Yearly Archives: 2016

Emily Garnier
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Athlete Spotlight: Emily Garnier

Year: Junior Major: B.S. Computer Science, with a minor in Electrical Engineering Hometown: Littleton, CO Why Mines: Although she grew up just down the road from Mines, Garnier had originally planned on going out of state for college. With the criteria of a good engineering school and an opportunity to play soccer, Garnier set out…

Alisha Eskew
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Get Well, Stay Well

As the winter season advances on, the flu seems to advance from person to person simultaneously. But don’t lose heart because there are things you can do to stay healthy when it seems like everyone around you is sick. Getting sick is not completely up to chance and you do not have to blindly fall…

Two single engine Cessna aircraft flying over Kaibab National Forest
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Student Perspectives: America From Above

As engineers and scientists Mines’ graduates have a unique responsibility to make ethical decisions that can directly affect our public lands, including national parks, monuments, forests, and recreation areas. I had the privilege, as a participant in the 2016 EcoFlight student program, Flight Across America (FLAA), to gain insight into the influence engineers and scientists…

Otherside

John Oliver, an HBO comedian, recently placed a spotlight on the issue of opioid abuse in America. He pointed out 30,000 people die in America every year from overdoses and 2.6 million Americans struggle with addiction. That is almost an entire percentage point of the American population. His spotlight reminded me of a trend in…

Post Election Thoughts

“A house divided against itself cannot stand” ~ Abraham Lincoln It is the afternoon of Wednesday November 9th and I am sitting in Periodic Table trying to put to paper my thoughts after this election. Periodic table is not empty but it is far too quiet, and the entire campus seems quieter than usual today….

The Electoral College

The Electoral College, the body of 538 delegates who vote for the president in December, the body created by the constitution, is inherently undemocratic. There I said it, but before you start burning effigies hear me out. We fervently believe in democracy, because it is what makes our country so amazing. We have a society…

Dreadnaught artwork
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Dreadnought Review

Dreadnought has been one of Denver’s most reliable local bands for the past few years. They can be found opening for almost any post-rock or math-rock show in the Denver Area. If these genres aren’t for you, Dreadnought might not be either; but for those who like long intricate instrumentals scattered with screams, Dreadnought might…

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