In the future, sports are violent and action-packed. Humans, unable to handle the growing violence, create robots to fight in their place. “Real Steel” follows the life of go-for-broke boxer Charlie Kenton, who uses robots to box odd animals and other robots in an underground fighting league.
Mouthwatering chocolate fudge usually has to be bought from a store, but with this easy recipe it is made in the microwave in only 2 minutes. It is a perfectly sweet treat for the holidays that goes well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or cup of hot chocolate, and can be made in any dorm room.
Entering Mannie and Bo’s Pizzeria at the corner of South Golden Road and Quaker Street feels like entering a slightly crowded Italian kitchen. The walls are covered in humorous Italian-style décor and the entire building smells of freshly baked pizza dough.
While most of the world thinks of geeks as scrawny, super-smart, socially-impaired bibliophiles who spend half of their time studying and the other half playing nerdy games, Mines geeks tend to break stereotypes so thoroughly that only a combination of duct tape and Chuck Norris could put them back together. Christina Bailo is a perfect example of this phenomenon. Her status as a senior in Engineering Physics would imply she spends all her time inside studying. However, her interview with the Oredigger manages to eliminate that conception entirely.
The predecessor to the recently released “Arkham City,” “Arkham Asylum” gave the newer game quite a reputation to live up to. Touted as one of the only good Batman games, “Arkham Asylum” had an average review score of 91.67 and was revered by fanboys, die-hards, and casual players alike as an excellent and fun game.
To cap off the first ever Alcohol Awareness Week at Colorado School of Mines, Campus Crusade for Christ hosted a root beer kegger Friday night after the silent movie “Nosferatu.” The root beer was from Tommyknockers brewery in Idaho Springs, CO.
One of the most valuable commodities in today’s society is time. The faster something can be done, the better. To discuss the value of time, Jens Schultz, a doctorate student at the University of Berlin, offered Mines a guest lecture on Conflict Analysis in Cumulative Scheduling. Schultz’ research searches for ways to help businesses maximize their output while minimizing the time required by using mathematical analysis.
For graduating seniors, many emotions accompany the end of their time at Mines. It is a time of celebration, but also a time of change and uncertainty for many students. In order to celebrate graduating seniors and provide a fun and informative experience, the CSM Alumni Association sponsored “Choosing Wine With Confidence,” a wine tasting class and alumni networking night.
The United Nations Security Council has unanimously voted to end all foreign military operations in Libya by Monday. Libyan interim government leader Mustafa Abdel-Jalil asked that NATO forces remain until the end of the year to quell any uprisings by Qaddafi supporters, but the NATO commanders have said that they will honor the U.N. ruling.