By: Kobi Hudson – Tech Hall here at Rocky Mountain College is a massive building with a massive amount of history. The original Tech Hall dates back to 1908. It was used as a heating plant to heat the other
By: Meg Gildehaus – In the fall of 2010, Anna Gilligan (’14) stepped onto campus at Rocky Mountain College fresh from Dubuque, Iowa. Four years later she found herself, fresh again, working as a copy editor for the Rapid City Journal, a daily newspaper in Rapid City, S. D. Gilligan’s hire is noteworthy because, “Only[…]
By: Richard Leeds – “Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, we are free at last!” While college freedom may not quite compare with the civil rights movement, I am sure many of you were thinking this as you moved into your dorms at the end of August. I know it crossed my[…]
By: Editor Emma – My favorite commercial of all time is an old 2001 video for Dr Pepper, where Garth Brooks is singing a little jingle called “Be You.” Why? Because he (and Dr Pepper) are encouraging us to simply be ourselves.
By: Jayme Green – September is recognized by colleges and universities across the country as National Campus Safety Awareness Month. The highest reported crime on campuses? Property crime. The vast majority of cases (95%) involve property theft, especially electronic portable items including laptops, cell phones, tablets, and iPods. Thieves like easy targets, so they will look[…]
By: Michaela Shifley – Where should I live? Every year, thousands of college students across the country come face- to-face with this question, and for many, the off-campus option seems preferable. But why is commuting supposedly so much better? What makes being a student nomad so appealing? Student Kaelea Price (‘16) of Laurel, Montana, said[…]
By: Sadie Michael – College is often a time of major change, and making transitions to find success and happiness is not always easy. But like many campuses, Rocky offers a variety of resources to assist in freshmen acclimation to college life. One resource is the people already familiar with campus. Faculty, staff and upperclassmen[…]
By: Teresa Sarkela – This fall, Rocky Mountain College’s drama department has caught a comically tragic ailment: John Cariani’s newest play, entitled Love/Sick. Love/Sick examines the sometimes comic, often inevitable, hardships one faces when loving and growing with another person. The New-York based playwright followed a distinctive writing style with the creation of Love/Sick, a[…]