Running: It’s torture, not a lifestyle

Danielle Swezey, Commentary

September 4, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Upon our entry into a brand new school year, I can’t help but notice the push of SRU students that are bent on running to the gym to avoid the dreaded Freshman Fifteen, which can evolve into the... Read more »

Class should not be seen as a chore

Coryn Bookwalter, Commentary

September 4, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Over the past few weeks I’ve been reading tweets and Facebook posts about the semester beginning.  Most have shed a negative light on education with posts such as, “Why is summer over? I hate... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Ice Bucket Challenge ‘stands as an example of using social media for good’

Gordon Ovenshine

September 4, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Thank you to Kevin Squires and The Rocket for drawing worthy attention to ALS via the paper’s Aug. 28 opinion piece. My mother-in-law was recently diagnosed, so we are learning as a family about... Read more »

News outlets often convey realities of science poorly

Kevin Squires, It's Rocket Science

August 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The world of science is a beautiful... Read more »

SGA president encourages students to get involved on campus

Katie Hill, SGA President

August 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

On behalf of the Slippery Rock Student Government Association (SGA), I would like to say to the SRU students, faculty, and staff, WELCOME BACK to the Rock! If... Read more »

Inconsistent fines in NFL unlikely to change

Diana Caruso, Commentary

August 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The beginning of a new school year, brings along a new season of an American classic, football. During the 2014 off season and preseason, 29 players have encountered punishments from on and off the... Read more »

Ice Bucket Challenge videos should not be an alternative to donating money to ALS Association

Karleigh Santry, Advertising Manager

August 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

If you have an internet connection, chances are you’ve seen the Ice Bucket Challenge. For the past few weeks, my social media feeds have been filled with hundreds of these Ice Bucket Challenge... Read more »