Students should take full advantage of varied traveling opportunities in college

Ashley Cook, Pixie Posts

November 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

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

Filed under Opinion

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

Filed under Opinion

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 »

Bullying about more than the victim

Ashley Cook

October 31, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor,   There was an article in the last edition of The Rocket about bullying. I agree with several of the points the gentleman made such as the fact that bullies exist outside of school and I also believe... Read more »

Students should consider consequences of drinking before attending parties

The Slippery Rock Alcohol and Addictions Coalition

October 31, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor,   We are concerned...at the Slippery Rock Alcohol and Addictions Coalition meeting, held on September 25, 2013, that was the emotion used to express the feelings the coalition members had for the... Read more »

SEA starts new campaign: ‘Flaunt your Fleece Fridays’

Paul W. Scanlon, PE, LEED AP, Special Assistant to the President for Sustainability Planning & Operations

October 31, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor,   Get Your Fleece On – SRU  “Flaunt Your Fleece Fridays” Campaign begins November 1!   In March of this year, President Norton and Cabinet approved the SRU Energy Conservation... Read more »

Lung cancer could be prevented with cleaner air pollution practices

Bonnie LaPlace

October 31, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,   Too many people are being diagnosed with lung cancer everyday – those who smoke, and those who don’t. It’s heartbreaking. We, as a society, need to be advocates for cleaner, healthier air to breathe... Read more »

Mom fitness blogger sparks controversy

Casey Young, Casey's Corner, Consider This

October 31, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Although the picture of Maria Kang, a fitness blogger and mother of three, has only recently been getting attention after being reposted on Facebook from her blog a year ago, it has caught national attention.  With the title... Read more »