By: Michaela Shifley – When United States military servicemen and women return home from the front lines, they often face new challenges, one of which is going back to school to pursue a college degree. Today, veteran undergraduates make up roughly 4 percent of the national student body. Here at Rocky Mountain College, there are[…]
By: Richard Leeds – With homosexual rights moving to the forefront of conversation in America, Rocky Mountain College’s Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) works to raise awareness about the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Plus (LGBT+) community. Rhiannon Surrette, a freshman elementary education major from West Hills, Calif., and member of the GSA, said that their goal is[…]
By: Kaleb Price – prac·ti·cum (praktikem) noun -a practical application of a course of study. Most of us have gone to school, been taught by a teacher, and, hopefully, learned something. Whether that something is exciting such as learning that Benjamin Franklin established the first library and that Quantum Physics are the stuff that dreams[…]
By: Teresa Sarkela – Whether you are a fan of the Beatles or not, one can not argue with Rolling Stone Magazine, fifty years of fans and musicians, or Maxwell’s silver hammer. The Beateles are one of the most influential bands of the 21st century. The reasons why The Beatles were able to skyrocket successfully[…]
By: Kasha Caprata – Name: Emily Geraghty Ward Originated From: I was born in Albany, N.Y. My parents moved out west when I was 3 years old. Undergraduate/Masters/PhD Programs: Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash., Bachelor of Arts, Geology Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., Master of Science, Geology University of Montana, Missoula, Mont., Doctor of Philosophy, Geology Inspiration[…]
By Richard Leeds – Smartphones are simply one of the greatest achievements of modern technology. With them, one can check their email, write an essay for class, check all their social media, take a picture, be entertained by a multitude of games, and (if you still have some battery life) make phone calls. This is[…]
By: Shadya Jarecke – Yik Yak is taking college students by storm. Created in 2013, this free app allows both Android and iOS users to post anonymously to a wall and reveal every juicy secret, comical remark, or random thought that comes to mind. Specifically made for college students, the app recently made its appearance[…]
By: Teresa Sarkela – While most students who returned to Rocky this semester found themselves once again in Morledge-Kimball or Tech Hall, a few select students have had the opportunity to take part in a truly incredible out-of-class- room experience- a semester studying art, history, and culture abroad in Italy.
By: Teresa Sarkela – One of the 11 students participating in the Semester in Italy, junior sociology major and music minor Leo Steiner, took the time to answer a few questions about the semester of a lifetime from across the ocean.