Lucas Overton running the ball during fall practice
Photo curtesy of Oliver Walker

RMC Sports in the Time of Covid-19 by Victoria Cybulski

Covid-19 at Rocky Mountain College brings the regular fall seasons of football, volleyball, and soccer to a halt while golf and cross country move on in stride. The Cascade and Frontier conferences decided to postpone the regular season competitions of football, volleyball, and soccer to the spring of 2021. Golf and cross country are still[…]

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

Assistance for RMC Bears in Need by Tressa Nopper

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[…]

Student Researchers (left to right): Lauren Ryter, Addison Valdez, and Larissa Saarel hold a feisty snapping turtle.  
Photo courtesy of Kayhan Ostovar.

RMC Students Participate in Research with the Montana Space Grant Consortium by Larissa Saarel

Students from around the state visited Rocky Mountain College and took part in a workshop made possible through the Montana Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) on Sep. 18-19. Through the workshop, they had the chance to learn more about research opportunities for students and take part in important data collection for the environmental science program’s ongoing[…]

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[…]

RMC Students Find Fun, Adventure in Live Action Role Playing Group

By Caden Kiedrowski – On the rain soaked Green this September an unusual thing happened here at RMC. Droves of people flocked to this open field on a Friday afternoon and participated in the L.A.R.P.-ing event Rocktivities put on. In no time at all, the Green was transformed into a mock battlefield, and curious onlookers gathered to watch[…]


The “Best” Years: Why College Really Isn’t the Best Time of Your Life

By Michaela Shifley – I can’t count how many times I’ve been regaled with reminiscent stories about how ‘college was the best time of my life,’ and ‘enjoy these four years because they will be best years of your life.’ To be honest, I’ve never understood this. What about the other 60 to 80 years of[…]

International Students on Campus Bring Diverse Cultures to RMC

By Tessa Fraser – The Summit sat down with international students Thomas Hitzginger, Thomas Vandel, and Kasra Majmae Fasaei and asked them their thoughts on life, food, and college in the United States. Every fall, Rocky Mountain College is filled with new students that come from every corner of the nation and the world. Many bring their own[…]


Suit Up! It’s Going to be Legendary

By Margaret Klein – We believe investing in students who take entrepreneurial action for others creates a better world for us all.” This is the mission statement of Enactus, an international nonprofit organization which has a club at Montana’s very own Rocky Mountain College. “Enactus is the business club on campus and we do entrepreneurial[…]

Transformational Learning: What Does One of RMC’s Core Values Actually Mean?

By Margaret Klein – Jean Piaget, author of “The Psychology of Intelligence”, once said, “The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done; men and women who are creative, inventive and discoverers, who can be critical and verify, and[…]

For the Love of Love: Why Reading Romances Really Isn’t That Big of a Deal

By Michaela Shifley – I became fascinated with romance novels in the seventh grade. To be honest, the initial lure was probably the fact that I was sternly told that I couldn’t read them. This, of course, sparked a flame of rebellion in my 13 year-old soul and led to my stealthily stealing an entire box[…]

Students, Faculty Awaiting the Unveiling of New Library Learning Center

By Kobi Hudson – For many students, the Rocky Mountain College Library is home to nightly studying, tutoring, and researching. Students will be pleased to learn that the RMC administration is currently planning to build a new learning center in the library. According to Hannah Micona, the Assistant Director of the library, this learning center will be located on[…]

Debate Society Jump Starts into the Season

By David Fejeran – As we propel further into the Fall 2015 semester, the Rocky Mountain College Debate Society has solidified its role on campus by taking steps toward better international representation, education, and campus & community involvement. During the first week of the school year, RMC Debate sent four of their finest debaters to[…]