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What is holiday spirit?

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

December 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

​It’s that time of year again, when rampant consumerism meets Yuletide cheer. And people across the board are relatively unsure to feel about it. I feel that this is for two reasons: we're getting older and becoming to privy... Read more »

The damage of war on the Christmas season

Hopi Myers-Arrigoni, Rocket Contributor

December 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

With the holidays just around the corner, there comes a certain level of giddiness and joy. It could be a break from school, the chance to see family and friends, and/or the chance to celebrate a unique holiday for your religion.... Read more »

Our culture is breeding useless revolutionaries

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

December 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It goes without saying that 2016 has been one of the craziest years anyone has ever seen. It has defied expectation in every way possible! Not only has it been absolutely unorthodox, but incredibly unfortunate as well. Celebrity... Read more »

Thanksgiving is a time for family, but we must address the faults behind its creation

The Rocket Staff

November 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is interpreted as a holiday that kicks off the holiday season with a spectacular feast featuring turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and other delicacies. It's a time... Read more »

Rock “paycheck” games provide both experience and money for the school

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Basketball Preview 2016, Opinion, Sports

Both the Slippery Rock men’s and women’s basketball teams’ exhibition games this season provide both experience for the student athletes against Division I opponents, as well as guaranteed money to each program. The men’s... Read more »

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