RMC celebrates 32nd annual Black Tie Blue Jeans

“by Tanja Staben” In November, Rocky Mountain College hosted its 32nd annual Black Tie Blue Jeans Scholarship Benefit. In 1987, this event started as the “Rocky Mountain Roundup,” a unique fundraising event that received great support from area ranchers and cattlemen. Ranchers donated livestock that were registered by Rocky ́s own brand “RMR” – for[…]

Rocky’s cross-country teams record historic finishes in national meet

“by Larissa Saarel” Imagine you are toeing the starting line with your team, there are 200 people to your left and 150 people to your right. Everything is silent, excluding the breaths of hundreds of runners as they wait in nervous and excited anticipation for the race to start. The gun marshal says, “to your[…]

RMC to perform annual holiday concert: Lessons and Carols

“by Jocelyn Anderson” Lessons and Carols has been an important tradition for Rocky Mountain College. It is an event that many people look forward to, including RMC students, faculty and staff, as well as Billings community members. Rocky Mountain College’s Chaplain, the Rev. Kim Woeste, has played a major role in organizing Lessons and Carols.[…]

The RMC football season comes to an end

“by Megan Logan” At the conclusion of the 2018 football season, the Rocky Mountain College Battlin’ Bears were Frontier Conference champions and were going off to play in the NAIA playoff games. The team’s conference record at the conclusion of last year’s season was 7-3; this year, at the time of this article’s release, the[…]

Student art show displays in the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery

“by Sydney Weaver” On Oct. 24, the Rocky Mountain College Student Art Show opened up in the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery. The show featured student art projects that had been completed over the course of the fall 2019 semester. There were many different types of artwork displayed at the show. The center of the room featured shoes[…]

A recap on RMC’s 2019-2020 enrollment and tuition

“by Jocelyn Anderson” Here are some quick facts about enrollment for the fall 2019 semester, drawn from Rocky Mountain College’s Office of Institutional Research: Enrollment RMC has 840 full-time students seeking undergraduate degrees, 10 parttime students seeking undergraduate degrees and 150 graduate students. This totals to 1,000 students that are currently enrolled at Rocky Mountain College. Faculty At Rocky Mountain College,[…]

Mindfulness Montana helps combat stress on Rocky campus

“by Kajlea Richards” As a college student, it is easy to get wrapped up in the hectic pace of school, work, and having a social life. Often, participating in too many activities at once can lead to feeling over- whelmed and stressed. That is why Janet Dietrich, the founder of Mindfulness Montana, in conjunction with[…]

RMC brings awareness to hunger and homelessness

“by Tanja Staben” Right before Thanksgiving, between Nov. 18-23, Rocky Mountain College is going to host a Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Shayla Brown, the head of Rocky´s Community Engagement Office, explains, “People may not relate to hunger and homelessness, but it is a big problem.” According to the Billings Gazette, In 2017, 431 people[…]

Financial Aid urges you to reapply for financial aid

“By Jessica Francischetti” Did you know you have to reapply for financial aid every year? It’s time to reapply for financial aid now if you will be attending Rocky Mountain College for the 2020-21 academic year. It’s simple and the forms are available on RMC’s website. Go to Rocky.edu > Admissions & Aid > Financial Aid[…]

An overview of the RMC fall sports teams

“By Tanja Staben” Sports are a big part of the American society, especially at the college level. It helps the athletes develop specific character traits like fairness, friendliness, team spirit, as well as physical and mental toughness. When looking at sports in relation to academics, it is believed that students achieve more academically if they[…]

RMC soccer teams feature sibling pairs

“By Nicky Litherland” Rocky Mountain College’s soccer program has a unique sibling pair on both the men’s and women’s rosters. For the first time in the program’s history, there are two sets of siblings spread across the two rosters. In both cases, the older sister is on the women’s team while the younger brother plays[…]

Lowell Jaeger prompts audience to think in 2019 Keynote Address

“By Megan Logan” Lowell Jaeger’s braid, which falls below his beltline, is a result of not cutting his hair for 51 years. That is almost as long as he’s been teaching and writing. According to Jaeger, his hair has gone in and out of style three times, yet his work remains in fashion. Rocky Mountain[…]