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Mines kids, practice writing: You’re gonna do a lot of it

Your Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) professor is right: Mines students need more writing practice. While these book reports or ethics papers might seem pointless now, the writing experience gained from these classes is invaluable to a career. Through a combination of discouraging teachers, horrible creative writing assignments, and my own stubbornness, I was soured […]

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Sticking to privacy

Recently I’ve noticed a lot of my fellow students covering up their laptop webcams with stickers. I’ve seen postage stamps, Spongebob stickers, even a NSA sticker used to cover up students’ front facing webcams. But what’s all the big fuss, and is it a waste of time and tape? The trend first started in 2013, […]

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Public art on Campus: Luminous Waveform

One of the newest pieces of artwork to be found on campus applies the innovative  technologies created by Mines students and other engineers from across the country to transform art from a static to a dynamic medium. It is a piece known as Luminous Waveform. Its installation was completed on July 25, 2018. If you […]

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Dan’s Book Club

It is now the year 2019. Probably an unremarkable year in history overall, if statistics are to be believed. History is less about individual years and more about the defining characteristics of an era which humanity assigns to the past retroactively. So, this week I have a book about history. Wait don’t put down the […]

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February Horoscopes astro-logged by Bob the Astrologer

Aquarius: Heyy, look at that! You’re already through your first month of 2019! Some people adopt a “New Year, New Me” mentality, others are more for “Same Me, New You.” I  recommend a “New Year, Same Me, but Still a Me Who Is Willing to Learn and Grow and Achieve a Personal Perception of ‘New’ […]

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Fall sports recap

There was quite a bit to talk about in the sports section last season here at The Oredigger, and we didn’t have the time or space to cover everything worth mentioning. The dust has settled, and winter sports are about midway through their seasons; so here are some of the names, statistics and anecdotes that […]

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Realistic Resolutions

At the beginning of each new year you always hear murmurs of New Year’s resolutions across campus. It might be the two girls at the gym talking about how they are going to make a workout plan or your roommate saying that they want to eat healthier, but all across campus people have hopes for […]