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New RMC Coffee Kiosk Opens

By: Jessica Drake – There is a new coffee spot on campus for thirsty students, late night study groups, or students who just need a coffee break: the Rocky Roasters coffee kiosk. The original project started last year when Rocktivities, which organizes student on-campus activities, experimented with the idea of having a coffee shop on campus. The Rocktivities staff liked the idea[…]

A Not So Common Read

By: Emma King – Renowned author Sherman Alexie will be joining the RMC community at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 23, in the Fortin Education Center to share social perspectives and put a capstone on the 2014 Common Read Program. The Common Read is all about “a shared reading experience,” according to the Rocky website.[…]

Within Your Power

By: Emma King – Responsibility. It’s a big word, smacks of scarier words like “commitment” and “obligation,” and yet, it’s not something you can really put your finger on. What exactly is responsibility, really? Merriam-Webster.com gives one definition of responsibility as “moral, legal, or mental accountability,” but even accountability is confusing and still a little[…]

David Crisp
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Get to Know Your Professors: This Issue: Q & A with David Crisp

By: Kasha Caprata – Name: David Crisp Originated From: Victoria, Texas Undergraduate Program: Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, [offered] my bachelor of arts. I chose my undergraduate degree because it had few prerequisites, and I was interested in a wide variety of subjects. I went to SFA because I had G.I. Bill money[…]

ASRMC Kicks Off New School Year

By: Samantha Zetler – According to its constitution, Associated Students of Rocky Mountain College (ASRMC) serves as the voice of the students. Student government is essential to Rocky Mountain College. Danny Benzel, ASRMC President, says the main function of ASRMC “is to provide positive opportunities for students to enhance their college experience.” ASRMC allocates funds[…]

Non-Traditional Students Find Success at Rocky

By: Michaela Shifley – College is not just for the young 20-year- old. With the United States’ ever-increasing emphasis on the importance of having a college degree, universities across the country are seeing an all-time high of non-traditional student enrollment (typically meaning students over the age of 25), and Rocky Mountain College is no exception.[…]