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Lifestyle

Large turnout for opening ball

Friedhoff Hall was filled to the brim on Saturday, Sept. 5th with people dancing. The Opening Dance Ball was the first event of the semester held by the Colorado School of Mines Ballroom Dance Club. Their inaugural event began at 7 p.m. with an hour of waltz and swing dance lessons for people new to […]

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Student Organizations

Celebration of Mines provides platform for new mental health club

At Celebration of Mines there were many sports booths with clubs including the Triathlon Club, Running Club, Karate Club and Shooting Sports Club. However, there was a slightly more obscure club, Active Minds at Mines, present Friday. This club is a not only focused on physical health, but on mental health as well. Along with […]

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Campus Issues

EBGN 201 curbs future interest in economics

If you randomly pick a person out of the school’s population, you have a higher chance of finding a woman than a non-engineering major. Since we are the top ranked engineering school in the nation, the question that pops up in some minds is: “Why would you ever come here for anything else?” Other than […]

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Opinion

Helpful hints on how to be successful at Fall Career Fair

Ladies and Gentlemen, let us clear the air right now. On September 15, 2015 there will be a lot of mayhem, tears, and anxious students on the Colorado School of Mines campus due to the always popular event known as Career Day. A quick background on Career Day for all the first year students who […]

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Music

Apple releases lineup for festival

The ever popular Apple Music Festival, formerly named the iTunes Music Festival, returns in it’s ninth year to London for ten nights of incredible shows on September 19th. The festival has been renamed to match the summer release of iTunes’ music streaming service, Apple Music. Each show can be streamed live on Apple Music, as […]

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Soccer

Men’s soccer starts season off with two wins

On Saturday, Sept. 5, men’s soccer defeated Rollins, a top ranked team from Florida. The Orediggers prevailed 4-3 after a hard fought game against Rollins with contributions from seniors Richard Garvey and Ryan Leach, as well as sophomore Preston Migaki. According to Leach, Saturday’s game was “just the start and a good building block.” The […]

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Music

Taylor Swift connects with crowd during record-breaking tour

The Taylor Swift 1989 World Tour came to Denver Sept. 5 and 6 to perform at the Pepsi Center. Both nights were completely sold out a total of 26,000 tickets. Vance Joy performed before Taylor Swift. His short performance was much less showy than Swift’s, but he genuinely looked like he was enjoying himself. When […]

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Music

Mat Kearney’s album highlighted by new style

Before you begin reading this column, a disclaimer: I know nothing about music. That is to say, I know nothing more than the average person about music. My taste is not in any way sophisticated or refined; in fact, just today I saved several One Direction songs to my Spotifiy account. Now, that being said, […]

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Gear

Nano provides cheaper option, efficient storage

In today’s day and age, consolidating technology into one device seems to be the attractive option in a fast paced society. However, when attempting to combine a phone, a camera, and a music player, storage becomes an immediate issue. Eventually, deleting content is the way to manage this issue. Reversing the seemingly convenient trend of […]

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Cross Country / Track & Field

Cross Country teams look to achieve unprecedented success for 2015 season

The men’s and women’s cross country teams look to build off the success experienced last season to reach more ambitious goals. “For the men, the goal is to win the first ever RMAC championship. We were second last year and we are in a good spot this year,” Head Coach Chris Siemers said. “For the […]