Parker’s article concerning the Occupy Movement is a typical opinion based entirely inside the mind of someone that has been inculcated by our current technocratic society, without regard for a historical reference as to why “the 99% that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1%” are behaving as they are. The following comes from page 580 of Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States:
The unemployment rate is hovering at 9.1%, America is over $14 trillion in debt, every major city is currently being occupied by its own citizens in protest, and yet the majority of the American public are more concerned with what happens to Conrad Murphy and Lindsay Lohan.
This time of the year is a time for celebration among Indians, as the Hindus celebrate one of their most important festivals of the year, Diwali, which means “festival of lights.” Last week, the Indian Student Association of the Colorado School of Mines celebrated Diwali with music, dancing, and, of course, great food.
Looking to resolve their financial problems, the Italian Senate passed a set of austerity measures that will force Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to step down and set up a national unity government. This move came as a result of significant international pressure on Italy to stave off another financial meltdown.
With minimal prep work and a short cooking time, this recipe is great for college students who have limited time, money, and culinary skills. These crispy chicken tenders are also much healthier than the chicken tenders found at fast food restaurants because they are baked instead of fried. Cooks can get creative with their flavors by using different seasoning mixes.
Colorado governmental agencies were busy with a variety of issues this week in 1903. According to “The Colorado Transcript,” the State Land Board concluded their investigation of Las Animas sheep rancher P. H. Sweetman’s unauthorized use of state land. The state had received numerous complaints that Sweetman was using 2,160 acres that he did not own. He complied with the state’s request that he lease the land if he was going to use it and agreed to pay the state $4,108 annually.
At the corner of 14th and Arapahoe, a crowded little coffee shop serves up mochas and cappuccinos. On any given day, Higher Grounds Café is sure to have two or three Mines students, perhaps even a professor, sipping their drinks and catching up on recent happenings. With its friendly baristas and great atmosphere, it is no wonder Higher Grounds is a student favorite.
[Oredigger]: So, why did you decide to venture into the world of Mining Engineering?
[Henderson]: I like mines.
What’s your favorite class and why?
Calculus because I can actually do it.