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Trump’s popularity reflects followers’ feelings about our country

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

March 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When I speak to my peers about their feelings regarding Donald Trump, I am often met with surprise that he has prospered in the primary election -- that his influence on our electorate is random rather than explainable. This ... Read more »

Arizona primary shows DNC failings

Victoria Davis, Copy/Web Editor

March 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

A primary was held in Arizona this week for the upcoming presidential election, and it was a prime example of how dismal the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has become at promoting easy and ethical voting. After some Democratic ... Read more »

Editorial in ‘The Rocket’ educates people about modern racism

John Snyder, Office of Career Education and Development

March 24, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Cheyenne Jackson’s thoughtful commentary in the March 18th Rocket was right on the mark. Unfortunately, despite the election of President Obama, twice, racism is still a serious problem in the United States. Those of us who... Read more »

Politicians don’t need a background in politics

Joe Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

March 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Most jobs require some mention of experience in order to secure a position. This is especially true for important vocations, like ones in politics. I sure hope an elected official has some sort of experience working with people... Read more »

The Rocket staff editorial sensationalizes water treatment issue

Joe Szalinski, Contributor

March 17, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The views expressed in the “Letters to the Editor” section are those of the writer(s) alone.  The Rocket cannot verify all facts presented in a given letter, but if we are aware of an error or omission, we reserve the right ... Read more »

Minimization of racism is contradicted by testimonies, evidence

Cheyenne Jackson, Rocket Contributor

March 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Do you remember when Facebook was largely a congregation of terrible memes signaling you to “like or share” to avoid some gruesome consequence? As exasperating as that was, something much more ridiculous has begun flooding ... Read more »

The CSIL will remain united, but the movement should not die off

Chris Gordon, Assistant News Editor

March 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On Wednesday, the Slippery Rock University administration released an email, signed by President Cheryl Norton, announcing the abandonment of a controversial proposal to move underrepresented student groups from the Center for... Read more »

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