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Opinion Satire

Ocotober Horrorscopes: Astro-logged by Bob the Astrologer

Libra: A long time ago, you were told something very secret by a very special person. If you remember it, now would be a great time to find that person again and discuss this secret in further depth. If you don’t remember, you are terrible. Like, they confided in you and you didn’t find it […]

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Sports

Men’s Rugby Finishes Home Season Strong

On Sept. 9, the Men’s Rugby Team began their season off right with an impressive victory of 48-7 against the Air Force Academy. The starting fifteen-man squad was relentless in pressuring Air Force and driving the ball up field. By half-time Air Force had only scored one try and the conversion kick, while the Orediggers […]

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Sports Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball Starts Conference Strong

Entering Homecoming weekend with a conference record of 4-0, and an overall record of 10-3, the Mines volleyball team is on fire with a four-game win streak. With a rock-solid defense letting few points through, and a strong offense making opposing teams tremble, the Orediggers are making victories look easy! “Compared to last year, we […]

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Inflammation and What To Do About It

There is one commonality that seems to exist among multiple illnesses. From obesity to depression, from diabetes to heart disease, internal inflammation is a large component. Normally we associate inflammation with the swelling that accompanies a bee sting, for example. However, inflammation can be on the inside of our bodies and can be chronic. Chronic […]

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Mines News News Sports

Student Rec Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Student Rec Center on campus, and there is a lot to celebrate. “We have dramatically expanded the programs in the past ten years,” said Rob Thompson, Director of the Student Rec Center and Assistant Athletic Director. “What intramurals was ten years ago is very different than what […]

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Football Sports

Athlete Spotlight: Cameron Mayberry

While Mines football as a program has been just as successful as previous years, there is a new star on the field: Junior Cameron Mayberry. In Mayberry’s first career start on September 9th, he scored an impressive four touchdowns and rushed for 189 yards, helping the Orediggers in their 70-0 win against New Mexico Highlands […]

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Opinion

Homecoming Lecturer: Michio Kaku

Full disclosure, this is the opinion of this journalist and is not reflective of the opinion of the Oredigger as an organization nor the opinion of this journalist as a student of the Colorado School of Mines. There is an art to an interview; a good interviewer has five articles worth of questions before showing […]

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Opinion

B plus or minus? B plus or minus what?

Some of your classes run on a plus/minus scale, but some just give out standard letter grades. In a way, this adds or subtracts a new level of stress by the time finals come around. In some of your classes, you only have to worry about getting a certain score on your final to get […]

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Opinion

Mentoring

When thinking about mentors, I believe that everyone could benefit from having one. Not only do they serve as a support system, but they understand the importance of achieving and striving for one’s goals. Mentors can reduce stress, provide different perspectives, and provide different leadership experiences. Luckily, last year I was chosen for the Challenge […]

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Entertainment Movies

It: A Stephen King Adaptation

“It” is a 2017 horror/thriller directed by Andy Muschietti. The film is set in the small town of Derry, Maine and follows seven teenagers in their fight against a demonic shape-shifting evil terrorizing their town. Coming into this retelling of Stephen King’s story, many fans of the novel and 1990 TV adaption were trepid, to […]