Oscars serve as platform for social issues

Joseph Szalinski, Commentary

February 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion

For many, the annual Academy Awards is a time to celebrate the hard work that many of Hollywood’s top filmmakers and performers have to offer. Speeches are given, usually thanking peers, colleagues,... Read more »

SRU graduates ‘not ill-prepared to teach’

Deborah Wells

February 19, 2015

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Last week’s Rocket was graced by a letter to the editor “When Everyone Gets Easy A’s, No One Benefits”, written by Kate Walsh, President of the National Council on Teacher Quality. Now why... Read more »

‘Fallacious’ claims used to ‘scare’ readers in opinion piece

Michael Farah

February 19, 2015

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The opinion article on ‘WARNING: Binders are not ok’ contains fallacious claims that were presented by the author(s) of the article. The first claim that Samsill is “cowardly and selfish”... Read more »

When everyone gets easy A’s, no one benefits

Kate Walsh

February 12, 2015

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As a college student, you already know how much GPAs matter.  Your grade point average determines whether or not you keep your scholarships. It affects... Read more »

‘50 Shades of Grey’ abuse depicts BDSM inaccurately

Alexa Merbler, Commentary

February 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

With the upcoming release of the movie adaptation of “50 Shades of Grey,” there has been a lot of discussion in the feminist community about consent and the relationships portrayed in this movie about BDSM. For... Read more »