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Vice Presidential Candidates Focus on Important Issues, Without Resorting to Petty Insults by Haley Kouba

Kamala Harris and Mike Pence extensively discussed their presidential candidate’s views, and their own views, on issues such as the coronavirus, climate change, the job market, abortion, and racial injustice in the 2020 vice presidential debate on Oct. 7. The moderator of the debate, Susan Page, kicked off the event with some questions about the[…]

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The 2020 Presidential Election: A Breakdown By Kenna Dudley

The 2020 presidential election: the white elephant in every room, the topic that puts stomachs into knots, the election that the entire world is watching; this year in politics is intense, to say the least. Politics are typically a taboo topic, this much is well known. But any year that includes a pandemic, allegations of[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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 celebrates homecoming weekend

“By Sydney Weaver” Rocky Mountain College celebrated Homecoming weekend with a series of events, including a Powderpuff football game, the Clara Klindt Hall of Fame Room ceremony, tailgating, and the football game. The Powderpuff football game kicked off RMC’s Homecoming week on Wednesday, Sept. 18, where the freshman and sophomore women went up against the[…]

Rocky Celebrates Sobriety in October

“By Jocelyn Anderson” Every year, Rocky Mountain College celebrates a sobriety challenge called Sober October. As the name suggests, the participants remain sober throughout the month of October. This challenge was created for social drinkers. It is designed to change their drinking habits for a month and promote a healthy lifestyle. Although social drinking is[…]

Montana Poet Laureate to Perform 2019 Keynote Address

“By Kajlea Richards” Lowell Jaeger, a Montana poet and professor of journalism and creative writing at Flathead Valley Community College will be delivering the 2019 Common Read Keynote Address at First Presbyterian Church, on October 3. Jaeger has been part of the FVCC faculty since 1984 and has worked diligently to create opportunities for his[…]

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[…]

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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[…]