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Diversity is an incredibly complex subject

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

February 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The one thing we all have in common is that we all have our differences. Differences are what make us beautiful and captivating people. Attempts to sincerely understand and respect said differences should be encouraged, but ever...

Political topics involving race and ethnicity are important to discuss

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

February 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Within the context of Black History Month, thinking about race and ethnicity dynamically is not just important for the real-life implications of institutional and individual racism and ethnocentrism on minorities, but...

The radio overplays music and ruins it for the listener

Nathaniel Preisel, Rocket Contributor

February 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I’m pretty sure I can say everyone likes music. I know I love music and I love listening to new music. But one thing that ruins music is the radio. I know that sounds weird but let me explain. The radio is a good tool to find...

Life does not provide a timetable for romance

Alec Cunic, Rocket Contributor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Anybody who grows up through life has heard the same adage that has been passed down from parents to children for generations: “One day you’ll meet the love of your life and have a family of your own.” For some, this...

Everyone deserves an opportunity for employment despite a criminal record

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Having a job is crucial to serving as a functional member of society. Being employed allows people to pay bills, stimulate the economy, provide for themselves and/or their families and help other people. Unfortunately, there are...

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...

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