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Saving money in college is no longer a lost art, editorial by Sarah Rothstein

It is an undeniable fact that life is expensive. The costs of food, housing, living expenses, medical bills, and transportation fees all add up to one hefty bill and a stress headache. However, there are steps college students can take to save money while balancing classes, sports, social commitments, and other life demands. College students[…]

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The captivating “Weekly Webb” comes to an end, editorial by Nicolas Cordero

After an inspiring 34-year career at The Billings Gazette, Jaci Webb is starting a new chapter in life. Rocky Mountain College students still have the pleasure of interacting with Webb as she continues her role as an adjunct professor at the institution. Webb was the the arts and entertainment reporter for The Billings Gazette for[…]

PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 23/2/2018: Amy Crean, individual winner and team winners Cian Leahy and Aodhan Peelo at the Irish Times Debate in Riddell Hall, Queen's University, Belfast.
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RMC Debate Team hosts Irish national champions, feature by Gerald Giebink

The Rocky Mountain College debate team finished its season in style this February, competing at Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu.  In addition to the tournament, debaters got the opportunity to go to Pearl Harbor, tour the USS Bowfin (a World War Two era submarine), and visit Waikiki, a tourist destination in Hawaii. RMC senior Flavya[…]

The Wheatley lectures return to Rocky Mountain College, feature by Roman Jones

In an age where strife has become common and meaningful civil discourse has become scarce, now is the time to foster conversations about peace and tolerance. On Thursday, March 8 and Friday, March 9, Rocky Mountain College hosted the Wheatley Lectures, a two-day series of talks with guest speakers from in and outside the Billings[…]

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Ryniker-Morrison Gallery presents faculty art show, feature by Kajlea Richards

Every two years Rocky Mountain College hosts a faculty art show in the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery. This year, the gallery features works by Mark Moak, Jim Baken, Rhett Moak, and Dave Shumway. Dave Shumway is presenting his photography, Rhett Moak is presenting her ceramics, and Jim Baken is presenting his paintings and sculptures. Mark Moak is[…]

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Students walk out of local high schools to protest gun reform, article by Nicolas Cordero

Thousands of students across the United States walked out of class Wednesday, March 14 to express their feelings about school safety and gun reform. Billings public school students also participated in the nationwide protests. Billings Senior High junior Clara Bentler was the main organizer for the student-led walkout for her school. Bentler commented that she[…]

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Local non profit creates fundraiser to change lives, article by Nicolas Cordero

The chance to win over $30,000 worth of professional camera equipment while helping victims of sexual exploitation is available to members of the Billings community, thanks to the “For Her Raffle” created by the local non-profit organization called the Her Campaign. The “For Her Raffle” is a fundraiser aimed at providing a safe home for[…]

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Students for Sensible Drug Policy and saying “know” to drugs, article by Preston Davenport

The idea of a war on drugs emerged during the Nixon presidency in 1971. The United States government established policies that focused their efforts on disrupting the production, distribution and consumption of psychoactive drugs which the U.S. government included in the controlled substance act. 47 years later, the drug war has lead to a dramatic[…]

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School records have been broken by this year’s track and field team, article by Carrie Cota

The Rocky Mountain College Indoor Track & Field team has competed in five meets for this short winter season and has made some tremendous jumps, literally and figuratively, for this short time frame. RMC men’s and women’s teams competed hard throughout the season traveling to Spearfish, South Dakota (three times); Pocatello, Idaho; and Brookings, South[…]

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The dilemma that comes after the Bachelor’s Degree, article by Sarah Rothstein

Friends, family, and coworkers, smiled and said, “Congratulations, Sarah! You did it!” My face turned red, my palms began to sweat, and I quietly mumbled the obligatory, “Thank you,” as the anxiety overwhelmed me. Like many other students at Rocky Mountain College’s graduation in December, I was congratulated for the completion of my academic career[…]

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Famous musical, ‘Grease’, is now showing at Billings Studio Theatre, article by Nicolas Cordero

Students, faculty, and the community of Billings will be able to enjoy the iconic musical “Grease” presented at the Billings Studio Theatre (BST) from Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 18. The opening week is scheduled from Friday through Sunday and the remaining weeks from Thursday to Sunday.  All Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows are[…]

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Bruce Parker stepping down as athletic director at Rocky Mountain College, press release

BILLINGS, February 12, 2018 – Rocky Mountain College Director of Athletics, Bruce Parker, is stepping down from that position after three-and-a-half years at the college. After nearly 40 years in collegiate athletics, Parker will transition to a consultant role with Rocky for the next two years. Parker took over as the College’s athletic director in July[…]

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Battlin’ for RMC’s student athlete Marissa Van Atta, sports article by Preston Davenport

Collegiate sports challenge athletes physically and mentally with the intention to build character. Sometimes, nature throws a curveball and presents challenges greater than conditioning or scoring the game winning point. Strong character is needed more than anything in the particular case of a student athlete on the Rocky Mountain College women’s basketball team. For 23-year-old[…]

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RMC student athlete signs contract with professional soccer team, sports article by Nicolas Cordero

Former Rocky Mountain College student athlete, Matt Thomas, was offered a pre-season contract with the professional soccer club Las Vegas Lights F.C. The soccer club plays in the United Soccer League (USL), the second division of professional soccer in the United States while the first division is the Major League Soccer (MLS). Thomas began his[…]

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You don’t need to empty your wallet to celebrate Valentine’s Day, editorial by Kajlea Richards

What one might consider a “Hallmark holiday,” which is typically accompanied by flowers, chocolates, jewelry, and cards; Valentine’s Day provokes many US citizens to spend money on gifts, creating a positive benefit for the economy. According to ABC News, the “Total spending for the holiday is expected to top $18.2 billion” in 2018, meaning “an[…]

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NextGen: Providing mentors to future business leaders, editorial by Preston Davenport

The feeling of an epiphany is described as an experience of sudden and striking realization. Senior year of college can create a vaguely similar experience when the classes stop, and the search for a career begins. There are many opportunities, but every choice offers a substantially different path as to what should be done with[…]