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Fatal overdoses on heroin, other drugs shouldn’t be labeled as suicide

Joe Szalinski, Contributer

April 7

Filed under Opinion

Heroin has been in the news lately on account of its growing popularity and the fact that it is cheaper and stronger than ever before. With all of the increased usage comes a greater number of addicts and overdoses. To combat...

IUP’s per-credit tuition will set dangerous precedents for PASSHE schools

Josh Rizzo, 2010 Slippery Rock University Graduate

April 7

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s (IUP)recent decision to replace flat-rate tuition with a per-credit system is a worrisome decision. Students taking 15 credits will pay $565 more per semester. Currently, students who...

Six reasons you should join your college’s student newspaper

Janelle Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

April 7

Filed under Opinion

When you picture a journalist, you are probably imagining the quintessential reporter of the early 20th century. But long gone are the days of press passes stuck into fedoras, notepads and pens, replaced instead by passes clipped...

‘The Rocket’ article ignores pornography’s distortion of intimacy

Marshall Tuten, Rocket Contributor

March 31

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I write this article to discourage the normalization of pornography that society, media and supposed experts continue to promote in our day both at SRU and worldwide. The Rocket article published several weeks ago confirms my ...

Trump’s popularity reflects followers’ feelings about our country

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

March 31

Filed under Opinion

When I speak to my peers about their feelings regarding Donald Trump, I am often met with surprise that he has prospered in the primary election -- that his influence on our electorate is random rather than explainable. This ...

Arizona primary shows DNC failings

Victoria Davis, Copy/Web Editor

March 24

Filed under Opinion

A primary was held in Arizona this week for the upcoming presidential election, and it was a prime example of how dismal the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has become at promoting easy and ethical voting. After some Democratic ...

Editorial in ‘The Rocket’ educates people about modern racism

John Snyder, Office of Career Education and Development

March 24

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Cheyenne Jackson’s thoughtful commentary in the March 18th Rocket was right on the mark. Unfortunately, despite the election of President Obama, twice, racism is still a serious problem in the United States. Those of us who...

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