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Uncle Jack and Uncle Joe raise the bar

Emily Hunter, Rocket Contributor

February 10, 2012

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Many people who had the chance to know Uncle Bob (President Robert Smith) during his 13 years at Slippery Rock University would regard him as an open and close friend.  In some cases, like mine, this relationship led to the nickname...

Ron Paul is the best candidate for the job

Tim Durr

February 3, 2012

Filed under Opinion

In high school I used to be obsessed with politics, but nowadays it isn't really my thing. Like most people, I took the mindset that I was too busy to worry about it, and that all politicians are exactly the same, so it wouldn't...

Norton a good opening act for presidential search

Emily Hunter

February 3, 2012

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Now a graduate student at Slippery Rock University, I have been attending this school for the past four years. Tuesday afternoon, I attended the open forum at the Alumni House with Dr. Cheryl Norton, the first candidate for...

Shiny, new electronic textbooks won’t make students study more

Dan Gladis

February 3, 2012

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There are very few things that raise my blood pressure more than listening to supremely unqualified and out-of-touch people talk about education as if they have even the faintest idea of what they are talking about. One of the...

Demand for technology has gotten out of hand

Chloe Finigin

January 27, 2012

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Technology has always been a popular luxury that was mostly associated with youth, but over the years it has transformed to a fully capable and living force. It has pushed society forward and controls what sells and thrives. Whether...

Weight loss campaigns push wrong message

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January 27, 2012

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While watching television, I saw many different versions of the same concept. There are so many commercials about weight loss programs airing these days I can hardly keep up with them all. These commercials are more popular than...

SOPA/PIPA bills would be like killing a fly with an atomic bomb

Dan Gladis

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Many regular readers of this fine publication may notice that I am not, in fact, the indomitable Spencer Caddenpresenting opinions on the great issues of the day. So, for readers new and old, allow me a few lines to introduce...

Proposed anti-piracy acts cause protests, unrest

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Last week you may have noticed some of your favorite websites sporting a different look. The largest online protest in the history of the Internet was launched on Wednesday, Jan. 18 against the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act)/PIPA (Protect...

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