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[…]

RMC custodian receives AIMHO service award, editorial by Roman Jones

  Laurie Thompson, a Rocky Mountain College custodian, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Intermountain Housing Officers after being nominated by RMC Residence Life last year. Thompson has performed maintenance and custodial duties at Rocky for 15 years. She just started her 16th year last month. Housing director Shaydean Saye spoke about[…]

The life of a working college student, editorial by Kajlea Richards

Many believe that it is the work students do while in class that is important for their success, but often the work students are doing outside of class makes the larger impact. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, “In 2007 nearly half (45 percent) of ‘traditional’ undergraduates worked while enrolled.” Rocky Mountain College’s[…]

Leading by example: a spotlight on Tim Lohrenz, article by Paul Quinn

Rocky Mountain College’s Director of Outdoor Recreation, Intramurals, Student Activities and New Student Orientation, Tim Lohrenz, fills many roles centered around activities on the RMC campus and beyond. Lohrenz is a graduate of RMC who met his wife, Cara, while they were both attending the college. As an RMC instructor, Lohrenz has a reputation for[…]

Meet Brad Coffield, RMC’s newest librarian, article by Kayla Solis

Coffield poses in front of library shelves. Photo by Kayla Solis.   Rocky Mountain College recently hired Brad Coffield as an assistant librarian for the Instruction and Web Developer position.   Coffield started working at RMC last May. Hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Coffield has a bachelor of arts in creative writing and philosophy and a[…]

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November marks National Novel Writing Month, article by Kayla Solis

The National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has commenced, but it’s not too late to get started. According to nanowrimo.org, “National Novel Writing Month is also a 501(c)(3) nonprofit (formerly known as the Office of Letters and Light) that believes your story matters.” NaNoWriMo happens every November of the year. It’s an “internet-based creative writing project [where participants][…]

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RMC’s leadership programs need more student involvement, editorial by Megan Logan

While the number of student-athletes at Rocky Mountain College has risen, there has been an unfortunate decrease in students participating in other campus leadership positions. As of late, Rocky has approximately 1100 students enrolled, and of those students, 38 percent are athletes, leaving only about 682 students free of sport commitments to participate in other[…]

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RMC Outdoor Recreation Everest Challenge, feature by Kayla Solis

This fall Rocky Mountain College’s Outdoor Recreation program is introducing their first Everest Challenge throughout the month of November. The Outdoor Recreation program is for people who love the outdoors and are adventurous at heart. Their mission is to “provide recreational programs that challenge the individual and contribute to student wellness.” For the Everest Challenge,[…]


RMC’s President Wilmouth discusses rising tuition at the college, article by Kajlea Richards

Higher education often comes at a high price, and at a private school like Rocky Mountain College, tuition expenses are important. Rocky’s tuition has risen by four percent since last year. According to the RMC website, full-time tuition expenses are $27, 982 a year, this is excluding room and board, along with other fees, which[…]

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RMC’s Black Tie Blue Jeans celebrates 31st anniversary, article by Jocelyn Anderson

Rocky Mountain College’s Black Tie Blue Jeans fundraising event celebrated it’s celebrated its 31st anniversary on Nov. 2. This event provides RMC with the opportunity to express gratitude to various donors of the college as well as raise money for student scholarships. Rocky prides itself on supplying quality education for all students. Although tuition at[…]

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RMC counselor will debut his first children’s book, article by Sue Lawrence

Career changes can occur at any age and stage in life, and one Rocky Mountain College senior illustrates that point full well. Thirty-nine-year-old Edward Tanzosh — often known as “Eddie” — is a nontraditional student who’s transitioned from Army veteran to Alaskan police officer to published children’s book illustrator. He will graduate in the spring[…]

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Former student athlete discusses RMC’s impact on his life, article by Preston Davenport

The Summit wants to commemorate those who came before us, and see how their time at Rocky Mountain College has affected their lives since graduation. Ridge Fuentes is a Rocky Mountain College alumni and student-athlete who arrived at RMC in 2009 and graduated in 2013. Q: What did you primarily do/study in your time at[…]