Television viewers ‘media crazed’ in today’s society

Casey Young, Casey's Corner, Consider This

October 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

No one can escape the media.  It is everywhere, surrounding us 24/7.  Although, who really wants to escape it?  Our generation of students have grown up in a media crazed society.  We grew up watching Barney and Teletubbies,... Read more »

People pose as famous on Instagram app

LaRae Ferguson, RaeLa's Rant

October 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

How is it that you can be one person over the Internet and the complete opposite in real life? One hundred likes on Instagram and suddenly you’re a hot commodity? Who sets the standards? Apparently we do… although I... Read more »

Students should go outside their comfort zone, ‘live a little’

Ashley Cook, Commentary

October 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

While in Italy, on our way to the Piazzale Michelangelo, my group stopped on the Ponte Vecchio to snap some photos of the bridge at night. After a couple of photos, we noticed that an Italian musician was setting up and beginning... Read more »

Women’s Center looking forward to upcoming events

Andria Alessio, Commentary

October 3, 2013

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The Women’s Center is looking forward to bringing back some of the various events and awareness days from prior years, and revamping them to reach out even more to Slippery Rock University students. Last week, the Women’s... Read more »

Traffic cameras make drivers more cautious

Casey Young, Casey's Corner, Consider This

September 26, 2013

Filed under Opinion

For a girl who travels two and a half hours to get to Slippery Rock University from my home town of Orchard Park, New York, I have seen my fair share of speed demons on the road.  The cars going between 15 and 25 miles over the... Read more »

Is iOS 7 for keeps?

Kelsey Sozanski, Commentary

September 26, 2013

Filed under Opinion

You either love it or you hate it.  The new Apple update, iOS 7, has generated quite a stir. iPhone users have mixed feelings about this update.  The update brought a fresh look to the iPhone, but some argue that the old look... Read more »

Feminists defy stereotypes, wear lipstick

Ashley Cook, Commentary

September 26, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In today’s world, “feminist” is a dirty word. In a class filled with women, my professor asked who would classify herself as a feminist. Half of the class raised their hand. Half. For some reason, we have decided that being... Read more »

AVI gets sloppy on the weekends

September 26, 2013

Filed under Opinion

One of the things I made sure to check out before choosing a college was the food. It’s an important thing and something that we as students have the opportunity to enjoy every day. Slippery Rock’s food really is top notch,... Read more »