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Our culture is breeding useless revolutionaries

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

December 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It goes without saying that 2016 has been one of the craziest years anyone has ever seen. It has defied expectation in every way possible! Not only has it been absolutely unorthodox, but incredibly unfortunate as well. Celebrity...

Thanksgiving is a time for family, but we must address the faults behind its creation

The Rocket Staff

November 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is interpreted as a holiday that kicks off the holiday season with a spectacular feast featuring turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and other delicacies. It's a time...

Rock “paycheck” games provide both experience and money for the school

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Basketball Preview 2016, Opinion, Sports

Both the Slippery Rock men’s and women’s basketball teams’ exhibition games this season provide both experience for the student athletes against Division I opponents, as well as guaranteed money to each program. The men’s...

Sports figures should use their platform to discuss politics

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Basketball Preview 2016, Opinion, Sports

Before and after the 2016 general election, numerous athletes and coaches voiced their opinions regarding the outcome of the election and the future of this country. Some prominent figures, such as Tom Brady and Bill Belichick,...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Statement from Asst. Provost on Main Street pellet gun incident

David Wilmes, Associate Provost for Student Success

November 17, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

During the evening hours of Nov. 12, a pair of white males driving a red, four-door Hyundai or Kia vehicle reportedly used an Airsoft pellet gun to shoot into a group of seven Slippery Rock University students and alumni walking...

Not being serious during a presidential election is a serious problem

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

This most recent election has definitely caught most people by surprise. And regardless of how one feels about the outcome, it can be recognized that this was the epitome of a-typical. Everything regarding the election has been...

SRU’s utilities budget seems a bit extreme

The Rocket Staff

November 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) awarded Slippery Rock University with a Green Star Professional Grounds Management honor award, with SRU earning 74 out of a possible 100 points across a wide variety of different...

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