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A message from your USG

Welcome to Mines, new students! I know you are all ready for the challenge that awaits in the new semester. I hope you’ve all had a great summer’s rest in preparation for school. Needless to say, you picked the right place to spend four years.

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Taste of Golden

Golden offers a wide selection of delicious venues to satisfy whatever your craving between classes! These are some of our favorites.

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A message from the CSM President

Welcome to the Colorado School of Mines. What an exciting time to be an Oredigger! Mines continues to be one of the premier engineering and applied science schools in the country, and we just keep getting better. There many exciting new facilities, programs, and services available on campus as we continue to fulfill our goal of excellence.
Our focus is now to help you reach your goals. You want to be a part of the next generation of scientists and engineers to address global challenges and opportunities affecting the earth, energy sectors, and the environment.

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Don’t forget this! What school supplies to bring and why

Most of your packing time will probably be occupied in corralling missing socks and purchasing cheap microwaves. However, you are coming to Colorado School of Mines first and foremost to attend school. With that in mind, it’s important to have a sufficient stockpile of school supplies.

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A great rivalry: Mines battles Denver in 1919

In the middle of November, a shockwave woke Colorado School of Mines students and Golden residents. Golden looked up to Mt. Zion to see that an explosion had left the M lacking a 20 ft section.

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Mines Madness: Traditions and events all academic year long

As all freshmen will learn shortly here at Mines, college is a whole different animal compared to high school.
The academics are stepped up a notch, but so are the out-of-classroom events. There is a mentality at Mines of “work hard, play hard,” and this institution has a plethora of events for students to play hard. The following are some of the most notable:

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Opinion

Letter from the Editor

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.

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Upon your arrival, before your classes

You’ve applied, you’ve been accepted, you’ve agreed to come, and now all that awaits you in your quest to begin college is to, well, actually begin college. Perhaps you are moving across the country, or perhaps just across town. Perhaps you can’t wait to strike out on your own, perhaps you are apprehensive. Most likely, you have just finished high school or a gap year, but it is also possible you have a lot more life experience under your belt. Whatever your background, Mines will be challenging, but rewarding.

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This is a calculator-free zone

The first reaction of many students upon hearing that they are headed to the Colorado School of Mines for a high-quality engineering education is that they are going to require a much more powerful calculator. Wait just one second, though: before you go out and spend three hundred dollars on a brand new TI or Casio, you should be warned that you will have few chances to use it.