep 21, 2012
Physical Therapy professor receives almost $50,000 (Story)
Sep 07, 2012
New adult learners program rewards credits for previous work experience (Story)
Sep 07, 2012
Student jumps out window to evade fire (Story)
Sep 07, 2012
Questioning the notion of ordering condoms through a mail service (Story)
Aug 31, 2012
APSCUF contract remains up for debate (Story)
Apr 27, 2012
Board of Governors agrees on President Norton’s $225,000 salary (Story)
Apr 20, 2012
Multiple bomb threats disrupt Pitt campus (Story)
Apr 20, 2012
Condravy steps down as SRU APSCUF President, recommends Burkhart (Story)
Apr 06, 2012
Google recruiter shows areas of growth in Google (Story)
Mar 30, 2012
SRU protests killing of Trayvon Martin with peaceful demonstration (Story)
Mar 22, 2012
Rep. Jaret Gibbons and SRU student robbed at gun point (Story)
Mar 01, 2012
New office opens to assist students with free tax filing (Story)
Feb 23, 2012
Marcellus Shale employees earn $30,000 more than Pa. workers (Story)
Feb 17, 2012
Plan B vending problem in PA (Story)
Feb 10, 2012
University Village plans on expansion in summer 2012 (Story)
Jan 27, 2012
PASSHE says SRU Provost Williams will remain in position, needed as negotiator with APSCUF (Story)
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