Get to Know Your Professors: This Issue: Q & A with Deb Wiens (Math Professor)

By: Kasha Caprata – Name: Debra Wiens Originated From: I was born in Casper, Wyo., but grew up in Forsyth, Mont., and Kimball, Neb. Undergraduate/Masters/PhD Programs: My undergraduate degree is from Rocky, with majors in biology, chemistry, and math. My Master’s degree is from Colorado State University in mathematics. I chose Rocky because of scholarships and because it[…]

Secrets of RMC: The Library

By: Shadya Jarecke – The library may be the best kept secret on campus. Yes, this is a promotional article about the RMC library – did I mention we have free coffee? The library is not only filled with books, but also fun reads and current magazines like Entertainment, People, Sports Illustrated, and The Economist.[…]

Military Veterans Embrace New Challenges at Rocky Mountain College

By: Michaela Shifley – When United States military servicemen and women return home from the front lines, they often face new challenges, one of which is going back to school to pursue a college degree. Today, veteran undergraduates make up roughly 4 percent of the national student body. Here at Rocky Mountain College, there are[…]

Gay- Straight Alliance Grows Strong on Rocky’s Campus

By: Richard Leeds – With homosexual rights moving to the forefront of conversation in America, Rocky Mountain College’s Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) works to raise awareness about the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Plus (LGBT+) community. Rhiannon Surrette, a freshman elementary education major from West Hills, Calif., and member of the GSA, said that their goal is[…]

Get to Know Your Professors: This Issue: Q & A with Emily Ward (Assistant Professor of Geology)

By: Kasha Caprata – Name: Emily Geraghty Ward Originated From: I was born in Albany, N.Y. My parents moved out west when I was 3 years old. Undergraduate/Masters/PhD Programs: Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash., Bachelor of Arts, Geology Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., Master of Science, Geology University of Montana, Missoula, Mont., Doctor of Philosophy, Geology Inspiration[…]

Semestre in Italia

By: Teresa Sarkela – While most students who returned to Rocky this semester found themselves once again in Morledge-Kimball or Tech Hall, a few select students have had the opportunity to take part in a truly incredible out-of-class- room experience- a semester studying art, history, and culture abroad in Italy.

photo by Jessica Drake

New RMC Coffee Kiosk Opens

By: Jessica Drake – There is a new coffee spot on campus for thirsty students, late night study groups, or students who just need a coffee break: the Rocky Roasters coffee kiosk. The original project started last year when Rocktivities, which organizes student on-campus activities, experimented with the idea of having a coffee shop on campus. The Rocktivities staff liked the idea[…]