I’m the worst gay best friend

Kristopher Hawkins, President RockOUT, 2012-2015

March 7, 2015

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Hatred is pervasive. Prejudice, bigotry, stereotypes and discrimination can sneak up on you during the most unlikely of times. And this is where we begin. This is not going to be your typical rant... 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 »

Article’s ‘graphic details’ exploit victim and compromise anonymity

Shannon Green

November 13, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To whom it may concern, Like many others, I am writing to you to express my disgust for the most recent cover story, or rag rather,... Read more »

Sexual assault needs covered more carefully

Withheld

November 13, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

It is a given that all print publications are subject to certain ethical standards, no matter the story. And this is especially true when The Rocket chooses to cover incidents that are particularly... Read more »

The Rocket should remove ‘useless piece of journalism’ and apologize

Haley Sweetland

November 13, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Hi I am a reader of the Rocket and I came across a story titled sru student threatens ex girlfriends life. I ask, with the utmost respect for your newspaper, that you please remove this useless piece... Read more »

Christian denominations vary on beliefs regarding homosexuality, many can identify as non-heterosexual

Catherine Massey and Emily Keener

November 13, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

In response to the Opinion piece, “The facts on homosexuality are in the Bible,” the writer’s argument seems flawed. The true question is, as noted by Reverend Irene Monroe, does one follow... Read more »

The Right Side of History

Kristopher Hawkins, Commentary

November 6, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Rachel Collins, As I reflect on your ... Read more »

The facts on homosexuality are in the Bible

Rachel Collins, Commentary

October 30, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Being a Christian today no doubt has its challenges. The Bible is the Christian’s moral compass; God’s message doesn’t change course and neither does his guidance. I have found an abundance of advice in the Bible for modern life situations (e.g. Proverbs). That is what makes the Bible the most published book in all the world; it’s relevant ALL OF THE TIME.

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