Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Undergraduate Student Government: The first step to engineering change

Change on campus is constant. Departments shift their faculty, funds and fees change with campus initiatives, each new class of students has different expectations of Mines than the ones before. Understanding those changes takes a great deal of work and commitment, but getting involved in making those changes is easy to do: get involved with…

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Silence isn’t Golden: National Service Week with Alpha Phi Omega

Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the country with a record of 1,175 deaths by suicide in 2017, according to the Colorado Health Institute. The Colorado School of Mines’ chapter of Alpha Phi Omega believes that the conversation around mental health and suicide prevention must continue with a raised volume because “Silence…

Vote “huh” on Prop 112

James Madison once wrote that what differentiated the government of the United States from that of previous iterations “[lied] in the total exclusion of the people in their collective capacity.” Madison, perhaps our most crucial Constitutional progenitor, was apprehensive about the public’s ability to properly judge and vote on all the nation’s laws. No current…

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