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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: To the SRU community post-Charlottesville

September 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

To the SRU Community, As I prepared for classes in the weeks leading up to today, I was stunned by the events in Charlottesville, VA, and could not help but be reminded of other recent events that could potentially impact the...

Are we headed towards “idiocracy”?

Joshua Reed, Rocket Contributor

September 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

For anyone who has yet to watch Mike Judge’s “Idiocracy” please do so now. Judge’s satirical film about a future America where the public has become so dumbed down that we elect a pro wrestler as president who holds monster...

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...

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