Mudraces offer a new kind of fun

Katie Johnston,

Planning a stay-cation this summer and looking for something new to try? Consider trying a new type of 5K event, one where you get purposefully messy.

Mud runs are off-road 5k races with a twist; various obstacles are placed along the route. Obstacles vary from the many different mud runs, but all of them have one thing in common: lots and lots of mud.
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Students to feel tuitions pinch

Chelsea Ratterman, Assistant Editor

It was recently announced that the interest rate on Stafford student loans could be expected to double, from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent come July 1 with the expiration of a 2007 bill, unless action is taken. This could result in nearly $1,000 being added to payments of those receiving financial aid.
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Great Study Spots

Chelsea Ratterman, Assistant Editor

Finals and the end of semester have snuck upon us. This begins the crunch time for students to get prepared for the tests and papers that could make or break their grade. In this highly technological age, the Internet is a must have to even access the study guides and assignments that prepare one for finals. While studying is a sure fire thing this time of year, food is also a must have, and places that offer free Wi-Fi are some of the best places for college students in need of Internet and fuel.
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Risks of the Digital Age

D.J. Gosnell, Assignment Editor

Three days prior to the nation wide release of “The Avengers,” one theater had the misfortune of deleting their copy of the movie. Those in attendance for the pre-release of the film had to wait two hours for the theatre to re-download the movie.

Digital entertainment is the new fad for most Americans. Why buy a disc, when there’s the opportunity to stream the film?
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Pegasus Unveiling

Chelsea Ratterman, Assistant Editor

The revealing of the 32nd annual Pegasus publication was held in the Communications Center on April 25. The competition and subsequent book showcases original poetry, writing and artwork of Rose State students, staff and faculty. Susan Dawson-O’Brien and Theresa-Ann Walther are the contacts for the program and submissions.
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Hudiburgs 55th Anniversary

Chelsea Ratterman, Assistant Editor

To celebrate their 55th anniversary, Hudiburg Chevrolet started an essay contest for juniors and seniors at each of the Mid-Del High Schools that feed into Rose State College. The essay was to be on how students in those schools give back to their community through volunteer work, specifically the one the students are currently volunteering for.
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Your health matters at Rose State College

by: Melissa Lam, news editor

The RSC Help and Wellness Center is committed to the idea that exercise and proper nutrition is the key to achieving overall good health.  Chris Leland, help and wellness activities director said, “Come on in and play, equipment is only good if it is used.”  Various types of exercise equipment are provided in the Center including, Cardiovascular, Strength Training, and Stretch Equipment. Other equipment includes dumbbell weights, medicine balls, mats, elliptical and treadmill machines. The Wellness Center also features a basketball court, access to the Aquatic Center Open Swim, and group classes (up to room capacity) to students and faculty.

For current credit students (six credit hours or more), faculty and full-time staff to register:

  1. Go to the Wellness Center Information Desk and complete a Membership Application, a Participant Information Form, and a Waiver of Liability.
  2. Students, faculty and staff must have a valid Rose State College I.D. Card.

For Individual Community Membership Registration:

  1. Go to the Continuing Education Office and enroll in the class titled Individual Community Wellness Center Membership.
  2. Pay your enrollment fees and receive your parking permit.
  3. While there, you will be provided a Membership Application, a Participant Information Form and a Waiver of Liability that you must complete.
  4. Next, go to the Student Services Building, Room 100 and get your I.D. Card.
  5. Finally, take the completed Membership Application Form, Waiver of Liability, and your I.D. Card to the Wellness Center Information Desk.

The RSC Wellness Center is open 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Friday and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Saturday. The Center is closed Sundays and all other days that the campus is closed, including federal holidays and in the event of inclement weather.

For more information check RSC’s homepage at, and click on Student Services, and then click on the link, “Wellness.”