Changing stances on issues should not disqualify political candidates

Joe Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

April 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

One major critique of presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is her penchant for being “wishy-washy” with her stances. Now, this is problematic because she doesn’t seem to stick by anything. She seemingly takes topical and... Read more »

What your favorite on-campus hangout says about you

Janelle Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Robert Smith Student Center You’re probably a social butterfly who is involved in a lot of activities, both academic and social. You’re most likely involved in Greek Life, and have a wide array of friends who you meet up... Read more »

Fatal overdoses on heroin, other drugs shouldn’t be labeled as suicide

Joe Szalinski, Contributer

April 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Heroin has been in the news lately on account of its growing popularity and the fact that it is cheaper and stronger than ever before. With all of the increased usage comes a greater number of addicts and overdoses. To combat... Read more »

IUP’s per-credit tuition will set dangerous precedents for PASSHE schools

Josh Rizzo, 2010 Slippery Rock University Graduate

April 7, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s (IUP)recent decision to replace flat-rate tuition with a per-credit system is a worrisome decision. Students taking 15 credits will pay $565 more per semester. Currently, students who... Read more »

Six reasons you should join your college’s student newspaper

Janelle Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When you picture a journalist, you are probably imagining the quintessential reporter of the early 20th century. But long gone are the days of press passes stuck into fedoras, notepads and pens, replaced instead by passes clipped... Read more »

‘The Rocket’ article ignores pornography’s distortion of intimacy

Marshall Tuten, Rocket Contributor

March 31, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I write this article to discourage the normalization of pornography that society, media and supposed experts continue to promote in our day both at SRU and worldwide. The Rocket article published... Read more »

Trump’s popularity reflects followers’ feelings about our country

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

March 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When I speak to my peers about their feelings regarding Donald Trump, I am often met with surprise that he has prospered in the primary election -- that his influence on our electorate is random... Read more »