The Rocket

Get ready: The time has come

The Rocket Staff

March 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

College is going to be difficult. If you make it to graduation thinking otherwise, you did something wrong. College is going to be a drastic change from high school in ways that are both good and bad. You will have significantly...

It’s Time for Aaron Bernstine to Resign

Madison V. King, News Director at WSRU-FM

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, obey and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of this Commonwealth and that I will discharge the duties of my office with fidelity.” On ...

How can we support diversity on our campus?

Josiah Cole, President of the Student Union of Multicultural affairs

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Like many other students, I attended the town hall meeting on Monday. While I was impressed by much of what I heard, I think that we need to remember the role each of us can play to promote diversity on our campus so that we do no...

Our View: Stop and Listen

The Rocket Staff

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

At the beginning of the week, The Rocket staff discussed a proper response to the racist vandalism in Rhoads Hall. We each felt strongly about the incident and we knew we thought the vandalism was wrong, but we didn't know wha...

All students should get involved in Student Government

Dallas Kline, President of the Student Government Association

February 21, 2019

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If the beginning of your college career was anything like mine, my acceptance into Slippery Rock meant a celebration and committing as soon as possible and a bit of fear of the unknown. Upon my deposit, I became part of the Rock fami...

So you can tend to your garden

Dr. Alan Levy, History Professor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

I attended the Monday night assembly at the Smith Center and listened to the students and President Behre discuss the campus’ situation regarding racial issues.  Some may say there was nothing sequential about the evening’s pr...

Our View: Believe what they say, Ignore what they do

The Rocket Staff

February 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Last semester during National Hazing Prevention Week, SRU's Interfraternity Council (IFC) ran a social media campaign on Instagram featuring photos of members of Fraternity Life (FSL). The campaign showed members from each chapter...

To the American democratic socialists:

Brian McLaughlin, President of the College Republicans

December 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Soviet Union was created after the Bolshevik Revolution 1918-20. The Bolsheviks, Russian Social Democratic Worker's Party (RSDWP)(key words 'Social Democratic') wanted to use democratic centralism (big government) to create a p...

When facts obstruct agenda

Caitlyn Kilmer, President Pi Sigma Alpha

December 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In our current political climate with Republican-controlled Legislative and Executive branches despite the most recent election ending with a popular vote that favored the Democratic candidate by over 2.8 million, it can be ag...

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