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Flu shots are key to keeping the campus community healthy

The Rocket Staff

November 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Winter is quickly approaching and that means we will soon find ourselves in another series of battles against the illnesses that come with it. While the cold weather creates a threat of sickness for everyone, college students,...

Becoming “cultured” is an important part of the college experience

Nicole Crevar, Rocket Contributor

November 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

What does it mean to be cultured?  Does it involve traveling to a foreign country or speaking multiple languages?     Well, yes and no.  From the standpoint of Intercultural Communication, accepting other cultures is a must...

Child showing education is a right for everyone

Paige Niezelski, FMLA

November 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

As we become globalized and events are seen around the world, one important issue humanity faces is the preservation of human rights. Amnesty International is one organization I am involved with that stands up for people whose...

Movie sequels can offer more than just continued box office profits

Michael Santoro, Rocket Contributor

November 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

So your favorite movie ends, and the scene is set with the main characters either driving off into the sunset or walking away into the distance. You just bonded with these characters for close to two hours; you don’t want to...

PASSHE and APSCUF need to agree to terms for sake of students

The Rocket Staff

November 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

We have been following the ongoing negotiations between APSCUF and PASSHE all semester now. After weeks of reporting on the battle that has now been going on for over two years, it seems the two sides are still miles apart. Now,...

Famous Chicago bar offers great experience

Andy Treese, Campus Life Editor

November 9, 2012

Filed under Opinion

What if I told you the best bar in the world was located under a particular overpass in downtown Chicago - where you would also be unquestionably considered an idiot by your peers if you parked just outside the establishment?...

Women will benefit from election results

Carly Masiroff, FMLA

November 9, 2012

Filed under Opinion

For women, the past few weeks have consisted of being told what they can and cannot do, and how they should think about certain subjects. Well, as of very early Wednesday morning, we stood up together and shouted “another four...

Election shows country is becoming more accepting of diversity

Michael Santoro, Rocket Contributor

November 9, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Is it just me, or isn’t it awesome finally hearing some positivity in news and politics? Tuesday’s election was a big deal, yes. Barack Obama, our first African-American/mixed-race president, was elected for his second term....

Liberal studies requirements enrich the quality of a degree

The Rocket Staff

November 9, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It’s scheduling season again for students at Slippery Rock University, and the never-changing list of complaints from students once again seem to be filling the halls and dorms across campus. While some grumbles are certainly...

Knowing the issues is key before you cast your vote

Carly Masiroff, FMLA

November 5, 2012

Filed under Opinion

I know. I know. It is almost November 6. I also celebrate the first time “Peter Pan” was performed on Broadway in 1897. No? There is something else going on, on that date? Oh, the election. That’s right. On November 6,...

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