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Valentine’s Day is actually pretty lit

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

February 9, 2017

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... Read more »

There are too many misconceptions about dating and relationships

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

February 9, 2017

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... Read more »

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

Nathaniel Preisel, Rocket Contributor

February 9, 2017

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 ... Read more »

Social anxiety disorder is not a choice

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

February 5, 2017

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... Read more »

Hollywood needs new content, not more sequels

Nathaniel Preisel, Rocket Contributor

February 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The year 2017 is the year of sequels and reboots. The other day I was leaving the movie theater and as I was walking past all of the coming soon posters I realized that the majority of movies that are coming out this year are... Read more »

Student’s experience at the Women’s March helped her realize the connection between patriotism and protest

Hopi Myers-Arrigoni, Rocket Contributor

January 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Throughout history, protest has been seen through many different lenses. There are those who think a protest is a group of whiny and lazy citizens without jobs who are throwing a tantrum, there is the conflation of violent riots... Read more »

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