Welcome to the Colorado School of Mines! As Scoop and President Scoggins have already told you, we are so excited to welcome the class of 2017 to the CSM. I hope the information presented in this issue will help you in your acclimation to Mines.
During the semester, “The Oredigger” is published weekly and distributed to most buildings on campus. We strive to provide the Mines community with accurate, up-to-date, and relevant news and features stories. We specifically attempt to partner with campus organizations such as Student Activities, MAC, USG, and our many CSM sports teams.
To accomplish this task, “The Oredigger” employs about 50 students as writers, photographers, and Editorial Board members. Writers and photographers are the backbone of our staff. They provide the content found in “The Oredigger,” content ranging from reporting on campus events to media reviews to satire. The writers and photographers have a great deal of freedom to investigate content that interests them.
Our editorial staff includes several branches. Our Content Managers and Copy Editor manage writers and edit the articles in the paper. Our Business Manager works with our advertisers and manages our budget. Our Design Editor is in charge of laying out the paper each week, and our Webmaster manages our website, oredigger.net. Lastly, myself and our Managing Editor handle the administrative work, find story ideas and provide assistance wherever necessary.
“The Oredigger” was founded in 1921, and has continued for over 90 years by virtue of its dedicated and talented student employees. If you are interested in joining us in any capacity or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will get back to you as soon as possible. Additionally, look for us at Celebration of Mines when the school year resumes.
We at “The Oredigger” look forward to welcoming all of you to CSM, and we congratulate you on your decision to come here. You will likely find Mines challenging, but we hope that you will also find it rewarding. We hope to see some of you joining us as well.