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Fantasy football do’s and don’t’s for 2016

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

September 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

You're binge watching Adam Schefter's free agent frenzy and tweets are done. Rookies have been drafted. You've created your own rankings. Training camp happened, and you adjusted. The overanalyzing of each preseason game is over.... Read more »

It is important for athletes to take a pressing stance on race

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

September 4, 2016

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After Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand during the national anthem, he was immediately criticized for being disrespectful and insubordinate. One of the most damning criticisms is the argument that because Kaepernick... Read more »

The Rocket: The experience that was more than just a job

Amber Cannon, Campus Life Editor

April 28, 2016

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When I arrived at the newly-built Robert M. Smith Student Center in 2012 for OMD’s JumpStart, I had no idea what I had gotten myself into. My family left me, my friends left me and I was all alone. I remember sitting in... Read more »

Five life lessons The Rocket Editor-in-Chief learned while in college

Janelle Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2016

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I could bore you all with a very detailed description of my time here, which would be similar to most students’ experiences. If you were interested in that, I’ll give you the synopsis: I learned about myself. I grew up. I... Read more »

An investment in science is the best option

Joe Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

April 28, 2016

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Science is a way many educated people go about studying and learning about the world. It’s dependent on repeatable experiments and observation(s) and peer review. Information is culled and then scientists discern what is true... Read more »

News Editor thanks The Rocket for scaring her everyday

Haley Barnes, News Editor

April 28, 2016

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I can remember coming to Slippery Rock University as a freshman and moving into Building A like it was yesterday. I can even remember what I was wearing. Isn’t that cheesy? But here I am about to graduate in about a week. Coming... Read more »

Senior ready to blast off into the real world

Emily Brown

April 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Towards the end of the spring semester in 2014, which was my first semester attending Slippery Rock University, I remember my professor announcing that The Rocket newspaper was hiring. At first, I wasn’t really interested because... Read more »

Taking off, graduating staffer recalls great experience

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

April 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I was hired onto The Rocket staff a year ago and now, as a senior, I’m getting ready to leave. I’m keen to ask, “what’s changed this past year?” Honestly, there’s still a lot I don’t know. I still can’t spell... Read more »

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