Mines Football Ranked Number Eight in Nation

The excitement continues around the electric, fast paced and high volume football team. As they continue their success going forward, there are many obstacles that they look to overcome. Being the 8th ranked team in the nation can add great amounts of pressure to the game, but the team has stayed tough and look to […]


Club Triathlon Team Places Third at Oktoberfest Triathlon

Now having a “Club Sport” title, the CSM Club Triathlon team has projected success due to a much larger pool of teammates and achievements at their past two races. “We have had two races so far this semester. The first one was great. We had a high turnout and were just getting ready for the […]


Volleyball Continues Dominance

Ranked number one in their conference and 12th nationally, the girls’ volleyball team has continued their successful 2015 season. “We’ve had ten games so far—four at our home tournament, four at a tournament in Indianapolis, and two other home conference games,” states sophomore Ellie Monarch. “We’ve done pretty well—we won all our games at our […]


Men’s Soccer Finds Rhythm, Confidence

In the last three weeks, the men’s soccer team has won conference games against Colorado Christian, Colorado State-Pueblo, Metro State, Colorado Springs, Regis, and South Dakota School of Mines. With a goal difference of 21-2 in the last six games, it seems the team has found their groove. “We score a lot of goals, but […]


Flu Season: Weighing the Benefits, Risks of Vaccinations

As flu season is rapidly approaching and the topic of vaccination becomes an increasingly popular topic of debate in society, Mines students have a decision to make. They have to weigh the potential long-term health risks of a flu shot with the apparent immunity against the flu that the shots may provide. The questions that […]


Women’s Soccer Bounces Back After Rocky Start

Oredigger Women’s Soccer currently stands at six wins, two ties and two losses as of October 4. During conferences, they have won three out of four and tied the other two games played. Friday, Sept. 25 the team took the field against rival Regis University. Going into half-time the Orediggers trailed behind 0-2. Early in […]

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ORC Provides Outlet, Resources for Students

Around campus, there are plenty of sticker covered Nalgene bottles, slacklines and climbing shoes tied to backpacks. For those of you who want to become involved in this culture, the best place to start is the front doors of the ORC. For those craving adventure, Amy McCann plans the trips and acquires the all-important permits […]


“Til It Happens to You” Addresses Sexual Assault on Campus

The recent release of Lady Gaga’s ‘Til It Happens to You’ is already being heralded as one of the most important music videos of the year. ‘Til It Happens to You’ delves into the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. While Mines has a low reported rate of sexual assault , the prevalence of […]


The Return of Doctor Who

Most will agree that it is soothing to slowly slip back into watching an old favorite show, especially when episodes resume their predictable schedule of airing each week. One could liken it to the feeling of putting on that first pair of fuzzy socks at the start of autumn – exciting, long awaited, and comfortable. […]

Community Spotlight

Coral Creek Album Release at Buffalo Rose

For those interested in music of the Americana, bluegrass, and blues persuasion, the local band Coral Creek has just released a new album. They will be playing at the Buffalo Rose on October 16 at 8 PM. The show is free to attend. Coral Creek is a band featuring Chris Thompson on vocals and guitar […]