British singer Lily Allen makes feminist statement

Ashley Cook, Pixie Posts

December 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Popular British singer, Lily Allen, is back and with a vengeance. As a fan of her previous music before her hiatus from the music industry, I was ecstatic to hear her new song “Hard Out Here.” Although her video has received... Read more »

SRU’s production of Richard III utilizes modern touches, dedicated young actors

The Rocket

December 5, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the Editor,   The sound of a “magic flute’ exquisitely touched by young gifted hands and the soft background of a gently played guitar accompaniment set at tone for grace in a rendition of ‘Ave Maria.’ Outside... Read more »

Student-run ‘SRU’ Twitter accounts waste of time, joke among students

Hannah McLaughlin, Commentary

December 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

I feel like it’s safe to assume that most students on campus have a Twitter account. And I think it’s also safe to assume that at some point or another, we’ve all see the various SRU accounts ‘not affiliated with Slippery... Read more »

Students wait in anticipation for new season of ‘The Bachelor’

Casey Young, Casey's Corner, Consider This

December 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

We are all in the midst of final exam stress, studying, and maybe even some last minute cramming.  I, for one, am ready for a relaxing winter break.  Not only break, ladies, I am ready for the new season of The Bachelor to hit... Read more »

New ‘transgender’ bathrooms a publicity stunt by SRU

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

November 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Designating a bathroom to be gender equal is nothing more than a publicity stunt. It’s something that was likely sent to everybody in a “Good News” e-mail from the PR department. Trying to make people feel more comfortable... Read more »

Graduation can be bittersweet, students should consider going to grad school

Ashely Cook, Pixie Posts

November 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Most students would agree that graduating is bitter sweet. If you don’t agree right now, it’s probably because you’re not close enough to graduating to realize it. When the time comes, you will remember those four years... Read more »

Chivalry dates back to Medieval times, not just about ideals between men and women

November 21, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Lonely Feminist,   I understand your position on the topic of chivalry, but I wholeheartedly disagree. With the strength of 10,000 angry bulls actually. Why does it have to be a sex thing all the time? The idea... Read more »

Let’s Talk About “Quality” and “Education.” Or Not.

Tom Sparrow, Department of Philosophy, Slippery Rock University

November 21, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Everyone is now depressingly familiar with the budget crisis facing the PASSHE schools, SRU included. Today, lots more people have “retrenchment” in their personal vocabulary. The threats are familiar: the firing of tenured... Read more »