RMC's Lady Bears claiming first place overall award
Top Left: Hilde Sato, Sofia Brustia, Sydney Weaver
Bottom Left: Emma Hiebert, Larissa Saarel, Jessie King
Photo courtesy of RMC Ski Team

RMC Ski Team Sweeps the Podium at Western Championships by Sydney Weaver

On Mar 12 and 13, the Battlin’ Bears ski team competed at the USCSA Western Championships in Red Lodge, MT. Usually around this time, the Bears would be competing at Nationals but due to coronavirus restrictions in the east, the 2021 Nationals were canceled. That did not stop the Bears from competing, though, and coach[…]

Overlooking Billings
Photo courtesy of Katie Eliason

Where to Volunteer in Billings by Katie Eliason

From participating in campus service events to getting out in the community, there are many ways to volunteer in Billings. Volunteering is a great way to help and give back to the community. It can be a rewarding process through donating your time and hard work. It is important to keep in mind that service[…]

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Tournament Day in the Life Of Tristan Hanson: Photo Story by Oliver Walker

                                                                                              All these photos were taken by Olliver Walker,[…]

Photo courtesy of Jacob Wissinger

RMC’s New Student Diversity Task Force by Jacob Wissinger

The new Student Diversity Task Force had its inaugural meeting on Jan 16, marking the first student-led diversity and an inclusivity-centric group of its kind at Rocky Mountain College. The Diversity Task Force was founded within the past year and existed as a joint body between both students and faculty with both parties working in[…]

Darius Henderson and RMC's President Dr. Bob Wilmouth on set of Mental Health Awareness and Well-Being Podcast
Photo taken by Olliver Walker

RMC Mental Health Awareness and Well-Being Podcast by Sydney Weaver

If Rocky Mountain College students have opened up their Moodle pages recently, they might have noticed a new class titled RMC Mental Health Awareness and Well-Being. This new class is open to all students and faculty members. Darius Henderson, an RMC senior, wanted to create a platform that would bring awareness to and normalize mental[…]

RMC students walking to class

RMC’s Enrollment Remains Steady Amid Pandemic by Tressa Nopper

Rocky Mountain College has managed to maintain relatively steady enrollment amid the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic began affecting RMC with all classes going online starting in March 2020. At the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester, some classes returned to an in-person format, with social distancing and sanitation measures in place. Changes to campus life[…]

RMC Volleyballs, from RMC Volleyball Facebook Page

Rocky Volleyball Has High Hopes For Season Ahead by Tori Cybulski

The Rocky Volleyball team volleys on despite Covid-19 restrictions and their regular season being moved to the spring. Volleyball, like most fall sports at Rocky Mountain College, had their regular season moved to the Spring semester due to Covid-19. The team hasn’t been out of the gym, though. They started the semester with weight-lifting and[…]

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain College

Black Tie Blue Jeans: At Home! by Sydney Weaver

Every year, Rocky Mountain College hosts Black Tie Blue Jeans, in order to raise money for student scholarships. For the past 33 years, the Black Tie Blue Jeans Scholarship Benefit was an in-person event that included a dinner, entertainment, and auctions. More than 600 people would attend. Normally, the event is held in the evening[…]

Sophomore golfer Blake Vandenacre
Photo courtesy of Oliver Walker

An Update on Fall 2020 Sports at RMC by Oliver Walker

Fall sports seasons at Rocky Mountain College have been canceled or delayed because of the expanding coronavirus pandemic. The RMC coaching staff has been promoting student welfare this semester, offering safe places to go along with extra help for athletes who need it. Athletes from two sports commented on how their teams are running proceedings.[…]

RMC Student back in class after quarantine 
Photo Courtesy of Oliver Walker

RMC Bears Hibernated March Quarantine by Elizabeth Hill

In March and April of 2020, a new and frightening plague emerged around the world. Citizens of all nations suddenly experienced disruptions in their daily lives. When COVID-19 struck, people were terrified. They began getting sick;death-rates rose, and everyone was urged to stay home, isolate, and limit time in public. Citizens walked among the populous[…]

RMC's bear covering up for COVID 
Photo courtesy of Oliver Walker

Assistance for RMC Bears in Need by Tressa Beauprez

Has there ever been a time when you went to bed a little hungry because you could not afford to buy food after purchasing an expensive textbook or homework code required to complete your assignments? Have you ever tried to not drive your car because the low fuel light was on, and you could not[…]

New Student Orientation on the football field
Photo curtesy of 
Grace Schroeder

The New Freshmen Experience by Sydney Weaver

As everyone has noticed by now, this semester is a little different than previous years. Most professors don’t have in-person office hours, everyone’s faces are hidden behind masks, and there are plastic dividers in every room. For returning students who know what the school was like pre-COVID, this is all very strange, slightly irritating. The[…]

Tips for COVID-19 prevention. Photo courtesy of the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

How to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic as a Rocky Student by Megan Logan

It seems redundant to write about the coronavirus, or COVID-19 since it’s flooding everyone’s newsfeeds, but it’s something important and something that is affecting our campus community.  First and foremost, understand that while social distancing sucks, it is incredibly important that you follow the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation. The longer people ignore[…]

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.

A Recap of RMC’s COVID-19 Response by Jocelyn Anderson

Rocky Mountain College has been working on campus-wide solutions due to COVID-19. When a pandemic breaks out, it can be hard to know what the best course of action is for an institution. Ultimately, the college should have its students’ best interests in mind, especially when it comes to their health and safety. Here is[…]