RSC Mardi Gras parades its way to campus

Still life photo of New Orleans themed items including masks, beads, and even a gator head.

Carina Snow Assistant Editor   Mardi Gras is coming to campus with a parade, mask contests, live jazz music and free southern-style food on March 4. A penny drive between student clubs and staff associations to elect king and queen of carnival, a Mardi Gras tradition, began Feb. 27 at the Student Activities Office. Only […]

Oscars steal the show

Box office gross for Oscar nominees

Marisa Caban Photographer For those who don’t know, the Academy Awards, aka the Oscars, is the most prestigious award ceremony and most sought-after honor in the film industry; talk show personality Ellen DeGeneres will host the 2014 Oscars, which airs at 7 p.m., March 2 on local ABC affiliate KOCO Channel 5. While the Golden […]

Oklahomans go ga-ga for good books

The Oklahoma Friends of the Library’s annual book sale attracts thousands of attendees to the Oklahoma Expo Hall on Feb. 21 at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds in northwest Oklahoma City.  Photo  by Marisa Caban

Marisa Caban Photographer The 35th annual Metropolitan Friends of the Library Book Sale took place Feb. 21-22 at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds; people from around Okla. and the nation purchased $1 hardbacks and 50-cent paperbacks of many genres. FOL is a volunteer-run organization that supports the Metropolitan Library System through donations; most of their profits […]

Lady Raiders squander 5-0 lead

Catcher Erin Elmore gives pitching instructions during the game against the Cisco Wranglers on Feb. 22, at the RSC softball field.

Alex Roberts Assignment Editor  The Lady Raiders blew their lead in the last inning of Saturday’s home game against the Cisco Wranglers and lost 6-5. The game was even, and scoreless, until RSC got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the second inning. Courtney Moore, who played third base in Saturday’s game, hit an […]

Hughes scholarship application deadline approaches


Jessica Phillips Volunteer Reporter Applications for the Frances White Hughes Scholarship, a leadership scholarship for fine arts students, are being accepted until 5 p.m. Monday, March 3. The Hughes Scholarship is awarded to up to 10 students each fall who are majoring in one of the fine arts: theater, photography, art, music, music engineering or […]

BCM shares food, faith at Noonday

BCM Director Gavin Hart presents a devotional at Noonday on Feb. 19; the club is open to all students, and Noonday is held at noon every Wednesday in the Student Center Raider Room. (Photo by Jessica Phillips)

Jessica Phillips Volunteer Reporter The Baptist Collegiate Ministry club meets from noon–1p.m. Wednesdays for Noonday, a free lunch and devotional in the Student Center Raider Room. At Noonday, a pastor presents a short devotional while students enjoy a free meal provided by the club or sometimes sponsored by a local church. The weekly event is […]

Dodgeball tournament a smash at RSC


By: Alex Roberts Volunteer Writer Four teams of RSC students participated in a coed dodgeball tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Wellness Center. Each team was allowed to have six players on the court per game, but they were allowed to sub in extra players for the next game. The teams that participated were: […]

Duck! Dodgeball tournament a smash at RSC (Video)

Mid-Del community approves additional funds

Bond Election flyer for Mid-Del Public Schools

Jennifer Byrd Editor-in-Chief The Mid-Del community passed a $10 million bond election Feb. 11 to increase the school system’s safety measures, provide upgrades to instructional technology, and replace aging buses. The bond issue passed with more than three-quarters of voters approving the two-part proposition. The first section will provide facility improvements based on each school’s […]

Campus considers D2L replacement

Jesus Saavedra does homework on his student D2L account Feb. 9 in the RSC library. Canvas could replace D2L as the college’s learning management system; the decision will be made at the end of the semester.   Photo by Carina Snow

Carina Snow Assistant Editor   RSC is testing a new learning management system, called Canvas, and comparing it to the current system, Desire2Learn, to determine which might provide the best distance-learning experience; the college will choose at the end of the spring semester. Regular evaluation of a college’s LMS is not uncommon, according to a […]


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