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Faculty have legitimate grievances regarding potential strike

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

September 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

This week, APSCUF members from 14 PASSHE universities scheduled a strike directed at the state of Pennsylvania which will take place on October 19 should no compromise be made. Per Fox43 News, APSCUF cited grievances with the... Read more »

Zoos cater to humans rather than animals

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

September 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Zoos are something most everyone is familiar with. From excursions with friends and family to dates with someone special, the zoo is good for any occasion. Very rarely, unfortunately, do (most) people go to actually learn about... Read more »

Men’s rugby suspension raises questions about what is and isn’t hazing

The Rocket Staff

September 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Rock men's rugby team was recently suspended for three years by the university following a lawsuit in which a player's mother accused members of the team of hazing her son, which she claims led to him withdrawing from the... Read more »

Dark humor is scathing and honest

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

September 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

My sense of humor is infamous amongst those who know me, for being blasphemous, dark, brazen, and generally caustic. Dark humor is attractive because it’s so scathing and honest. Our world can occasionally be horribly cruel... Read more »

Why the SRU College Democrats endorse Hillary Clinton

Cheyenne Jackson, Rocket Contributor

September 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Early this semester, the SRU College Democrats unanimously voted to endorse Hillary Clinton as the next POTUS. Here are a few reasons we believe make Hillary the one for the job. First, we cannot stress enough the importa... Read more »

Why philosophy of science is paramount in education

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

September 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion

S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) programs are pushed in both high schools and colleges across the country. For a nation struggling with rampant scientific illiteracy, there sure is tremendous focus on careers... Read more »

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