By Teresa Sarkela – With many local artists striving to find a creative outlet in Billings, several RMC students, alumni, and faculty have found a niche with Sacrifice Cliff Theatre Company’s 2015 New Works Festival. SCTC, created by Patrick Wilson and RMC alum Shad Scott, has been in Billings for two years. The company aims[…]
By: Brandon Keim – The art within the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery in Tech Hall of Rocky Mountains College is full of talent. This current art show is for students who love and have a passion for fine arts. It is a student-only art show that will be hosting only the best of artists’ work. The gallery[…]
By: Kasha Caprata – Name: Mark Stephen Moak Originated From: I was born in the South, New Orleans to be exact, but I spent most of my youth in Georgia. Undergraduate/Masters/PhD Programs: For my undergraduate studies, I first attended Valdosta State University (VSU) where I hoped to further my passion of art and achieve my Bachelor of Fine[…]
By: David Fejeran – Cancun, Mexico. Spring Break is that time of the year when students can leave their student persona behind, while not feeling the obligation to go home and listen to Grandpa’s political rants at the dinner table. Many college students take the opportunity to travel to distant lands where winter is but[…]
By: Gerald Giebink – Thanks to local efforts, the Governor of Montana has recognized March 7th, 2015 as Narcolepsy Awareness Day, or “Suddenly Sleepy Saturday”. Narcolepsy is an immunodeficiency disorder that causes a deregulation of sleep cycles. It is caused by a hypocretin deficiency in the brain, and is incurable. Symptoms include excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy[…]
By: Karen Wray – A lot of you may have heard about ASRMC, but many of you may not know what it stands for and what we actually do within Rocky Mountain College. ASRMC stands for Associated Students of Rocky Mountain College, and we are the Student Council. ASRMC voice concerns of the students to[…]
By: Michaela Shifley – Loans scare me. Mainly because I know almost nothing about them, besides the fact that they pay my school bills, and also keep me from having to live on a steady diet of Ramen Noodles and Taco Bell. One thing I do know for sure, however, is that American college students[…]
By: Kobi Hudson – On March 11, 2015, the world’s largest and most powerful solid fueled rocket motor was test fired in Promontory, Utah. This test was a qualification for the motor to be used in the Space Launch System (SLS), a rocket NASA is developing to send people on long-distance missions into space.
By Brandon Keim – The Summit had the chance this week to catch up with men’s basketball head coach Bill Dreikosen and the four seniors on the team: Tyree Anderson, Malachi Roberts, Sian Laine, and Danny Little. The four seniors all play a major role on the team, as do the other eight on the[…]
By Richard Leeds – It is no secret that Rocky Mountain College has an abundance of clubs to keep its students occupied. Yet, until recently, hockey was one ac- tivity that was missing from the roster. RMC officially gained a club that fills that void in the fall of 2014: the Rocky Slapshots.
By: Tessa Fraser – As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” This is exactly what the Rocky Mountain College’s debate team is doing by collaboratively teaching debate workshops at tribal colleges around Montana and Wyoming.
By: Gabriel Aponte – Last year, RMC’s Environmental Club brought solar energy to the Bair Family Student Center – made possible by the leadership of senior Renee Seacor as the mind of the project, and with the contribution of generous donors that provided a total of $68,676 in funds. The solar panels save the college[…]
By Kasha Caprata – Name: Anthony Luke Hammond Originated From: Missoula, Montana Undergraduate/Masters/PhD Programs: I attended the University of Montana in Missoula to get my Bachelor of Arts in Music, then again after a year off to get my Bachelor of Music Education. A few years after that, I earned my Masters of Music through[…]
By: Teresa Sarkela – I have to admit something that has been lingering on my tiny little brain since I began this final year of college: I have no idea what I’m doing. Upon graduation, there seem to be a million different paths out there to take, to choose from, to aim toward; meanwhile, I’m[…]
By: Karen Wray – From February 6-8, Tim Lohrenz, the Outdoor Rec. Director, brought a group of 20 Rocky Mountain College students on a fantastic ski weekend. This class accounted for one credit, making it especially popular with the students.
By: Teresa Sarkela – While RMC works on developing a campus-wide Tobacco Free policy, confusion among students has been raised regarding what the policy actually is and how it will affect them. The policy, which is still in the works of being created by a designated Task Force, means RMC will prohibit use of tobacco[…]
By: Michaela Shifley – Every child deserves a champion. This philosophy is the driving force behind a new RMC mentoring initiative that aims to pair Rocky students and faculty with at-risk children at Highland Elementary School. Aptly named the “Bears and Cubs” program, students and staff (the “Bears”) are asked to commit to at least one[…]
By: Brandon Keim – The ski team here at Rocky consists of great coaching, young talent, and speed. Over the last 14 years, behind coach Jerry Wolf, the men’s and women’s ski teams have qualified for Nationals every year. The ski teams consist of two coaches, Jerry Wolf and his son Jeremy Wolf, eight women[…]
By: Teresa Sarkela – Closing night of Blithe Spirit: props are set, ghostly make-up is flying, and sentimental cards are being passed around by cast and crew. As the curtain closes on another RMC production, three seniors and head RMC Drama professor, Gerry Roe, will also be bowing with the department in a grand finale.
By: David Fejeran – This Valentine’s Day was a bit of a struggle for my friend, Trevor Scott. An honest young man from the suburbs of Portland, he came to Rocky not only for the stellar Environmental Science program, but also to broaden his horizons and experiment with the scary world of dating. “This Valentine’s[…]