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Political correctness helps people work toward an ‘accurate and inclusive narrative’

Dylan Vamosi, Contributor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“I think the big problem this country has is being politically correct,” ­ Donald Trump said. Ah, that is the problem in America. All we needed was Mr. Trump to articulate it so clearly.  What a meaningless, cheap bout... Read more »

Political correctness doesn’t prepare students for the real world

Jessica Johnson

September 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

As chair of the Slippery Rock College Republicans, I never thought I would see a day where President Obama spoke the thoughts that consistently run through my head. However, during his speech on September 14th in a Des Moines... Read more »

“All Lives Matter” is harmful to the Black Lives Matter movement

Dylan Vamosi

September 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Over the last year, it has become increasingly difficult to navigate social media without stumbling upon #AllLivesMatter. We have also heard this gaffe from politicians on both sides of the spectrum. Martin O’Malley, a Dem... Read more »

Polyamory doesn’t threaten the sanctity of traditional relationships

Joseph Szalinski

September 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I am not in a polyamorous relationship, nor have I ever been. I am perfectly happy being monogamous in the relationship that I am currently in, however, this does not prevent me from understanding or attempting to understand po... Read more »

Unpopular opinions are important for multi-dimensional thinking

Shelby Stearns, Copy/Web Editor

September 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I don’t like Taylor Swift. I think she’s obnoxious. I don’t put syrup on my pancakes or jelly on my peanut butter sandwiches because I don’t like them. I find maxi skirts superfluous and Starbucks grossly overrated. I... Read more »

Pledge of Allegiance isn’t representative of all American people

Cheyenne Jackson, Commentary

September 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Disclaimer: The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the various authors on The Rocket opinion pages do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of The Rocket or The Rocket staff It’s time... Read more »

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