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Journalism’s most important asset is integrity, not sensationalism

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Journalism is a difficult field to break into. Between declining readership and “competition” among those with degrees in the field when vying for jobs after graduation, one must set him or herself apart from the rest of the... Read more »

State is attempting to force more work onto faculty with no increase in salary

Hopi Myers-Arrigoni, Rocket Contributor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Before I begin this piece, I want to make clear that I do not want to strike any more than my faculty and peers, but if that is what it takes for the state to listen, then I will support my professors. I am writing this article... Read more »

Opinion: The NFL is a cult

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

October 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Sports act almost as a religion for many people. The level of devotion goes unparalleled in most other pursuits. People travel to distant cities to see teams play; show up hours early to tailgate in parking lots near the stadium(s);... Read more »

Hamilton is not perfect, but it is nonetheless dynamic and important

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

October 11, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Since the release of "Hamilton" last year, the musical has rightfully gained widespread recognition as an elite musical and creative accomplishment. It is. "Hamilton" is restless, engaging, emotionally provocative, and beautifully... Read more »

Businesses and government should learn boundaries

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

If this election has shown us anything, it’s that we were, and hopefully still are, open to many different options of government: the democratic socialism championed by Bernie Sanders; thinking of government like a business,... Read more »

Addicts need compassion, not hatred

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

October 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Our country is in the midst of an epidemic unlike anything seen before: incredibly cheap prices, in concert with once unbelievable purity, have led many to start using heroin, among other drugs. Of course, by now, the purity... Read more »

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