The Rocket

Violence continues to increase in our entertainment and culture

Michael Santoro, Rocket Contributor

September 13, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It seems that every time you open up your computer or watch your television, there’s always something to read, view, and learn. Even on the most mundane of days, something is going on somewhere. More and more, it seems...

Legalization of pot seems fair, when compared to alcohol

The Rocket Staff

September 13, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The debate over whether or not marijuana should be legal has been going on for decades. While the issue may not always be taken as seriously as other controversial debates in the news, it is an important debate that would have...

Questioning the notion of ordering condoms through a mail service

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

September 7, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Here at the Rocket, we strive to cover the latest and most hard hitting news that we can find throughout the university. Of course this is much easier said than done. As you may or may not have noticed, Slippery Rock is not...

Working retail at the Grove City Outlet Mall is what you make of it

Michael Santoro, Rocket Contributor

September 7, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Eight miles away from rural Slippery Rock there lies a shopping destination for one and all. A place where you can find clothing, food, kitchen accessories, tools, and a variety of other types of items. The Grove City Area...

The show must go on for SRU Performing Arts students

The Rocket Staff

September 7, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Slippery Rock University is currently in the process of renovating its main performing arts theatre, Miller Auditorium. The ongoing renovations to Miller, which will take at least two and a half years to complete, will ultimately...

Bypassing typical headline news and remembering a world-wide hero

Tim Durr, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It’s officially election time. How can I tell? Take a look at a television, Twitter feed, website, pretty much everywhere you look you’ll see a Romney or Obama commercial telling you why not to vote for the other guy. Whether...

The Rocket continues to evolve to meet demand of the digital age

Will DeShong, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Like every year, The Rocket is entering the new academic year with a new staff eager to improve the newspaper’s impact on the Slippery Rock University community. Last year was a successful year for the Rocket, with the staff...

Seniors aiming to finish strong in final year at the Rock

Michael Santoro, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

Filed under Opinion

So a new semester, and more broadly a new year, is finally upon us. After a hopefully relaxing summer, students all over the world are easing back into the way of school. Some are recent high school graduates starting their...

New state voter ID law has obvious political motives

The Rocket Staff

August 31, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The new Pennsylvania voter identification law is far more fraudulent than any of the state’s nearly nine million registered voters. The Republican-backed legislation’s alleged purpose is to prevent voter fraud at the polls...

Student government elections worth paying attention to

The Rocket Staff

March 22, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of year. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the sidewalks are covered with chalk promoting the various parties running for next year’s Student Government Association. At this time last year,...

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