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Music

Bastille and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at Red Rocks

Friday, Oct. 7 saw two incredible performances at Red Rocks Amphitheatre for the annual Jeep on the Rocks concert. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness opened for Bastille with one of the most enthusiastic performances of an artist playing the piano and dancing at the same time. All of Andrew McMahon’s songs were incredibly upbeat and […]

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Mines News Music

Indie Folk Artist Fills the Library with Joy

On Friday, Oct. 7, Claire Mahoney (pictured) performed a set of beautiful melodies before an eager audience. Her music was of an indie-folk variety, a healthy balance of originals and covers. The library concert series offers a unique creative outlet—a hidden oasis amongst books detailing phase equilibria and solid mechanics. She supplemented vocals with guitar, […]

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Political

Poli-ticking Me Off

The 2016 election has two of the most historically disliked candidates as front-runners. Chaos from both sides resulted in Clinton and Trump coming out on top, yet Democrats and Republicans alike are unsure about their candidates. How did this happen? How did the most disliked candidates become front-runners? In middle school and high school, the […]

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Political

Should Moderators Be Allowed to Fact-Check?

Last month Chris Wallace, a Fox News journalist and the host of Fox News Sunday, became the first reporter in the channel’s history to be selected as a moderator for a presidential debate. His achievement, however, was immediately shadowed by the firestorm and backlash he received from his comments regarding the debate, during an interview […]

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Satire

New Star Signs? What Does the NASA Report Mean for Astrology?

As some of you are aware, back in September NASA announced an “update” on the dates of the star signs. Most people just know their sign for fun, but a large number of people out there do take their horoscopes seriously (for long-time readers, I surely hope a few of you Libras out there have […]

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Political

A Student’s Perspective: Looking at the Presidential Platforms

I am going to cover three main candidates and their foreign policy platforms. Hopefully, in an entertaining and informative manner. This is my warning, I am biased and I will include my opinion in this article because this is the opinion section. Gary Johnson is the candidate for the libertarian party, and has a more […]

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Volleyball

Athlete Spotlight: Alanna Winfield

Year: Senior   Major: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering   Why Mines: When looking for a college, Winfield kept three criteria in mind; a good engineering school, a winning volleyball program, and the possibility of making an immediate contribution to a team. As Alanna herself said, “Mines volleyball has won 4 RMAC championships in a row […]

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Health Lifestyle

Get Well, Stay Well

In today’s processed world, the Whole30 is a diet that eliminates unbalancing and inflammatory food groups for 30 days. It ends unhealthy cravings and food habits, heals the digestive tract, balances the endocrine and immune systems, and helps develop a healthier body image. The Whole30 is all about eliminating certain foods and food groups that […]

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Sports

Mines Tennis Causes a Racket

Despite their favorite tournament being postponed, Mines Club Tennis is remaining positive at the beginning of the season. “The team dynamic is all about getting outside, getting some exercise, and having some fun in the process,” Junior Collin Kinder explained. “The practices are a lot of fun, our coach is super cool, and it’s a […]