Hogwarts banquet brings magical world to RMC, photos and article by David Fejeran

Last Wednesday, RMC held a banquet in the Great Hall of Prescott that united students across campus, across grade-levels, and across disciplines in the ultimate nerdy experience. Organized by the Rocktivities Department, the Hogwarts Banquet is a tradition that has brought the best of the Harry Potter universe to the RMC community for years. In[…]

RMC Club Spotlight: Students for Sensible Drug Policy, column by Molly Davis

Wandering through the numerous stages of the Electric Forest Music Festival during the summer of 2013, I noticed a booth that caught my eye. There was a stand set up with a sign called “Amplify.” This booth was not trying to sell or promote anything; no, this booth was different. This booth was for the[…]

Syrian refugee crisis can no longer be ignored by Americans, editorial by Michaela Shifley, Editor-in-Chief

On a recent trip to our nation’s capital, I had the opportunity to venture through the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. While I was walking through the deeply emotional exhibits and hearing the tragic stories of so many lost lives, I couldn’t help but draw parallels between events that took place more than 70 years ago,[…]

Making America Bleak Again: Why I’m afraid of Donald Trump, column by Tessa Fraser

“He’s not a war hero. He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.” is what Donald Trump said of John McCain at a Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, in July 2015. This man is also currently the top contender for the Republican Presidential nomination. Donald Trump is running[…]

Are College Grads idiots for Thinking Judge Judy is a Supreme Court Justice? column by Caden Kiedrowski

Are you an Idiot? January 19th this year, both CNN and Fox News published similar articles that insist that you, me, and all our peers here in college are in fact, idiots. The evidence CNN provided (Fox News’s Todd Starnes focused mostly on insulting us and less on the numbers) was a recent poll conducted[…]

Tobacco-Free RMC

A “Smoke Free RMC” disregards individual freedom, personal choice, column by Molly Davis, photo by Michaela Shifley

Rocky Mountain College is experiencing a huge push towards a tobacco free campus. However, the educational material I’ve seen on this issue unfortunately only presents one side. The main question is if we, as a college, should be limiting the legal right of a student to smoke a cigarette or chew tobacco. I would like[…]

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Don’t Resist, Send a ‘Kist: RMC Enactus team raises funds for competition, article by Hope Bradley, photo by Patrick Wenzel

The RMC Enactus team is currently fundraising in order to travel to a regional competition in Bentonville, Arkansas, in April 2016. With success at regionals, the team hopes to continue to the national competition in St. Louis, Missouri, in May 2016. Members of the well-known campus business club will be fundraising by selling cans of the[…]

Lauretta Siderius, class of 1956

RMC Alumni Corner From Billings to France: Lauretta’s Story, article by Margaret Klein, photo by RMC yearbook

Lauretta Siderius attended Rocky Mountain College from 1952-1956 and graduated with a major in Music Education. When she arrived on campus, she could hardly have foreseen where life was going to take her during and after her time at RMC. Siderius was deeply influenced by one person in particular at the college: her music professor.[…]

Campus Safety: Don’t Be The 95%

By: Jayme Green – September is recognized by colleges and universities across the country as National Campus Safety Awareness Month. The highest reported crime on campuses? Property crime. The vast majority of cases (95%) involve property theft, especially electronic portable items including laptops, cell phones, tablets, and iPods. Thieves like easy targets, so they will look[…]

Stepping into College

By: Sadie Michael – College is often a time of major change, and making transitions to find success and happiness is not always easy. But like many campuses, Rocky offers a variety of resources to assist in freshmen acclimation to college life. One resource is the people already familiar with campus. Faculty, staff and upperclassmen[…]

Rocky Drama is Love/Sick

By: Teresa Sarkela – This fall, Rocky Mountain College’s drama department has caught a comically tragic ailment: John Cariani’s newest play, entitled Love/Sick. Love/Sick examines the sometimes comic, often inevitable, hardships one faces when loving and growing with another person. The New-York based playwright followed a distinctive writing style with the creation of Love/Sick, a[…]