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Rocky Fit helps members of RMC lead a healthier life, article by Cheyenne Lira

Every year hundreds of people make new year’s resolutions that revolve around implementing a healthier lifestyle. According to an article published by Inc.com, the top New Year’s resolution of 2017 was losing weight or eating healthier, but only 9.2 percent of people would actually stick with their resolution throughout the year. About a month before[…]

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Ryniker-Morrison hosts its last art show of the school year, article by Kajlea Richards

Ryniker-Morrison Gallery will be hosting its final art show of the school year from April 19 to May 5. The Exhibit, dubbed “The Horse,” will feature works by artists such as Sonja Caywood, Jerry Cornelia, Tina DeWeese, Allen Knows His Gun, Beth Lee, Elyssa Leininger, Ivan Long, Brooke Moore, Carol Spielman, Sue Tirrell and Kelly[…]

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RMC Hosts Irish National Champions in Stunning Debate, article by Sierra Hentges

On April 6, a debate between Rocky Mountain College students and Ireland’s National Debate champions was hosted in Prescott’s Great Hall. Long-time debate director Shelby Jo Long-Hammond started off the evening with brief remarks on the culture of debate. Long-Hammond noted that debate at RMC has had a long history dating back to the 1950s.[…]

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RMC students advocate for the art mural they created, article by Megan Logan

Rocky Mountain College prides itself on student involvement and the many opportunities it provides on campus. Given this attitude, it seems odd that we don’t have any student art permanently displayed on campus. One student wants to change this. Ryn Haaversen, a junior, recently put together a collaborative mural on display in the Student Union[…]

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RMC prepares for annual commencement ceremony, column by Nicolas Cordero

Rocky Mountain College will hold its 137th annual commencement ceremony Saturday, May 5 in the Fortin Education Center at 1 p.m. All students, friends, family, faculty and staff are invited to attend. According to Associate Registrar Kyle Pratt, there are currently 161 students approved to participate in May Commencement ceremonies. Of those students, 26 are[…]

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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[…]