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The Perfect Recipe to a Delicious Monday Morning By: Mette Fears of the Summit Staff

As any Rocky Mountain College student knows, the Cookie Table is a regular event that offers special treats every Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in or outside of the Student Union Building. What you might not know is that Kim Woeste, Rocky’s chaplain, runs the Cookie Table. Cookie Table has taken on different[…]

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Rocky’s Community Fridge By Rosalyn Visser Of The Summit Staff

This February, Rocky Mountain College’s Enactus students opened Rocky’s Community Fridge in the library. The Community Fridge is here to support Rocky by offering healthy food for anyone who needs it. This project was started under Rocky’s Enactus group, and Enactus itself is an international organization that is focused on getting students involved in their[…]

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Stop and Listen: Music From Rocky Students, For Rocky Students By Jacob Wissinger of The Summit Staff

It is currently 0 degrees Fahrenheit at 2:30 p.m. with a potential high of 3 degrees in the next 3 days. Forced indoors and filling the time alone or with friends lends itself to music in abundance and depth. Our peers here at Rocky Mountain College are no strangers to sophistication and taste, so with[…]

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Ceramic artists show eclectic works at Rocky Gallery by Kamryn Pitcher

Rocky Mountain College’s Ryniker-Morrison Gallery is overflowing with new works from the Red Lodge Clay Center as part of the annual exhibition with their artists-in-residence,including Lukas Easton, Bill Jones, Teresa Larrabee, and Christopher Watt. All of the artists showing works began their residencies in the fall of 2021. Easton’s work challenges what popular culture has[…]

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Candlelight Lore: The history of Rocky’s Candlelight Dinner By Rosalyn Visser Of The Summit

A few weeks ago, Rocky Mountain College hosted its 112th annual Candlelight Dinner. While the majority of students enjoyed the lovely roast beef dinner by candlelight, not many are aware of the history behind this Rocky tradition.   Rocky, or Billings Polytechnic Institute (BPI) at the time, had many difficulties in the beginning. A transcript[…]

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Keeping New Year’s Resolutions Beyond January By Rosalyn Visser Of the Summit Staff

With the start of 2022, many people made New Year’s Resolutions. Whether they resolved to be healthier, get off of Tik Tok, or spend more time with loved ones, lots of people set new goals for themselves. All of these, and countless other resolutions of self-improvement, are valid promises that individuals made to better themselves. […]

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Jacob’s Ladder: ‘Dune’ is better than any of the ‘Star Wars’ movies By Jacob Wissinger of The Summit Staff

More than any movie this year, “Dune” gave me hope that big movies with big ideas on big screens have a future. Legendary director Martin Scorcese calls the modern Hollywood blockbuster an amusement park, to which the rankings of sci-fi and comic book films are amongst the highest-grossing bolster.    Rightfully, one could look at[…]

A Forgotten Painting for a Calamitous Past By Kamryn Pitcher of The Summit Staff

  In the cluttered attic of Tech Hall lies a secret painting kept hidden for years due to its controversial subject matter.  Manifested from the hand and mind of Norway’s romantic landscape artist, Dag Hol, lives a monster of a painting in the attic of Tech Hall depicting General Sherman standing before Atlanta, GA, devoured[…]

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Rocky Mountain College Continues its Tradition of Academic Excellence in Vancouver, Washington By Summit Student Contributor Alicia Schettler

  From left to right: Larissa Saarel, Mitchell Gorton, Cooper Mann, Alicia Schettler, Rocky Mountain College in Vancouver, Washington for the 30th annual Murdock College Science Research Conference.    Of the many opportunities that Rocky Mountain College (RMC) presents to its students, undergraduate scientific research is among the most rewarding and unique opportunities. This November,[…]

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Long-time Rocky math teacher battles cancer but remains positive By Emily Craft Of The Summit Staff

Many students are wondering what happened to a favorite math teacher at Rocky Mountain College. Robyn Cummings is a beloved math professor here at Rocky She began as a part-time professor as well as working in the Services for Academic Success (SAS) program on campus in 1994. For Robyn, teaching wasn’t always the dream. She’s[…]

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Riley Garrett; Rocky Mountain College Football Player With An NFL Dream By student contributor Lainne Wilkins

  Rocky Mountain College football player Riley Garrett has his sights set on making it to the NFL. Last week he received a letter that was an invitation to a nationally televised ESPN event that will take place on Dec. 15. This event consists of some of the best college athletes in the nation trying[…]

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As Montana prepares to begin sales of recreational marijuana, a look at its effects By: Mette Fears Of the Summit Staff

  The sale of recreational marijuana will be legal in Yellowstone County when Rocky Mountain College students return for the spring 2022 semester.    In 2020, voters in Montana voted to legalize the use of recreational marijuana and to amend the Montana Constitution to make 21 the legal age of usage. Therefore, in the 2021[…]

Jacob’s Ladder: In A Bleak Midwinter, Feeling the Effects of a Third Condensed Semester By Jacob Wissinger of The Summit Staff

To preface this column, I am not the pinnacle of academia. If anything, I would be found in the median of the pool of college students. I’m not seeking to victimize myself as I detail my grievances, simply allowing for a space in which I can vent the burden and fatigue felt by myself and[…]