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Soccer Sports

Athlete Spotlight: David Boldt

The Men’s Soccer Team took the RMAC Regular-Season Championship title on Oct. 26, after beating the CSU-Pueblo Thunderwolves 3-1. While the offense crushed it during this game, and throughout the season, the Orediggers could not have won the Championship without a strong midfield and defense. Leading the way in this effort is senior David Boldt, […]

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Sports

Club Hockey Looks to Senior Leadership

The Mines Club Hockey team has been back in action recently, playing games against New Mexico and Mesa. The upperclassmen continue to lead the team and the freshmen get settled in. While the team’s record is sitting just under 0.500, the Orediggers are only a quarter of the way through the season, and they have […]

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Sports

Equestrian Team, a Growing Club at Mines

Sports are typically an exhibition of human finesse, but one club competes with another factor: a horse. The equestrian team at Mines was started five years ago and has been growing rapidly with about 20 members this year. The team takes lessons and competes, with its most recent show on Oct. 21 and Oct. 22. […]

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Cross Country / Track & Field Sports

Racing to Victory: Men’s XC Team Wins RMAC

If there is a Mines sports team that has tasted success, it is the Cross Country Team. On Oct. 21 the men’s cross country team claimed their second RMAC title led by a first place finish from senior Grant Colligan and a second place finish by senior Ricardo Ocampo. The women’s team took an all-time […]

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Health Sports

Best of Both Worlds

The difference between strength training and cardio and how often to do each type of exercise is often unclear in fitness. Most people know strength training helps build muscle and cardio helps burn fat, but there is more to it. Both strength training and cardio have different pathways to turn chemical energy in the form […]

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Opinion

November Horoscopes: Astro- logged by Bob the Astrologer

Scorpio: Oh, boy! You get the spooky month! That means if you start to hear the sounds of a disapproving audience, it is much less likely to be a direct cause of your poor performance. And yes, you will have performance issues. Just not in the way that you first think. Sagittarius: Beware of radioactive […]

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Opinion

Never Underestimate the Underdog

Today society faces the issue of being blind to the assets of being an underdog; someone who is viewed as least likely to succeed due to a learning disability or a manifestation of ideas too far from the mainstream. Although this may appear irrelevant, this mentality can harm the way unlikely successful people see themselves. […]

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Opinion

Separation of Entertainment and Politics

Jimmy Kimmel’s politically charged monologues on healthcare and gun control have garnered many millions of viewers according to YouTube. He presents quite emotional cases for why we need the government to take action. It is not uncommon to hear of late night comedians going viral for their political monologues, proving there is a certain level […]

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Opinion

Relationships with Younger Generations

One of the greatest gifts in my life is my niece and two nephews. However, I have found myself challenged by being an aunt. Prior to their births, I had never been in a relationship in which someone younger looked up to me. Whereas before, my decisions and words only had a meaningful impact on […]

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Mines News News

ROTC Program at Mines

The Colorado School of Mines has the fourth longest running ROTC program in the country. Since the program’s inception in 1919, more than 2,000 Army officers have been commissioned from the school and, until 1971, all freshmen were required to take at least one year of Military Science classes. Our school’s history with the United […]