Opinion article on gay athletes misses the mark, needs more research

March 6, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor,   I am writing in response to Vince Scalamonga’s opinion article “Athletes ‘coming out’ merely political, unnecessary for fans” concerning Michael Sam’s recent announcement about... Read more »

Media causes ‘coming out’ to be a spectacle for gay athletes

March 6, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor,   When it comes to athletes coming out as gay, I don’t really care. If they’re gay, go for it. Congratulations. Good for you. Be who you are, accept yourself, and all of that good stuff.... Read more »

‘Coming Out’ courageous act in sport, about quality of life

March 6, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor,   In response to the Opinion piece, “Athlete’s Coming Out Merely Political, Unnecessary for Fans,” the writer is missing the big picture of why Collins and Sam “coming out” is... Read more »

Slippery Rock students show ‘Rock Pride’ at recent basketball game

Casey Young, Casey's Corner, Consider This

February 27, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Slippery Rock students would not be categorized as sports frenzied.  It is rare to have a huge crowd at any of the the sports games on campus. However, the recent basketball game against IUP drew a massive crowd. Although... Read more »

Athletes ‘coming out’ merely political, unnecessary for fans

Vince Scalamogna, Commentary

February 27, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Michael Sam’s announcement of being openly gay is clearly all about politics. His announcement comes close to the time that Jason Collins leaps back into the public image. This world continues to see people coming ‘out of... Read more »

Sexual Assault on College Campuses: Let your Opinions be Heard

Casey Young, Casey's Corner, Consider This

February 20, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Back in January, the President launched the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault to address sexual assault on college campuses.  The White House reports that one in five women are forced to have sex... Read more »

Remembering the 90′s

"Princess Consuela Banana Hammock", 90's defender

February 18, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Anti-90’s Kid, Remember when the biggest concern in your life was dressing up your Barbie doll to the nines or trying to get the limited-edition holographic Pokemon card before your friend did? Yeah, me too. Now that... Read more »