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 »

Students should challenge themselves to be courageous

Andria Alessio, Commentary

November 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Recently, I sat down and watched the movie “We Bought a Zoo.” One of the best quotes that came from the film was used by Matt Damon’s character, and it’s stuck with me since. I find it applicable to so many situations... Read more »

Chivalry is an outdated notion of the past, women are independent

Hannah McLaughlin, Commentary

November 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The other day I had a discussion with one of my guy friends about if chivalrous acts are still necessary in this modern society of ours. He argued that men preforming these acts of kindness for the fairer sex is all in good taste... Read more »

People should defend their ‘me-ness’ when others force opinions and ideals upon them

Ashely Cook, Pixie Posts

November 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Recently, I read an article discussing how some people accuse women of constantly disturbing calm waters with their opinions and ideas. How dare we, right? The article discussed how you should make people uncomfortable if it is... Read more »

Concrete taking over campus

Casey Young, Casey's Corner, Consider This

November 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

As I walk around campus, I pride myself on attending a university that is actively taking steps to be more eco-friendly.  Slippery Rock has built many of the newer buildings, like the new Student Union, to reflect that of an... Read more »