The Rocket

How to make college home away from home

Chloe Frey, Rocket Contributor

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Let me give you an insight to my best advice, tips, and tricks to surviving (and enjoying life) here at SRU. First, come with an open mind and open heart. We were all raised differently, come from many different places and were...

SRU is a special school, and it is easy to see why

The Rocket Staff

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

“WHERE THE SLIPPERY ROCK CREEK WANDERS WITH ITS SPARKLING FALLS THERE IN STATELY GRACE AND BEAUTY STANDS OLD S.R. HALLS.” The first lines of the SRU alma mater tells you exactly what Slippery Rock is all about: a scho...

Will enough ever be enough? Comments on the Parkland shooting

Cody Nespor, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Hello, my name is Cody Nespor and I am the Editor-in-Chief of The Rocket. I usually do not write editorials as myself because I think it is my job, as the editor of the newspaper, to not push my own ideas or personal biases into...

SRU’s presidential search proves patience is a virtue

The Rocket Staff

February 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With all the drama and controversy surrounding the SRU presidential search in the fall, some people were talking as if the search for SRU's next president was dead in the water. Many people, including members of The Rocket Staff, were unimpressed with the first three finalists that visited campus this past September. While these ...

February 19, 2018

From a philosophy perspective, the true nature of happiness

Spencer Upton, Rocket Contributor

February 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

How many times in your existence have you used the words ‘happy’ or ‘happiness’? For instance, how many different times have you asked someone if they were happy and how many times have you been asked by others if you w...

Is romance real or just a social media display?

Chloe Frey, Rocket Contributor

February 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We tend to get so caught up in social media that we miss out on what is actually happening in front of us. Instead, we may catch the beginning of an event and then pull out a phone to document the rest, which causes us to mis...

Staff Editorial: The duality of college romance

The Rocket Staff

February 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

College is the metaphorical limbo of love. You can go to class and listen to whispers of what parties were the best and who "hooked up" with who in the back of the class while looking at the couple in front of you plan their engagement...

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