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 »

Students should consider effort that goes into running Boozel

Amanda Klein, SRU Student

October 17, 2013

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As a Boozel student employee of three years, I found the “AVI gets sloppy on the weekends” article in the Opinion section of September 27 issue of the paper to be very offensive. In the past three years, I have had the privilege... Read more »

People should spread kindness, not pass misery on to others

Ashley Cook, Pixie Posts

October 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” – Henry James Working at a worldwide fast food restaurant for the last four years has made me... Read more »

Society approaching teen bullying issue the wrong way

Jim Garrity, Commentary

October 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Being a fat kid in middle school isn’t easy, trust me.  I was fat.  I won’t dance around it and say “pudgy” or “chubby”, I’ll be honest and say fat.  As a result, being made fun of is a large part of my history,... Read more »

Americans can justify buying animal Halloween costumes

Kelsey Sozanski, Casey's Corner, Consider This

October 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Halloween costumes for animals, you either love them or you hate them.  It has been reported according to Time Magazine, that Americans spend $370 million on our pets’ costumes. Recession? What recession? If we can spend... Read more »