Close but no cigar: Senate rejects Tobacco-Free RMC, article by David Fejeran

On March 31, the Associated Students of Rocky Mountain College voted “no” for a proposed policy that would make RMC Tobacco-Free. The movement behind the proposal, Tobacco-Free RMC, has formulated its policies in part based off of Tobacco-Free policies from other colleges, including the policy held by MSUB. The movement is largely led by a[…]

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Lack of Tobacco Free Policy hurts RMC students, violates their rights to breathe clean air, column by Alicia Bravo

When a prospective student visits Rocky Mountain College, their first thought is not, “I wonder if this is a tobacco friendly school.” One assumes that RMC is tobacco-free because… well, it is 2016. When I found out that RMC was not a tobacco-free campus, I was appalled. Although I have no judgment on those who[…]

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A “Smoke Free RMC” disregards individual freedom, personal choice, column by Molly Davis, photo by Michaela Shifley

Rocky Mountain College is experiencing a huge push towards a tobacco free campus. However, the educational material I’ve seen on this issue unfortunately only presents one side. The main question is if we, as a college, should be limiting the legal right of a student to smoke a cigarette or chew tobacco. I would like[…]