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Orediggers Abroad: Learning About Conservation in Cuba

By: Peter Consalvi, David Schack, Alex Albright   Into the Unknown It’s a bizarre question, but ask yourself ‘What do I know about Cuba?’ Cigars, rum, and Communism are probably the first (and perhaps only) thoughts that come to mind. But some quick Google searches will reveal a country that is extremely dedicated to protecting […]

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April Horoscopes: Astro-logged by Bob the Astrologer

Taurus: Your celestial month started on April 20th, so you know what that means? It started the same day E-Days officially started! Yay! That’s it. Nothing else for you. Go eat a Nutter Butter. Gemini: You should make more trips to Target. You don’t necessarily have to buy anything, but if they’re having a sale […]

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MLT’s Pippin: Magic to Do, Just for You

The most recent production performed by Mines Little Theater was Pippin. The musical ran from April 7- April 15 at the American Mountaineering Museum. Each performance lasted approximately two and a half hours, with a brief intermission between acts one and two. The musical follows the story of Pippin, a young man searching for meaning […]

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Spreading Creative Roots: Filmmakers at Mines

A film begins like this: a young man exits an elevator in a large, empty building. He makes his way downstairs to a hallway; though, to cross, he must crawl under lasers. The task is difficult, but he emerges unscathed and finds a mysterious case sitting on a table. He cracks the case’s code, unlocks […]

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Club Spotlight: Club for Creative Anachronism

As they study the latest technological and engineering developments, some Mines students simultaneously practice the arts and sciences of the medieval time period. Scola Metallorum, which translates to “School of Metals,” is the CSM student chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). “The SCA is a huge international organization,” stated Alex Abrams-Flohr, a sophomore […]

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Field Day Teams Brave Events in the Rain and Cold

Field days occurred on Friday of E-Days in the shadow of a fiery volcano. Mass excavations of dinosaur fossils occurred in sand boxes, and fish were saved from a frigid slip and slide. The cavemen teams competed in events for two and a half hours to bring home a colossal trophy in their Flintstones car. […]

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Students Enjoy Food, Games, and Dinosaurs at the Annual E-Days Carnival

As the sun made a late E-Days appearance Saturday afternoon, students, faculty, and Golden community members gathered on the IM fields to celebrate the annual carnival. The “So What Brothers” band played a mix of lively music for the occasion. Mines’ organizations sponsored several carnival games and activities, including a bean bag game about consent […]

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Trebuchet Teams Compete for Glory

On the cloudy Friday afternoon of E-Days 2017, a crowd gathered in Q lot to watch five trebuchet teams compete for glory. This year the teams were competing not just for bragging rights, but for prizes- with the first, second, and third place teams walking away with cash. A trebuchet is comparable to a catapult. […]

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Thursday Night Entertainment: Mr. Big Digger

On Thursday, April 20th at 8:45pm, Friedhoff Hall was home to arguably the classiest school sanctioned event. As is tradition, this E-Days saw a fresh round of faces at Mr. Big Digger, the most masculine beauty pageant to ever grace this earth. CSM’s Sigma Kappa put together this event, featuring their sorority presidents and past […]

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Cardboard Boat Race Boasts Largest Lineup in E-Days History

This year’s cardboard boat race was the largest in CSM history with 43 teams braving the chilly waters of Clear Creek. Teams lined up starting at 8:30 am looking anxiously at the cloudy skies and chilly temperatures. As 9 am rolled around, students, alumni, faculty, and Golden residents were already lining the banks of Clear […]