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CSM professors call for policy reform for space mining

Recently there has been a push in the space mining community to tackle the laws surrounding who can claim what in outer space. This push has been spearheaded by professors at the Colorado School of Mines, including Angel Abbud-Madrid, Ian Lange, George Sowers and Morgan Bazilian. Recently, they published a paper in the journal Issues […]

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Preparing for measles outbreak across the U.S.

Measles has been in the news recently thanks to outbreaks in Washington state, New York, Japan, and other countries around the world. But what exactly is measles, and are these outbreaks a big deal? Measles is a disease that causes a rash and a high fever. According to the CDC, approximately 0.2%, or 1 out […]

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Social media: the great outrage machine

For those who have not heard of the Jussie Smollett incident, here is a short explanation of the events so far. On Jan. 22, a letter was sent to the studio of the show Empire, which Smollett stars in, seemingly threatening Smollett’s life in an envelope with MAGA written on it. On Jan. 29, Chicago […]

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Your mental health is worth more than your GPA

We all know from experience that Mines is a rough school. Academic rigor is good for producing solid engineers, but the experience of school here can be stressful and difficult at times. Projects, midterms, and finals can make many students sacrifice sleep or their social lives to get a (potentially) better grade. While studying and […]

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You need to watch Dr. Strangelove

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, the work of Stanley Kubrick based on the novel Red Alert by Peter George, is possibly the greatest satire ever made and a paradox. The first piece of this paradox is the movie’s filming style. It is scored, shot and acted as […]

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Public Art Series: Coolbaugh Hall

Formulary Glyphs The next stop on the public art tour is a building on campus that is so old it predates the Art in Public Places Program by sixteen years. Yet to make up for this, it had two pieces installed in back-to-back years at the end of the last decade. The first piece of […]

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March Horoscopes astro-logged by Bob the Astrologer

Hey, guess what! The stars were hidden until, like, the last minute. So the theme for this month is panic. Panic? Panic. Pisces: When you’re in a panic, choose briefs over boxers. ‘Cause they’re brief. Aries: If you’re visiting Singapore, don’t bring more than two packs of chewing gum (See: Chewing Gum Ban in Singapore). […]

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Dan’s Book Club

I forgot about George Orwell’s masterpiece 1984 until I saw the cover for the latest edition of it.           Yeah. Chilling.    I am going to recommend this book because I think it is more relevant than ever in recent years. When this book was first printed in 1948 Big Brother was […]

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“Discover the da Vinci in you:” Da Vinci Machines Exhibition

Inventor, artist, architect, scientist, musician, mathematician, engineer, and more. Leonardo da Vinci was a man of many talents, a true Renaissance Man. There are many things we still do not know about da Vinci’s life and works, but what we do know is extraordinary.    In the Arthur Lakes Library, there is currently an interactive […]

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Mines swimming fares well at conference meet

he Orediggers wrapped up an eventful four-day weekend on February 16th in Lewisville, Texas at the RMAC meet. After all was said and done, 18 Mines men and women garnered All-RMAC selections. On the women’s side junior Mia Wood led the way, completing a distance sweep (winning the 1650, 1000, and 500-meter freestyle events). Senior […]