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[…]
By: Karen Wray – The weekend of January 23-25 was very important to a number of students from Rocky Mountain College. Rocky played host to the Big Sky Economic Development Authority (EDA), who had one of their prestigious Business Start-Up Weekends in Losekamp Hall. Seven of the students from Scott Severance’s Entrepreneurship II class were[…]
By: Kasha Caprata – Name: Cristi Hamilton Hunnes Originated From: I was born in born in Billings, but primarily grew up in Miles City, Mont. Undergraduate/Masters/PhD Programs: For undergrad, I attended Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., where I received my B.A. in Chemistry. I chose Carleton College for my undergrad because I wanted to go to a small,[…]
By: Kobi Hudson – Rocky Mountain College has had many graduates throughout the past 137 years. Many of these graduates can be found around Billings, the country, and even worldwide. Scott McCulloch, President of the Billings Education Association, graduated in 1977. McCulloch said he decided to go to RMC because “it had a solid reputation[…]
By: Tucker Downs – When I arrived at RMC’s 106th annual Candlelight Dinner on February 5th, my only thoughts were of free food. As a student without a meal plan, I feel like I should take advantage of a free dinner as often as possible. Quickly, I tried to shift my focus onto the spirit of the[…]