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SRU student recalls favorite holiday tradition

Megan Anderson, Rocket Contributor

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The story "Twas the Night Before Christmas" has turned into a wonderful game that my family has been playing since I was seven years old. The year was 1998 or 1999, on Christmas Eve. My dad’s side of the family had come over...

Should employers be forced to provide free contraception to their employees

Oscar Matous, Rocket Contributor

December 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The debate over whether employers should be required to provide contraceptives to employees, without patient co-payment, has been a topic of discussion for years. It dates back to at least the 1970s, when the U.S. Senate began to ...

Five late-night cramming locations other than Bailey Library to go to for finals week

Cody Nespor, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Bad news befell the SRU community last week as we found out that for the first time in forever, Bailey Library will not be open 24/7 during finals week this semester. Club Bailey will follow its usual schedule of closing at midnight...

Students have been forgotten, ignored in the search for SRU’s president

Victoria Davis, Copy/Web Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

My name is Victoria. I'm a senior here at Slippery Rock and I love this place more than my own home, and because of that, I try to give back to SRU in the ways that I can. One of those ways is looking out for future SRU students,...

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...

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