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Rocky vs Carroll Football Showdown By Emmanuel Brookman of The Summit Staff

    On Sat. Oct. 23, Rocky Mountain College will play their rivals Carroll College at 1:00 on Herb-Klindt Field. The rivalry between the two teams has been going on for a while now, so, what’s the beef?   Since the early 2000s, Rocky and Carroll have had a heated rivalry as the two major[…]

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Young Americans for Freedom provides opportunities for Rocky students Guest column by Emily Schneller

Do you like to travel? Would you like the opportunity to hear from amazing speakers throughout the country? If your answer happens to be “yes,” I encourage you to learn more about Young Americans for Freedom (YAF).   During my freshman year at Rocky Mountain College, I joined the newly-founded Young Americans for Freedom chapter[…]

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Rocky Choir Reconnects With the Magic of A Live Performance Column By Emily Craft of the Summit Staff

One major change separated the Saturday, Sep 25th choral performance from all other performances the previous year. It wasn’t the church it was held in nor was it the songs that were sung that made this concert such a special one. Rather, it was the sea of faces staring back at us in replacement of[…]

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Jacob’s Ladder: Midterms? Surviving them? Slim chance. Column By Jacob Wissinger of the Summit Staff

I’ve been through two universities, three years, seven semesters, and too many Midterms to count. Finals are considerably the hardest periods of a student’s tenure in higher education, Midterms, however, are the forgotten hardship. They are the first litmus test as to where you are within a class; they come upon you quickly and subversively.[…]

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City Council Elections On The Horizon By Mette Fears Of The Summit Staff

The 2021 local elections are just getting started, and for Rocky Mountain College students this means a chance to affect how the Billings community grows.  These City Council members influence the public, secure job growth, help provide affordable housing, work on access to outdoor recreation, and provide public safety funding. With the Rocky Mountain College[…]

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Family-friendly and flamboyant, the Billings PRIDE Festival supports the LGBTQ+ Community by Avi Fox

On Saturday, September 11, Billings had its official Pride Festival at North Park.  PRIDE stands for Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity, and Excellence.  With booths from health officials, pagans, kinky sex educators, and churches around Billings, the environment thrived on diversity, geared to LGBTQ+ people, the allies, and the curious.            […]

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The Summit Online: A New Form of Student Journalism by Sydney Weaver

Fall semester 2021 marks the second year of The Summit being completely online, and it has changed the way the staff looks at student newspapers. Suddenly, our articles weren’t confined to specific word counts and formats, we were able to post as much as we wanted when we wanted, and anyone who owned some form[…]

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Texting All My Exes By Jacob Wissinger

They say that inspiration appears briefly like a scorching comet across a dark sky. Don’t blink or you’ll miss it, they say. Seldom do they mention the pitfalls of momentary bursts of genius, or in my case, that creating a Google form for former lovers to answer questions about the totality of said relationship is[…]

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Top Three Vaccines in History by Jacob Wissinger

For many scientists and health organizations worldwide, 2020 was a race to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus. Designing and testing a vaccine is a slow process — but once a vaccine is available it can slow the spread of infection and disease, for instance, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is 95% effective in creating immunity[…]

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Jim Baken Gallery Walk: A Photo Story by Oliver Walker

A walk-through of Rocky Mountain College’s art professor, Jim Baken’s exhibit in the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery:                                                 All photos were taken by The Summit’s photographer, Oliver Walker

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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,[…]

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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[…]

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Green and Gold: What to do after heartbreak

Dear Green and Gold,  My boyfriend broke up with me right before Valentine’s Day. It is awkward because I see him all over campus and I don’t want him to know that I am sad. What should I do?    Green Says: Focus on friends.  After a breakup, it can be easy to shut yourself[…]