University should offer more than four graduation tickets to graduating seniors

Kelsey Reese, Commentary

April 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Being the senior that I am, last Thursday I went to the student center to pick up all of the graduation necessities: cap, gown, and my FOUR graduation tickets. Four tickets… not even six. Maybe... Read more »

125 Anniversary events should be more inclusive for students

Jonathan Janasik, Commentary

April 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion

This week I received an email from the office of the president telling me to fill out a survey. This is in itself is nothing surprising, if there’s one thing that I’ve learned from the constant bombardment of school related... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Campaign to end ‘R’ word serves as starting point toward creating accepting attitudes

The Rocket

April 3, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Spread The Word to End the Word: A Letter to the Editor In response to Vincent Scalamogna’s Commentary “Students signing petitions to end words will not evoke social change” As an advocate for individuals with... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Columnist misses point of ‘R’ word campaign, serves as pledge to remove word from society’s vocabulary

The Rocket

April 3, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor, I am writing in response to “Student signing petitions to end words will not evoke social change.”  First of all, signing to end the use of the R-word is not a petition, but a pledge.  By... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Therapeutic Rec club educates students

The Rocket

April 3, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor, I am writing this in regards to the commentary, “Students signing petitions to end words will not evoke social change”. First, I want to thank you for proving the Therapeutic Recreation club’s... Read more »

Campus has plethora of opportunities to explore new things, students should take advantage

Casey Young, Casey's Corner, Consider This

April 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The American Sign Language (ASL) club presented an amazing event at the Student Center Tuesday night.  Keith Wann and Wink each performed a comedy sketch in sign language, while the other interpreted. ... Read more »

MLB and the ‘juice’

Steven Bartley, Rocket Contributor

April 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports

With Barry Bonds coming back to Pittsburgh on opening day to give Andrew McCutchen the 2013 NL MVP award made me wonder a little bit: are people starting to forget the steroid era in baseball? Don’t get me wrong, the Bonds departure... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Condom vending machines promote wellness to students

March 28, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor, We are writing in response to “Instagram Pic of the Week”. The picture was of the condom vending machine found in the Bailey Library, provided by the Protection Connection. The comment below... Read more »