The Rocket is published by the students of Slippery Rock University every Friday during the academic semester with the exception of holidays, exam periods and vacations. Total weekly circulation is 3,000. No material appearing in The Rocket may be reprinted without the written consent of the Editor-in-Chief. If you are interested in writing for The Rocket, click here.
The Rocket receives approximately five percent of its funding from the SGA Student Activity fee paid each semester by students. All other income is provided through the sale of advertising.
The first copy of The Rocket is provided free of charge. Additional copies may be purchased for 50 cents each.
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The Rocket welcomes letters to the editor and guest columns from any members of Slippery Rock University, but does not guarantee their publication. The Rocket retains the right to edit or reject any material submitted. Submitted material becomes the property of The Rocket and cannot be returned. Anonymous submissions will not be published. Those who submit letters must identify themselves by name, year in school, major and/or group affiliation, if any. Please limit letters to a maximum of 400 words. Submit all material by noon the Wednesday before desired publication to: The Rocket, 220 Eisenburg Classroom Building, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA 16057 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.