Young students learn how to use microscopes with help from Dr. Megan Poulette of the environmental science
department. Photos courtesy of Ayla Grandpre.

Girls unite for science at Girls-n-Science event, article by student contributor Ayla Grandpre

Great things can happen when scientists in the community get together to reach out to young minds, especially at a science fair. Girls- n- Science is an annual public event featuring booths run by scientists and business people around the Billings area. This year the event took place at MSU-B and was geared towards encouraging[…]

Dr. Julie Beicken and Terran Borwn presenting on substance abuse
preventation in Native american youth. Photo by Nicolas Cordero.

RMC hosts Art and Science Research Symposium, article by Copy Editor Roman Jones

Last month, Rocky Mountain College celebrated the 4th Annual Art & Science Research Symposium on campus. The symposium was composed of multiple presentations of undergraduate and faculty conducted research ranging from topics such as viral causes of fish tumors in Montana waterways to studies on substance abuse prevention with Native American youth. The event was[…]

Pictured, from the left: Rhett Moak, Elyssa Leininger, Mark Moak, James Baken, Abigail Rausch, and Ashley
Kustka. These are the three senior art majors graduating this year and have their art displayed at the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery. Photo by Nicolas Cordero.

RMC art department hosts Senior Art Show at Ryniker-Morrison Gallery, article by Photographer Nicolas Cordero

The Rocky Mountain College art department is hosting its “Senior Show” from April 13th to May 6th. Rocky Mountain College’s senior art majors will be displaying their artwork at the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery. The gallery is located in Tech Hall and is open for display Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The senior[…]

Ben Stewart’s book “Don’t Trust Don’t Fear Don’t Beg” was selected as RMC’s 2017 Common
Read

RMC English department announces 2017 Common Read, article by Copy Editor Roman Jones

This coming fall, Rocky Mountain College will host author Ben Stewart for a keynote address as part of the 2017 Common Read program. According to information found on the RMC website, “The Common Read is based principally on a shared reading experience. Through this shared reading and associated events, we seek to develop community, encourage[…]

The Bair Student Center game room is a popular hangout for many students. Photo by Nicolas Cordero.

ASRMC brings improvements to RMC game room, article by Copy Editor Cheyenne Lira

Rocky Mountain College has recently renovated and improved different sections of campus. During the summer of 2015, the McDonalds Commons and the Bear’s Den were revitalized. The Bear’s Den was given new wallpaper, tables, and a brand new menu including Starbucks products. Herb Klindt Field was also updated with the installation of a turf field[…]

RMC students Kayleigh Griffith, Gretchen Carlson, Paige Schladetsch, Trevor Hunnes, and Mitchell Harmon enjoy their time at the 2017 American Choral Directors National Conference. Photo by the RMC music department

Rocky students participate in national singing conference, article by Emily Skiles

While others traveled home for spring break, five Rocky Mountain College students headed to the 2017 American Choral Directors National Conference. This congregation of choral directors, composers, and performers was a unique opportunity for the RMC music department. Only one college from each state was nominated to select students to attend the conference. With Rocky[…]

RMC student teachers come together often to collaborate ideas. Photo by Nicolas Cordero.

RMC Student Teachers apply their skills in the classroom, feature by David Fejeran

Every Wednesday, a group of student teachers meet in the seminar room in Tyler Hall, primarily to discuss how their weeks are going and ways in which they can improve what they are doing. They meet with Professors Shelley Ellis and Gail Surwill, who frequently provide the students with bread, butter, and the occasional snack[…]

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“Ya done good, kid,” editorial by Preston Davenport

I hear the term “millennial” frequently from nonstop critics about our age group. These criticisms are usually on our work ethic, social values, and intelligence. The problem I have with these assumptions does not manifest itself in old people complaining about young people. Beyond mere criticism, the substance and lack of depth in the arguments[…]

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Season comes to a close for Rocky Basketball Teams, article by Preston Davenport

The Rocky Mountain College basketball teams wrapped up the regular season on the road against the University of Great Falls and Montana State University Northern. Both the men’s and women’s teams fell in the first round of the Frontier Conference playoffs. The women’s team, who received an automatic bid for hosting the tournament, fell to[…]

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Author Elisa Lorello holds reading on Rocky Campus, article by Roman Jones

Rocky Mountain College hosted novelist Elisa Lorello for a fiction reading event in Losekamp last month. Lorello is a successful author and writing coach who has written seven novels and one memoir. Collectively to date, she’s sold 500,000 copies worldwide and her books have been translated in multiple languages. She is known for having produced[…]

RMC skier Frida Svedberg defended her title in both G.S. and Slalom. Photo courtesy of the Billings Gazette

Battlin’ Bears Ski Teams Win 2017 USCSA National Title, article by Courage Louviere

The Rocky Mountain College Ski Team has once again proved they are a force to be reckoned with and won both the men’s and women’s USCSA National Championship Titles. The weather conditions in Bend, Oregon, were less than optimal for the ski team as they battled through rain, snow, wind, and poor visibility. Despite the[…]

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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 Nicolas 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[…]