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The radio overplays music and ruins it for the listener

Nathaniel Preisel, Rocket Contributor

February 17

Filed under Opinion

I’m pretty sure I can say everyone likes music. I know I love music and I love listening to new music. But one thing that ruins music is the radio. I know that sounds weird but let me explain. The radio is a good tool to find...

Life does not provide a timetable for romance

Alec Cunic, Rocket Contributor

February 16

Filed under Opinion

Anybody who grows up through life has heard the same adage that has been passed down from parents to children for generations: “One day you’ll meet the love of your life and have a family of your own.” For some, this...

Everyone deserves an opportunity for employment despite a criminal record

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

February 15

Filed under Opinion

Having a job is crucial to serving as a functional member of society. Being employed allows people to pay bills, stimulate the economy, provide for themselves and/or their families and help other people. Unfortunately, there are...

Valentine’s Day is actually pretty lit

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

February 9

Filed under Opinion, Sex and Love Issue

Years ago, I believed that the sole purpose of Valentine’s Day was to drive consumers to Hallmark stores so that they could spend a lot of money on overpriced cards that their loved ones will ultimately toss out without a second thou...

There are too many misconceptions about dating and relationships

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

February 9

Filed under Opinion, Sex and Love Issue

A relationship is an exciting and enriching union that two or more people decide to enter into as a means of growing as a team and as individuals. The dynamic of dating has changed immensely over the years, especially recen...

Expressing love should not be saved for a single day in the year

Nathaniel Preisel, Rocket Contributor

February 9

Filed under Opinion, Sex and Love Issue

It’s February and this is the month when everyone seems to talk about love. That’s mostly due to the fact that Valentine’s Day is on February 14th. Now I have a love-hate relationship with Valentine’s Day. One reason ...

Social anxiety disorder is not a choice

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

February 5

Filed under Opinion

"Who's that quiet, creepy looking guy?" "I don't know, just ignore him." And, that's how most conversations go when talking about shy people. But do these conversers know shyness isn't a choice? Ultimately, it's similar...

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