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International Week held at Rocky Mountain College, article by Cheyenne Lira

International Week is one of the many traditions that occur at Rocky Mountain College. It is a week-long event organized by Amber West Martin, the Director of International Programs, and the Rocktivities staff. The event celebrates the many international students who attend Rocky and serves to educate students about the diverse cultures that are currently[…]

RMC debate team works with tribal community colleges to engage and develop communication skills. Photo by Nicolas Cordero.

Rocky Debate Team works with tribal community colleges, article by Nicholas Cordero

Shelby Long Hammond, professor of communication studies and debate coach for Rocky Mountain College, crafted a program that engages and develops communication skills of students who attend Native American colleges. The program started in fall of 2013 and has been growing rapidly since its inception. The main characteristic of the program is that training is[…]

Where does RMC lie? Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) discussing ways to guard Free Speech to college’s across America. Photo courtesy of Molly Davis.

Free Speech: Where does Rocky Mountain College lie?, editorial by student contributor Molly Davis

The Spring semester at University of California Berkeley began with flames, shouts, and sparks. This was all due to protests and violent riots that broke out in response to Milo Yiannopoulos, who was scheduled to speak at the campus. He never was able to speak, due to safety concerns because of the rioters. Yiannopoulos is[…]

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Does your voice matter: RMC campus provides safe environment for free expression, editorial by Layout Editor Iris Pacheco

Do members of society classify you primarily because your views and opinions are different from theirs? Do you feel safe speaking your opinion in class, at work, or to your friend at the mall? Are you scared that people will harass you because you’re different? In my experience, I’ve found that a way to reduce[…]

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Billings to host the 2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, article by Copy Editor Cheyenne Lira

Great things are happening for Billings, MT and Rocky Mountain College Athletics. This year Rocky and Billings are hosting the NAIA Women’s Division I National Championships. Thirty-two NAIA women’s basketball teams from across the country will travel to Billings to compete in the seven day, single-elimination tournament. Due to the fact that Billings and Rocky[…]

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On campus food at Rocky: A culture of mediocrity?, editorial by Editor-in-Chief Riley Howard

The last issue of The Summit featured an article that explored the idea of a culture of mediocrity in the Fortin Education Center. This discussion was started by Glendive High School Boys Basketball Coach, Wade Murphy, when he sent an email to parents and players attributing a culture of mediocrity as the reason for a[…]

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Home season comes to an end for Rocky basketball teams, article by student contributor Preston Davenport

The Rocky Mountain College basketball teams continued their run at home on Feb. 9 and 11 against Carroll College and Montana Western. The women’s basketball team took two close losses, meanwhile, the men’s basketball team upset ranked teams #8 Carroll College and #13 Montana Western. The women’s basketball team took on Carroll College on Thursday[…]

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President’s Day: Seeking guidance in an age of turmoil, editorial by Online Editor David Fejeran

Last Monday, we celebrated President’s Day, a holiday marked on the third Monday in February commemorating George Washington’s birthday on February 22nd. On President’s Day, we honor all presidents, not just Washington, but everyone from Washington to Trump. In this time of turmoil, where people on different sides of the political spectrum refuse to listen[…]