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Mines’ Steel Bridge Team Advances to Nationals After Successful Competition

Over E-days weekend (Apr. 1-2), a group of students represented Mines at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Regional Competition at CU Denver.  At the competition, students designed and constructed a steel bridge and paddled a concrete canoe.  Overall, the students performed magnificently.  The Steel Bridge Team, Blue Steel, came in second place and […]

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Mines Little Theater Begins Performances of Young Frankenstein

After months of preparation, the Mines Little Theater has finally begun performances for its latest endeavor, Young Frankenstein.  MLT has been working diligently since early January to prepare a visual, musical, and comedic masterpiece for the college audience. This is the first time the theater company has performed its shows in Bunker Auditorium, and this […]

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The Know-All Freshman part three

What’s the worst superpower? I’m not really a fan of negativity, so I’m going to talk about the best superpower. The best superpower would be the ability to sense what dogs want. Too many times, my dog jumps up on me and whines like he wants something but then return a blank gaze when I […]

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Campus Culture: Update

The faculty senate and administration have been working together to drive changes in the culture surrounding campus. The discussion began early this spring semester at a faculty forum which focused on the sexual misconduct of a faculty member. Since then, the faculty senate has conducted meetings with various departments to brainstorm some of the ways […]

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Students Endure Icy Water, Entertain Spectators

On Saturday morning of E-Days, hundreds of Golden community members and CSM students gathered to watch brave souls struggle to navigate the freezing waters of Clear Creek, protected only by a thin layer of cardboard. A record breaking 33 teams participated in this year’s Tau Beta Pi Cardboard Boat Race, which was sponsored by BP. […]

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Coming Fall 2016: TED Talks Focused on Sustainability, Technology

In March, senior Arjumand Alvi headed a committee to obtain a license to bring TED Talks to campus. According to Alvi, these talks will be occurring in the Fall Semester of 2016. There are already several community members scheduled to come in and speak. Alvi believes that bringing TED Talks to campus is important to […]

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Changes to Registration Aim to Ease Stress

To combat the biannual chaos caused by registration, administration has been working with individual departments to help students get into their desired classes. As a result, the registration office and faculty senate have decided to implement demand-based scheduling. “These changes should decrease the number of registration action forms that need to be filled out because […]

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Maker’s Society Attempts to Create Cohesion

As one of the best engineering colleges in the nation, Mines excels in the classrooms at teaching engineering theory. However, subpar workspace and workshops limit the innovation of students. Maker’s Society was created to improve and connect the existing workspaces on campus. Makers society was formed last year and aims to spur innovative thinking, designing, […]

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ASME Hosts Multiple Events on Campus, Attends Conference in Georgia

In the past month, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has participated in, and organized a variety of events. Over spring break, members travelled to Georgia Tech to attend the ASME national conference. At the conference, they competed in project designed, oral, and poster presentations. Thor Andreassen won third place in the oral presentations […]

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Board of Student Organizations Update Allocation Process

Campus life revolves around student-led clubs, activities, and professional societies. The Board of Student Organizations, or BSO, is responsible for creating and sustaining most of these student organizations. “[The] main purpose is to aid in club sustainability and help clubs connect with the resources on campus,” Lizzy Reale, President of BSO, explained. “We help with […]