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[…]


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[…]


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[…]

Graduating student Katherine Thomas has "I Did It" written on her mortar board during Commencement Exercises at Boston College in  Boston, Massachusetts May 19, 2014.    REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY) - RTR3PVDK

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[…]


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[…]


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[…]


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[…]


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[…]


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[…]


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[…]


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[…]