Opinion Satire

September Horoscopes: Astro-logged by Bob the Astrologer

Virgo: What a way to start your month! The day after a total solar eclipse? Yass please! Well, it would have been cooler if you were able to kick off your month with it, you know, on opening day, but hey, what’s one day? Anyway, expect to be shown up by Leos for the next […]

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Getting Outside With Any Time Constraint

Getting off campus, whether it is for a couple of hours or a couple of days, can provide a much needed reset from the daily grind of Mines. Here are some ideas for experiencing Colorado and beyond on your, admittedly minimal, time off. If you have an hour or two early in the morning, try […]

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Oredigger Classic: Mines Volleyball Starts Season Strong

The Orediggers started off the season right with a record of 3-1 over Labor Day weekend at the Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Oredigger Classic. Ranked #19, the Orediggers proved that ranking was deserved as they beat Texas Women’s University, Eastern New Mexico University, and Western New Mexico University with 9 unanswered sets. The […]

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What do you Need?

We greet the start of a new semester with excitement as it signifies the beginning of many new adventures. To get through the difficult parts of these new experiences, taking care of our mental health is vital. A powerful tool to maintaining mental health lies in knowing our needs as humans. Every person has six […]


The Danger of Identity Politics

Virtually everyone has heard of the Charlottesville protests and resulting violence. In the original protest, there were white supremacists, chanting vile statements such as, “Jews will not replace us.” The following day, the protests turned violent with the counter-protests like Antifa, and one of the white supremacists ran over many people with his car, killing […]

Campus Issues Opinion

Perspectives on NHV and Nazi Engineers

The purpose of NHV is to expose us, as engineers, to the greatness of invention while also making us consider the ethical implications behind our creations through the use of history. One topic that is covered, memorable to those who have taken NHV, is the Holocaust. After talking to several students who have already taken […]


Response to Charlottesville

My name is Parker Bolstad and I was last year’s president of Hillel at Mines, the Jewish student organization on campus. I am writing today to talk about the events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia. I watched in horror as issues that have plighted our country for years — racism, anti-Semitism, radical nationalism — reared […]

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Creative Arts at Mines

When people think of Mines, the first thing that comes to mind is not usually performing arts (excluding those that think it is the Colorado School of Mimes). However, for those looking to nourish their creative side, there are many opportunities on campus to do just that. Mines Little Theatre (MLT) is just one of […]

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Mines Little Theatre Goes ‘All Out’ in Fall 2017

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to All Out, the game of game shows where you can win up to one million dollars if you go “All Out!” Contract Suds sponsorships aside, this last August saw Mines Little Theatre, the prominent theatre club on campus, perform their Summer Play All Out. The play follows four contestants on […]

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Foothills Art Center Now Free for Mines Students

It is amazing what you can discover right outside your front door. It is often too easy to get caught up in school and not observe and experience the city surrounding campus. Foothills Art Center (FAC) is one of those gems that despite being almost on campus can be easily missed in the crazy whirlwind […]