Monthly Archives: April 2016

Mines students compete in the 2016 ASCE Competition

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…

Mines Little Theatre presents Young Frankenstein

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…

Nick of Ask Nick

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…

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…

The Ben Parker Student Center

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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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…

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