Students should challenge themselves to be courageous

Andria Alessio, Commentary

November 14, 2013

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Chivalry is an outdated notion of the past, women are independent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

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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

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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

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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 »

Students should take full advantage of varied traveling opportunities in college

Ashley Cook, Pixie Posts

November 7, 2013

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Walking through the halls of Spotts, you cannot help but notice the countless numbers of posters advertising travel abroad. Cuba, Istanbul, Italy. All of these are experiences any one would love to have and places most people... Read more »

The United States needs more women in the comedy industry

Hannah McLaughlin, Commentary

November 7, 2013

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Funny women aren’t anything new. If you don’t believe me, watch an episode of I Love Lucy, The Carol Bernet Show, or my personal favorite, The Golden Girls. Women like Tina Fey, Amy Pohler, Kirsten Wiig, and Mya Rudolph carried... Read more »

New iPhone case houses a stun gun for self defense

Casey Young, Casey's Corner, Consider This

November 7, 2013

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Every girl knows the feeling of walking alone and feeling unsafe.  Although Slippery Rock University is a very safe campus, one should always be prepared.  Yellow Jacket now makes a case for iPhone 4 and 4S that has a hidden... Read more »