Letter to the Editor: Ice Bucket Challenge ‘stands as an example of using social media for good’

Gordon Ovenshine

September 4, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Thank you to Kevin Squires and The Rocket for drawing worthy attention to ALS via the paper’s Aug. 28 opinion piece. My mother-in-law was recently diagnosed, so we are learning as a family about... Read more »

Working during the semester effects students’ academics and college experience, restoring funding to higher education would help to resolve problematic situation

April 24, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor, When I was a college student I didn’t work a job during the academic year. This is not because my family... Read more »

NO MORE LETTER GRADES: A suggestion to save time in assigning grades and reduce headaches

April 17, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor, A student takes a course and averages 89.99% at the end of the semester, after the professor has rounded her/ his total numerical... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Campaign to end ‘R’ word serves as starting point toward creating accepting attitudes

The Rocket

April 3, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Spread The Word to End the Word: A Letter to the Editor In response to Vincent Scalamogna’s Commentary “Students signing petitions to end words will not evoke social change” As an advocate for individuals with... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Columnist misses point of ‘R’ word campaign, serves as pledge to remove word from society’s vocabulary

The Rocket

April 3, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor, I am writing in response to “Student signing petitions to end words will not evoke social change.”  First of all, signing to end the use of the R-word is not a petition, but a pledge.  By... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Therapeutic Rec club educates students

The Rocket

April 3, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor, I am writing this in regards to the commentary, “Students signing petitions to end words will not evoke social change”. First, I want to thank you for proving the Therapeutic Recreation club’s... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Condom vending machines promote wellness to students

March 28, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor, We are writing in response to “Instagram Pic of the Week”. The picture was of the condom vending machine found in the Bailey Library, provided by the Protection Connection. The comment below... Read more »

Opinion article on gay athletes misses the mark, needs more research

March 6, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor,   I am writing in response to Vince Scalamonga’s opinion article “Athletes ‘coming out’ merely political, unnecessary for fans” concerning Michael Sam’s recent announcement about... Read more »