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Why you should be thinking about philosophy

Spencer Upton, Rocket Contributor

September 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Ask yourself the following question: what is ‘philosophy’? What did you think of, that is, what comes to mind? Was it thoughts of old dead guys, uselessness and unemployment followed closely by a disgusted facial expression?...

SRU should have a debate club to promote diversity of opinions

Joshua Reed, Rocket Contributor

September 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As of late there have been many debates and events focused on the idea of free speech in our country. What is free speech and what should be seen as hate speech? How do we go about dispelling hate speech? Recent events such as...

Five tips to follow as a freshman at SRU

Adam Zook, Assistant News Editor

August 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

College is one of the best times in life to meet new people, learn more about subjects that interest you and repeat the same ill-advised behavior that those who came before you engaged in. However, even at a small campus like Slipper...

After four years, photo editor says goodbye to The Rocket

Rebecca Dietrich, Photo Editor

May 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Four years, two national conferences and 84 newspapers later, my career as photo editor is coming to an end. I don’t know what college would have been like without the opportunity to work at The Rocket and I don’t think I...

Assistant photo editor drops the mic

Kendall Scott, Assistant Photo Editor

May 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

At the end of my sophomore year, looking for something to get me out of the house, I decided to apply for a job with The Rocket on a whim. I was a student in the healthcare sciences field, the only college writing class I had...

Assistant sport editor finds new life at The Rocket

Jordyn Bennett, Assistant Sports Editor

May 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A Canadian dancer named Karen Kain once said, “surround yourself with people who provide you with support and love and remember to give back as much as you can in return.” Honestly, I don’t think I can ever give back what...

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