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Workplaces should encourage an apprenticeship-style approach

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Like many other graduating (super) seniors, I too am beleaguered by sending out countless copies of my résumé and a plethora of custom-tailored cover letters. It’s quite a daunting challenge actually, trying to convince someone...

Millennials have a different take on food consumption

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

April 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Working in a grocery store for about six years has allowed me to meet some interesting people. I’ve seen and heard more than I would’ve liked to, with a few rants being included in there. But a few customer rants I heard a...

The stigma around menstruation is a direct form of misogony

Lauren McNeil, Rocket Contributor

April 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A woman never forgets the first time she got her period. For me, it was when I was eleven years old. I was in the fifth grade, and I had been playing at a friend’s house just up the street from mine. Suddenly I had to use th...

There are multiple versions of ‘college towns’

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Slippery Rock is an ever-burgeoning small town that will forever be associated with the university that shares its name. Although the area is replete with a mixture of “mom and pop shops” and bigger, corporate entities, as...

Your V.O.I.C.E is best option for Slippery Rock students in elections

The Rocket Staff

April 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

SGA elections have begun at Slippery Rock, featuring two competing parties. In years past, one ticket is composed of candidates known to SGA, in this case the party is titled SRYOU, but the opposition, while it has some SGA representation,...

Normalizing Trump is a non-issue

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

March 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

To preface my argument, as a liberal arts student who has an SUV adorned with Grateful Dead paraphernalia and stickers that advocate for recycling and National Public Radio, it’s safe to say that I resist even the general idea...

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