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Book on plants can teach you a lot about friendship

Jonathan Janasik, Rocket News Editor

March 28, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Book Review "Make Friends With Your House Plants" 4.5 Stars The Rocket has reviewed almost everything. We’ve reviewed movies, video games, bars, food, and even pairs of trousers in the fashion column. I’ve decided ...

D.O.M.A. debates are embarrassing the country

Will DeShong, Editor Commentary

March 28, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The entire country is currently wrapped up in the ongoing Supreme Court hearings concerning gay marriage. To me it is an unsettling story to see in the news. I mean, it is simply frightening to think that there is a large group...

Feminist progress needs to go beyond Title IX

Susan Gardner, FMLA

March 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

This week there was a Diversity and Inclusion series focused on Title IX. I’m sure many of you have gone to some of these events, or maybe just one, or some of you may have no idea what I’m talking about. Some of you may...

Title IX helping women, but holding many sports back

Kristin Karam, Commentary

March 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Title IX had a huge impact on women’s sports when it was enacted in the 70s. Since then, women’s sports have continued to grow and develop and society seems to have accepted that women want, can and will succeed in the world...

Glory days of rock music seem to be in the past

Michael Santoro, Observation Station

March 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

What’s your favorite kind of music? That question can lead to all kinds of answers. With an abundance of genres already existing and more being created, there’s a lot to choose from. My answer is rock music, followed closely...

Online dating can teach you a lot about yourself

Jonathan Janasik, Commentary

March 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

After my girlfriend broke up with me, a friend tried to comfort me by saying that there are plenty of fish in the sea. I honestly have no idea what the hell he was trying to tell me. I’ve got blue balls and a broken heart, how...

Upcoming graduation can be an overwhelming experience for another batch of seniors

Michael Santoro, Observation Station

February 28, 2013

Filed under Opinion

If there’s one thing that has the propensity to scare, excite and overwhelm a college student, it would be graduation. For many of us seniors, this can be quite a stressful time. Getting everything ready for graduation itself,...

Campus concludes feminist events: Students must continue fight against sexual violence

Susan Gardner, FMLA

February 28, 2013

Filed under Opinion

One in three women will be raped or beaten in her lifetime, and this adds up to more than one billion women. This fact haunts me. This fact haunts people all over the world. This fact is the reason why we must fight for an...

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