The Rocket

Letter to the Editor: SGA’s Take on the Ongoing Presidential Search

Riley Keffer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Rocket Staff, The Slippery Rock Student Government Association would like to share our thoughts regarding the progress of the presidential search; we ask that those with the authority to effect change take this letter...

Letter to the Editor | Regarding the Council of Trustees & SRU Presidential Search

The Rocket Staff

November 2, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

On October 2, The Rocket received an anonymous envelope containing the following letter to the editor in addition to three other pieces of correspondence. The letter addresses the controversy around the Council of Trustees dec...

Letter to the Editor: To the Slippery Rock University Family

Bob Taylor

October 11, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the Slippery Rock University Family,   Friday’s meeting of the Council of Trustees, and the decision to temporarily suspend and possibly extend the presidential search, was a defining moment in the history of a great institution.   ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Statement from Asst. Provost on Main Street pellet gun incident

David Wilmes, Associate Provost for Student Success

November 17, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

During the evening hours of Nov. 12, a pair of white males driving a red, four-door Hyundai or Kia vehicle reportedly used an Airsoft pellet gun to shoot into a group of seven Slippery Rock University students and alumni walking...

Letter to the editor: The Rocket should print more stories regarding environmental matters

Rebecca Sheriff

April 26, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

I am writing in regards to material that has been published in The Rocket as of late, or rather the lack of material. First I would like to point out that I understand The Rocket is a relatively small student-run newspaper...

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

Josh Rizzo, 2010 Slippery Rock University Graduate

April 7, 2016

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...

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

Marshall Tuten, Rocket Contributor

March 31, 2016

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 ...

Editorial in ‘The Rocket’ educates people about modern racism

John Snyder, Office of Career Education and Development

March 24, 2016

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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