The Rocket

Support of gay rights is a start in the right direction for struggling Republican party

Will DeShong, Editor Commentary

February 28, 2013

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The New York Times had an interesting article this past week about how a growing number of Republican leaders are signing a brief urging the Supreme Court to rule that gay couples have a constitutional right to get married. While...

Long-awaited ‘Aliens’ video-game exceeds initially poor reviews

Michael Santoro, Observation Station

February 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Every Tuesday we’re greeted with new media releases such as albums, DVD releases, or video games. With each one comes another product the public forges an opinion on. For DVD releases, the reviews are already in on the movies...

Geology is a terrifying science

Jonathan Janasik, Commentary

February 21, 2013

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I woke up this morning in a cold sweat. My body was trembling in fear and agony. A steamy colored liquid seemed to be running down my pant leg. I was having those nightmares again. I was dreaming about geology. Geology is the...

Fox News out-does itself with comment on sexual assault

Will DeShong, Editor Commentary

February 21, 2013

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In a world full of embarrassing 24-hour news coverage, Fox News never fails to separate themselves from their competition with consistently idiotic commentary on a number of topics. This week, the network may have even outdone...

Maintaining a positive outlook can greatly improve life during hard times

Michael Santoro, Observation Station

February 14, 2013

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Sometimes it seems as if our world runs on negativity. Whenever you turn on the news, be it domestic or international, something unpleasant seems to be catching our attention. Even if you walk around in a crowded place you can...

United States needs stronger gun control policies

Will DeShong, Editor Commentary

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

There has been a lot of coverage in the news recently concerning gun control rights in the United States. Many Americans feel very passionate about the topic, on both sides, and I can respect that. But the debate itself,...

Appreciation needs to be given to an increasing number of single parents

Susan Gardner, FMLA

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

If you grew up in a home where you had two parents, you have no idea of the power of the single parent. I was reflecting on my own childhood and how all I ever knew was living in a home where there was only one parent—my...

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