Beyond the numbers, RSC brings unity

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Jennifer Byrd Editor-in-chief   A recent study conducted by the Nexus Research and Policy Center and the American Institutes for Research determined that 30 states have some community colleges whose graduates’ median lifetime earnings are less than those earned by high school graduates. The study only included students that didn’t further their post-secondary education beyond […]

Confucius says ‘eggroll is king’

Sweet, sour, and spicy flavors await the palate at the Mandarin in Del City, Okla. Photo by Jennifer Byrd

Jennifer Byrd Editor-in-Chief   If you were to judge a restaurant by its peeling green and yellow cover, you might pass over the Mandarin, tossing it alongside the other bland Asian diners that dot the city. But that would be a culinary tragedy. has 350+ reviews for the restaurant and gives the Mandarin an […]

Rose State CDLC receives three-star rating

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Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor The Child Development Laboratory Center at RSC recently received accreditation from the National Association for Young Children, qualifying them for a three-star rating from the DHS Licensing agency. Shadonna Watkins, CDLC director, was appointed to her position in Aug. 2011 and has worked to develop a curriculum that incorporates the interest […]

Rowdy Raids Fall Fest


Jennifer Byrd Editor in chief     Festivals comprised of free entertainment and endless hotdogs are the stuff of Rowdy’s dreams. So, logically, RSC’s famed mascot raided the campus mall Oct. 21 – 24 to partake in the merriment of Fall Fest.   He also brought a backpack’s worth of donations for the food drive. […]

College earns ‘Military Friendly’ five years straight


Carina Snow News Editor Victory Media, Inc. awarded RSC the 2014 “Military Friendly School” status; Victory Media’s site states only 20 percent of schools receive the status, and RSC has earned the standing for five consecutive years. “Inclusion on the 2014 list of ‘Military Friendly Schools’ shows Rose State College’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for […]

Itenerairy for Greece and Turkey

Greece & Turkey Tour Fee $2,955* Airport fees, taxes & fuel surcharges (Subject to Change) $670 Weekend Supplement (Departing) Tour Fee Discount (could expire soon) Currently Waived -$40 Optional Extras: Travel Protection Plan $12/day Travel Protection Plan Plus $18/day TOTAL Cost to Students $3,585* Cost to Adults (23+) (only 2 per room) $3,870* Payment plans […]

Silhouettes speak for silent witnesses

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Carina Snow News Editor           The “Silent Witness Exhibit” showcased life-size silhouettes to honor over 200 domestic violence victims in the LRC Sept. 23-26, and launched RSC into October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month.   The first Domestic Violence Awareness Month was observed October 1987, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. […]

Rowdy Raids the Health Sciences Center


Jennifer Byrd Editor in chief Sterile environments and medical procedures are not Rowdy’s idea of a good time. He’d much rather fly by the seat of his pants than sit in a seat, especially if the aforementioned station just so happens to be in a doctor’s or dentist’s office. This being the case, Rowdy was […]

Career Services educates students


 Carina Snow News Editor     The Student Success Center, in association with Career Services, shared key tips on how to land a job at the “Get a Job 101” workshop Sept. 25; career services will provide two more of the workshops on Oct. 24 and 30. Connie Myrick, coordinator of career services, discussed three […]

Government Shutdown update affects VA education benefits

    In an email sent to veterans at RSC, Lance Newbold director, veteran services and academic advisement released the following information: Due to the government shutdown, as of 4 p.m. EST Oct. 7, the GI Bill social media team will not post, reply to comments, or monitor the GI Bill Facebook account. Effective 8 […]


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