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Basketball

Men’s Basketball Dives into Playoffs on 10 Game Win Streak

On January 22nd the men’s basketball team fell to CSU-Pueblo in a tough 10-point loss leaving them with a 7-5 conference record and a 12-6 record overall. Since that day, nothing has been able to stop the Orediggers as they have gone on a 10-0 run through conference opponents. The team clinched the number two […]

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Satire

Ask Nick: 2/27/16

 February 25 How do porcupines mate? Props to whoever asked this question, because it actually piqued my curiosity. So first, nose rubbing occurs, and if the female accepts the notion, the male will then urinate on the female (no joke), and the female will decide if the male lives up to her standards. If the […]

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Fiction and Creative Writing

To the Job That Never Was

To the Job That Never Was, I found you the other day on Diggernet. You just happened to catch my eye from across the computer screen. In an endless sea of mediocre jobs and boastful internships, you stood out to me. You were special. I clicked on your “apply” button and was swept away to […]

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Wrestling

Wrestling looks to continue historic success

For those of you that failed to make it out to a wrestling dual this season, you botched witnessing school history. This year’s wrestling squad finished with a record of 8-4, the best finish in school history since 1960. That stat alone is impressive, but the fact that it was accomplished with the majority of […]

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Basketball

Women’s Basketball Achieves First Title in 36 Years

This past weekend the Lady Orediggers earned their spot as the #1 seed for the RMAC Shootout and acquired an RMAC title—the first in 36 years. This achievement began with a 66-52 win on Friday against Western State. After winning this game, the team was tied for first in the RMAC with Saturday’s opponent, CSU-Pueblo. […]

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Basketball

Women’s Basketball Dominates RMAC Conference Play

Mines’ women’s basketball has a 13-2 conference record, ranking them first in the RMAC. The team enjoyed a thirteen game win streak which ended in a game against Colorado State Pueblo on Jan. 22. The Orediggers responded with back-to-back wins against Western State (Jan. 23), and South Dakota School of Mines (Jan. 29) before falling […]

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Swimming & Diving

CSM Swim Team Prepares for Conference Championships

After a season of hard work and multiple PR’s, the CSM swim team prepares for the RMAC Championships and hopes to send the women’s 800-free relay to Nationals. “This year we really want to get a relay into Nationals for the women’s program. That’s been one of the biggest goals for our program since I […]

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Mines News

Philanthro-Tank Competition Awards Winners

The Mines Philanthropy Council, a student organization sponsored and supported by the Mines Fund, began in the fall of 2015. Logan Schuelke, the council president, explained that Mines Philanthropy serves two purposes. “We started the Mines Philanthropy Council this year to make philanthropy on campus more visible to the student body, and to get students […]

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Wrestling

Wrestling on Track for Successful Season

For those not familiar with the sport of wrestling, the combination of individual results as well as team results dictate the overall outcome of the match. Different than most sports, if a wrestler does not win his individual match, the team’s entire score is impacted. This year, the Oredigger team has faced some tough opponents […]

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Student Organizations

M.I.R. Starts Semester with a Full Roster

Hidden downstairs in the Student Center, in a small nook made of windows, is the Mines Internet Radio broadcasting room. “This has definitely been a big adjustment,” said Alex Manoilo, one of the producers for M.I.R. Before winter break, the M.I.R. room was located across 19th Street, nestled up against the freshman parking lot. “It […]