Billings City Hall

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[…]

Rocky Mountain College's new art director, Todd Forsgren.

Rocky Mountain College’s Gallery Director Todd Forsgren Brings Fresh Perspective to Rocky Art Program By Avi Fox of the Summit Staff

With the retirement of longtime faculty members, Professor Mark Moak and Professor Jim Baken, the Rocky Mountain College art facilities are under new management as plans are put in place to update the art world at Rocky, a long overdue and tedious task. With a love of ornithology, the study of birds, Professor Todd Forsgren[…]

Artist rendering of final outcome.

Project almost completed on new entryway, sign for Rocky By Tilly Calhoun Of The Summit Staff

Construction can be an annoying reality of life, especially when it becomes a part of our day-to-day life. New students at Rocky Mountain College might not know what the Widenhouse parking lot was like before it was torn up.  Students on campus last year may recall the state of the road and the well-aged speed[…]

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Jacob’s Ladder: Twilight is the Best Hate Watch of All-Time By Jacob Wissinger of the Summit Staff

  I’ve been told for years, “Watch this Jacob or watch that Jacob.” I’m a man who trusts his peers, for the most part. Having said this, trustworthy peers show their true taste at the suggestion of “Twilight Saga.” At any point, it’s been a referral that has been met with opposition and disinterest on[…]

A line of PRIDE flags, followed by the Montana state flag, flow gently in the wind behind the booths and next to the stage.

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.            […]

Rocky Mountain College’s 1950s Homecoming at Daylis stadium located next to Billings Senior High.

RMC Historical Photo Essay By Sydney Weaver and Jacob Wissinger

Rocky Mountain College’s 2021 Homecoming Weekend will kick off on Friday, Sept 17 with the Clara Klindt Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The alumni being inducted this year consist of Mitch Holst, Dr. Dave Shenton, and Devin Uskoski. Receiving the highest honor the RMC athletics department bestows are the 1998 and 1999, back-to-back Frontier[…]

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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[…]