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Editorial in ‘The Rocket’ educates people about modern racism

John Snyder, Office of Career Education and Development

March 24, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Cheyenne Jackson’s thoughtful commentary in the March 18th Rocket was right on the mark. Unfortunately, despite the election of President Obama, twice, racism is still a serious problem in the United States. Those of us who... Read more »

Politicians don’t need a background in politics

Joe Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

March 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Most jobs require some mention of experience in order to secure a position. This is especially true for important vocations, like ones in politics. I sure hope an elected official has some sort of experience working with people... Read more »

The Rocket staff editorial sensationalizes water treatment issue

Joe Szalinski, Contributor

March 17, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The views expressed in the “Letters to the Editor” section are those of the writer(s) alone.  The Rocket cannot verify all facts presented in a given letter, but if we are aware of an error or omission, we reserve the right ... Read more »

Minimization of racism is contradicted by testimonies, evidence

Cheyenne Jackson, Rocket Contributor

March 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Do you remember when Facebook was largely a congregation of terrible memes signaling you to “like or share” to avoid some gruesome consequence? As exasperating as that was, something much more ridiculous has begun flooding ... Read more »

The CSIL will remain united, but the movement should not die off

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

March 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On Wednesday, the Slippery Rock University administration released an email, signed by President Cheryl Norton, announcing the abandonment of a controversial proposal to move underrepresented student groups from the Center for... Read more »

Find yourself first, your major later

The Rocket Staff

March 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Entering college as a freshman is the first real taste of independence that most people have. For the first time in life, people are taken out of every environment that has shaped who they are and their opinions on the world... Read more »

Jaded college veteran offers tips to survive your first semester

Janelle Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

You must be new here. I can tell by the bright gleam in your eye and the lanyard dangling  proudly from your neck.  Don’t worry, it’ll be months before the enthusiasm is sucked from you as completely  as the third cup of... Read more »

Don’t drink the water

Don’t drink the water

February 25, 2016

Provost’s relocation plan isolates student minority groups

Gabriella Lyons, Contributor

February 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Robert M. Smith Student Center (SSC) has been bringing Slippery Rock students closer together since the fall of 2012. However, this environment is being threatened for students of color, women, LGBTQIAA++ students and vetera... Read more »

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