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Why the SRU College Democrats endorse Hillary Clinton

Cheyenne Jackson, Rocket Contributor

September 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Early this semester, the SRU College Democrats unanimously voted to endorse Hillary Clinton as the next POTUS. Here are a few reasons we believe make Hillary the one for the job. First, we cannot stress enough the importa...

Why philosophy of science is paramount in education

Joseph Szalinski, Rocket Contributor

September 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion

S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) programs are pushed in both high schools and colleges across the country. For a nation struggling with rampant scientific illiteracy, there sure is tremendous focus on careers...

Fantasy football do’s and don’t’s for 2016

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

September 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

You're binge watching Adam Schefter's free agent frenzy and tweets are done. Rookies have been drafted. You've created your own rankings. Training camp happened, and you adjusted. The overanalyzing of each preseason game is over....

It is important for athletes to take a pressing stance on race

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

September 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

After Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand during the national anthem, he was immediately criticized for being disrespectful and insubordinate. One of the most damning criticisms is the argument that because Kaepernick...

The Rocket: The experience that was more than just a job

Amber Cannon, Campus Life Editor

April 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When I arrived at the newly-built Robert M. Smith Student Center in 2012 for OMD’s JumpStart, I had no idea what I had gotten myself into. My family left me, my friends left me and I was all alone. I remember sitting in...

Five life lessons The Rocket Editor-in-Chief learned while in college

Janelle Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I could bore you all with a very detailed description of my time here, which would be similar to most students’ experiences. If you were interested in that, I’ll give you the synopsis: I learned about myself. I grew up. I...

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