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Trump supporters and voters condone his remarks by default

Hopi Myers-Arrigoni, Rocket Contributor

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

In the wake of the most recent election, there has been serious backlash and hatred that I have seen from both sides. I would like to address a notion I have heard coming from some of my friends and loved ones. This statement...

Katie McGinty is a stronger choice for US Senate

The Rocket Staff

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

While most people have been closely following the upcoming presidential election, many Pennsylvanians are unaware of the implications of the tightening race for senate. The race for the Pennsylvania Senate seat may have just as...

Opinion: Gary Johnson is not fit to be president because he is not interested in cooperation

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Most voters are reluctant to support either of the two major party candidates in our upcoming general election on Nov. 8. Understandably, one option people have chosen is to support third party candidates because they hope that...

‘BLM’ is an expression of the first amendment

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The killings of unarmed black men has unified the formation of activist movement: Black Lives Matter. In response, another movement, All Lives Matter, has been born. While Black Lives Matter fights for the equality of African...

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...

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...

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);...

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