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Famous musical, ‘Grease’, is now showing at Billings Studio Theatre, article by Nicolas Cordero

Students, faculty, and the community of Billings will be able to enjoy the iconic musical “Grease” presented at the Billings Studio Theatre (BST) from Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 18. The opening week is scheduled from Friday through Sunday and the remaining weeks from Thursday to Sunday.  All Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows are[…]

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Bruce Parker stepping down as athletic director at Rocky Mountain College, press release

BILLINGS, February 12, 2018 – Rocky Mountain College Director of Athletics, Bruce Parker, is stepping down from that position after three-and-a-half years at the college. After nearly 40 years in collegiate athletics, Parker will transition to a consultant role with Rocky for the next two years. Parker took over as the College’s athletic director in July[…]

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Battlin’ for RMC’s student athlete Marissa Van Atta, sports article by Preston Davenport

Collegiate sports challenge athletes physically and mentally with the intention to build character. Sometimes, nature throws a curveball and presents challenges greater than conditioning or scoring the game winning point. Strong character is needed more than anything in the particular case of a student athlete on the Rocky Mountain College women’s basketball team. For 23-year-old[…]

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RMC student athlete signs contract with professional soccer team, sports article by Nicolas Cordero

Former Rocky Mountain College student athlete, Matt Thomas, was offered a pre-season contract with the professional soccer club Las Vegas Lights F.C. The soccer club plays in the United Soccer League (USL), the second division of professional soccer in the United States while the first division is the Major League Soccer (MLS). Thomas began his[…]

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You don’t need to empty your wallet to celebrate Valentine’s Day, editorial by Kajlea Richards

What one might consider a “Hallmark holiday,” which is typically accompanied by flowers, chocolates, jewelry, and cards; Valentine’s Day provokes many US citizens to spend money on gifts, creating a positive benefit for the economy. According to ABC News, the “Total spending for the holiday is expected to top $18.2 billion” in 2018, meaning “an[…]

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NextGen: Providing mentors to future business leaders, editorial by Preston Davenport

The feeling of an epiphany is described as an experience of sudden and striking realization. Senior year of college can create a vaguely similar experience when the classes stop, and the search for a career begins. There are many opportunities, but every choice offers a substantially different path as to what should be done with[…]

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Beware of pyramid schemes on social media, feature by Cheyenne Lira

Within the last month, multiple social media websites have become a place for users to fall victim to franchise fraud, better known as pyramid schemes. According to the FBI’s website, pyramid schemes “are marketing and investment frauds in which an individual is offered a distributorship or franchise to market a particular product. Emphasis on selling[…]

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Supaman Fills Losekamp Auditorium to max capacity, article by Roman Jones

Rocky Mountain College hosted the rapper Supaman on Jan. 25 in Losekamp Hall for an evening performance designed to spread awareness of Native American culture. Organized by Melanie Racine and Darrelyn Lefthand, who are members of RMC’s Native American Student Alliance, the show was scheduled for 7p.m. Supaman, also known as Christian Parrish Takes the[…]

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The best time to look for an internship, feature by Roman Jones

Now is the best time for Rocky Mountain College students to start looking for internships, according to Lisa Wallace, Director of Career Services. Internships are programs that give students hands-on experience in fields relating to their specific major. Whether paid or unpaid, internship programs can be beneficial to students and help provide direction for their[…]

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Enactus Creates Glass Repurposing Competition, article by Nicolas Cordero

The Rocky Mountain College Enactus team in partnership with the SCRaP makerspace in Billings announced the Broken Bottle Bout glass art competition. The Broken Glass project seeks to reduce the amount of glass that ends up in landfills by repurposing disposed glass. Students and community members can help create sustainable solutions with the chance of[…]

RMC Basketball Teams are Strong Contenders in Frontier Conference, sports article by Preston Davenport

When the Montana snow buries the campus of Rocky Mountain College, students can take refuge in the Fortin Education Center for basketball season. The men’s and women’s basketball season is officially underway with both teams off to a good start. On Jan. 9, the two teams took to the road to take on the Carroll[…]

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The Pros and Cons of New Year’s Resolutions, Editorial by Kajlea Richards

Many people ring in the new year with big parties, balloons, confetti, and a midnight kiss. Others, however, choose to celebrate by setting resolutions and personal goals that will help shape themselves into the person they’ve always wanted to be. According to Glenn Miller, M.D., nearly half of American adults “set at least one resolution[…]

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How the Disney/Fox Deal Just Changed The Course of Marvel Films, Editorial by Roman Jones

This past December, the Walt Disney Corporation announced its purchase of 20th Century Fox, a film studio subdivision of the larger 21st Century Fox corporation. This announcement was made after weeks of rumors and speculation that Disney would acquire Fox’s film studio and what that could mean for the future of Marvel Studios, which is[…]

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One Third of Millennials Expected to Adopt Cryptocurrencies, article by Roman Jones

A survey conducted last October by Harris Insights & Analytics, a market research firm, found that 32 percent of millenials are expected to purchase the cryptocurrency Bitcoin in the next five years. The Harris Poll surveyed over 2000 people and was conducted at the request of Blockchain Capital, an organization which invests in the growing[…]

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Local ROTC Program Hosts 7th Annual Benefit Dinner, Feature By Nicolas Cordero

The Rocky Mountain College and Montana State University Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program is hosting a benefit dinner on Feb. 9  and silent auction at the Radisson Hotel starting at 6 p.m. Wilmot Collins, Montana’s first African American mayor-elect from Helena, will be one of the keynote speakers for the event. Collins was[…]

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Rocky Mountain College Earns Accreditation For Its First Doctorate Program, Article By Nicolas Cordero

Rocky Mountain College Provost Dr. Stephen Germic announced to faculty and staff on Thursday, Jan. 11, that the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has approved and accredited the college’s plan to start a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree program, effective January 2019. “The OTD program will not only meet a rising need[…]