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Policy, Federal Law Inhibit Club’s Goal

Ever since Amendment 64 passed, the way that college campuses deal with marijuana has come under scrutiny.  The newest club on campus, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, has made it their goal to not only talk about campus policies regarding drugs, but to potentially change them. “Here at CSM, our end goal is to promote […]

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Student Organizations

SSDP Holds First Event

The Students for Sensible Drug Policy welcomed Patrick Nightdale, former prosecutor and current criminal defense attorney, to speak on behalf of the Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) organization this past Thursday, October 29th. As a member of LEAP since August 2010, Nightdale speaks publicly on behalf of the organization, especially on the failings of federal […]

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Mines News

Econ Graduates Return to Speak of Experiences

While the Economics Department at Mines may be very small in size, graduates’ career paths cover a wide variety of industries and applications. Four recent Economics graduates returned to campus last week to discuss economics-related career opportunities, the courses that they found to be most useful in the workforce, and the unique value of obtaining […]

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Political

Citizens Need to Exercise the Fundamental Concept of Democracy: The Vote

We tell ourselves the political system is broken, but, is it really? There’s a famous quote, whose origin is unknown, that says, “decisions are made by those who show up.” When we take a look at voter turnout, the largest voting bloc is the 45 and older group. They show up, they get to make […]

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Mines News

Evangelical Event Takes Place on Campus

On October 28, Mines’ students gathered in the Steinhauer Fieldhouse for the campus’ first ever After Dark, a national event that travels to twelve campuses a year and is aimed at getting the word out about Christianity. The event consisted of performances from Tedashii and Matt Wertz, with a speech from Joe White titled “Is […]

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National News

Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson, one of the leading Republican presidential candidates for 2016, was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. Carson attended Yale University for his undergraduate education and then went on to The University of Michigan School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center. Carson then remained at […]

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National News

Donald Trump

The success of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has taken both the country and media by storm. An appearance by Trump has proved to be a major ratings booster for networks. He has easily been one of the most quotable candidates thanks to his blunt manner when handling questions. Many people feel that being politically correct […]

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National News

Senator Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio (R-FL) was born in Miami, Florida, in 1971 to Cuban immigrants. He grew up in Florida, earning his B.A. in political science at the University of Florida and his J.D. degree cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. Rubio began his career in politics with his election to the West […]

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National News

Secretary Hillary Clinton

The preliminary election season has so far been defined by outsider politicians. These candidates all promise to reign in the crippling inefficacy of the federal government resulting from the last eight years. Former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has been plagued by mistakes made during the Obama administration and discredited by many for being too […]

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National News

Senator Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders has been fighting for American working class families for his entire political career, since he was first elected as mayor of Burlington, Vermont. Prior to his election, he was involved in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, where Sanders participated in the March on Washington in 1963, and worked to organize student-led […]