The Rocket copy/web editor reflects on beginnings, and newspaper experience

Shelby Stearns, Copy/Web Editor

December 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion

A week before I started college, way back in fall of 2011, my cousin Jonny sent me a text with lyrics from the song “Closing Time” by Semisonic. A simple sentence, but a powerful one nonetheless:... Read more »

Posts about veterans undermine the Syrian refugee crisis

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

November 24, 2015

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Reactions to disastrous events like the Syrian refugee crisis have become increasingly predictable and asinine. One reaction ­­ in the form of meme for this particular crisis is to the effect of “We are aiding Syrian refugees?... Read more »

Response to: Christianity’s God is not Pro-Life

Samantha Jambor, Rocket Contributor

November 23, 2015

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One thing that Christians do wrong is taking Biblical stories, verses, etc. out of context. There are some stories of gruesome things in the Bible, but many miss an important factor: Jesus. Many of the cases involving murder in... Read more »

Irreverent jokes open the door for discussion

Janelle Wilson, Editor-In-Chief

November 19, 2015

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The war of political correctness wages on in our country. Some people argue that political correctness is a necessity, and helps people feel included and respected. Others see it as a harbinger of the end of free... Read more »

Law enforcers should be required to be educated and have military training

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

November 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

We live in a truly turbulent time. There exists a great unrest amongst the American citizenry regarding the perception of police officers and law enforcement personnel. This development is not unwarranted,... Read more »

Christianity’s God is not pro-life, as evidenced by the Bible

Cheyenne Jackson, Rocket Contributor

November 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Disclaimer: The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the various authors on The Rocket opinion pages do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of The ... Read more »