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Sunday, June 7, 2020

Our View: SRU community must break menstrual stigma on campus

Our View is a staff editorial produced collaboratively by the entire Rocket Staff. Any views expressed in the editorial are the opinions of the...

Opinion: Support the NWHL (and maybe someday they’ll come to Pittsburgh, too)

In 2015, after years of development by 28 year old League Commissioner Dani Rylan, the National Women’s Hockey League played their first game. The...

Opinion | Plastic water bottles: unethical and unnecessary

Several Slippery Rock University organizations currently profit off of single-use plastic beverages available in the on-campus vending machines. In lieu of recent climactic revelations,...

Our View: A student athlete’s balancing act

DISCLAIMER: This staff editorial contains mentions of death and suicide and may be triggering for some readers. Use caution before reading.  For an organization that...

Opinion: Minivans and masters degrees

When I announced to my husband in August of 2018 that I wanted to return to college, he was completely on board. With both...

Opinion: Being trans at Slippery Rock remains an uphill battle

As we celebrate Pride Week here on campus, it is important that we consider the queer community beyond just people who identify as cisgender...

Opinion: National Coming Out Day and what it means to be queer

Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day, initially established in 1988 as an awareness day, as many LGBTQ+ people thought that homophobia might dissipate...

Opinion: Surrender the spotlight

I often play the role of the "token white straight man" in a lot of the groups I participate in and I’ve received a...

Opinion | Students’ pronouns: Ask, don’t assume

My pronouns are she/her/hers. I have classmates who use the same pronouns, as well as some who use he/him/his, they/them/theirs or something else. Some...

Opinion: What coming out means to me

Author Steven Seidman writes that "it is the power of the closet to shape the core of an individual's life that has made homosexuality...
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