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Online Homework: A Necessity for Large Classes

Online homework: everyone uses it at some point, some programs are liked more than others, and many students are divided over whether it is worth the cost or not. So why have online homework in the first place? The most intuitive answer is that it saves teaching faculty a lot of time. Large classes required […]

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Geology Museum Gifted Millions Worth of New Gems, Minerals

 In September of 2016, the CSM Geology Museum was gifted $1.75 million worth of gems, minerals, and meteorites from Hilja Herfurth’s estate. Hilja passed away in June 2016; her husband Gerry, a man who enjoyed and collected many types of minerals, meteorites, and gems, passed away in 1999. The couple had no connection to the […]

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Mines Supports Students Eager to Solve Grand Challenges

From making solar energy economical, to preventing nuclear terror, the engineers of the future have a number of difficult tasks to contend with. While traditional engineering degrees equip students with technical knowledge and training, the Engineering Grand Challenges Program seeks to give students the specific mindset, experiences, and inspiration necessary to tackle the world’s most […]

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Faculty Spotlight

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kristoph-Dietrich Kinzli

Embodying the true meaning or “coming full circle,” Dr. Kristoph-Dietrich Kinzli stepped back onto the Mines’ campus this year after touring as a prospective student almost two decades ago. “When I applied to colleges, I actually applied at Mines and at CSU and CSU gave me more scholarship money,” Kinzli stated. CSU proved to be […]

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Mines News

Innovation Week: Inspiring Students to Work With Their Hands

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, Mines Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week kicked-off with the grand opening of the Blaster Design Factory. The week showcased the recent efforts in driving Mines students toward being more entrepreneurial and innovative in thinking. This is the first year Mines has hosted Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week. Kevin Moore, the Dean of the […]

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Community Spotlight

Destination: In-Creede-ible Colorado

Creede, Colorado is “The Last Great Place” according to their welcome sign, and I have to agree. Even as a small mining town with, on no certain terms, good mining, Creede survives, and even thrives with its residency of 300 people year round. How can a town survive with such a small residence? The answer […]

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Community Spotlight

DCPA presents Fun Home

The musical Fun Home is one of those shows that makes you laugh delightedly in one moment and then despair in the next. It has increased pertinence due to its basis in truth. Fun Home is based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir. She grows up in her family home with an appearance obsessed father who […]

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Community Spotlight Music

Denver Music: Dreadnought

Dreadnought has been one of Denver’s most reliable local bands for the past few years. They can be found opening for almost any post-rock or math-rock show in the Denver Area. If these genres aren’t for you, Dreadnought might not be either; but for those who like long intricate instrumentals scattered with screams, Dreadnought might […]

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Dear Ada

Dear Reader, Let me introduce myself. I am a student here at Mines, and floating amidst my many passions surface two that will relate to you: Mathematics and Humanity. You can call me Ada. My real name doesn’t much matter. We work hard here at Mines, and in some ways this mantra has become our […]

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Mines Little Theater Begins Pippin Rehearsals

Mines Little Theatre’s spring show season is now underway with the recently returned musical, Pippin. While its most recent incarnation involved flips, tricks, and every manner of circus style flash, MLT’s more modest take on the show promises to deliver an equally poignant piece of musical theatre. The show will run from April 7th to […]