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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 »

Faculty have legitimate grievances regarding potential strike

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

September 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

This week, APSCUF members from 14 PASSHE universities scheduled a strike directed at the state of Pennsylvania which will take place on October 19 should no compromise be made. Per Fox43 News, APSCUF cited grievances with the... Read more »

Zoos cater to humans rather than animals

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

September 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Zoos are something most everyone is familiar with. From excursions with friends and family to dates with someone special, the zoo is good for any occasion. Very rarely, unfortunately, do (most) people go to actually learn about... Read more »

Men’s rugby suspension raises questions about what is and isn’t hazing

The Rocket Staff

September 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Rock men's rugby team was recently suspended for three years by the university following a lawsuit in which a player's mother accused members of the team of hazing her son, which she claims led to him withdrawing from the... Read more »

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