Mines News

Helluva Service Event kicks off across Golden

   On Saturday morning, the largest community service event at Mines took place. Helluva Service Event is a student-driven morning of service that had over 250 volunteers working on over 40 projects all around Golden this semester. Students, alumni, faculty, and staff make up the volunteers. Volunteers helped clean trash off the streets, walk dogs, […]


Handling stress during finals weeks

   Finals Week, Dead Week, and quite frankly every week at Mines can be stressful. It is critical for individual development to learn how to handle stress in a healthy way. While some stress isn’t bad, like the physical stress from athletics and the mind-sharpening stress before a big test, long term stress takes a […]

Cross Country / Track & Field Sports Spotlight

Athlete Spotlight: Josh Evans

  This past weekend, most students were enjoying E-days festivities. Not the Oredigger Track & Field teams- they were busy showing off at the Kit Mayer Invitational Meet. Although there were several impressive performances across the board, perhaps the most incredible event of the meet was the Men’s 1,500-meter race late Saturday afternoon.    Josh Evans […]

Golf Sports

Tiger Woods & the greatest comeback in golf history

   On Sunday, April 14th, 2019, at the Augusta National Golf Course, Tiger Woods sunk a monumental three-foot putt to secure a final round score of 70 in the Masters Golf Tournament, which left him 13 points under par. With that victory, Woods once again donned the elusive green jacket, bestowed only on those who […]


Book Club: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Daniel Renkert Arts & Culture Editor   I really enjoy Tom Stoppard as a playwright. His works tend to ask existential questions with clever dialogue and unique premises. This week I’d like to recommend three somewhat related works of writing to read. The first being the titular piece of this article, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. […]


History up in flames

   At 11:30 am on Monday, Apr. 15 I was sitting in class when I received a message from my friend that the Cathedral Notre Dame was on fire. I rushed to Twitter hoping that it was just a joke in poor taste. I searched Notre Dame and was immediately bombarded by thousands of tweets […]


Public Art: The Greeting

   When most students are asked about the first piece of public art they saw on campus is, the majority is likely to give the same answer. The large statue located in the center of the pedestrian plaza, titled The Greeting, is one of the most recognizable pieces of public art on campus. Made of […]

Community Spotlight Mines News

Yale your passion out loud: Mines Students Attend Conference at Prestigious University

Emma Braun Contributor        Amongst the countless clubs on the Mines campus which generate opportunities for students to pursue their passions and interests, the Mines African Student Union (MASU), has recently come back to campus with a unique experience of their own. Every year, Yale University hosts the Yale African Development Conference in […]

Art Mines News

High Grade release party debuts forty-third edition

  The highly anticipated High Grade release party, which took place on the evening of Friday Apr. 19, debuted the forty-third edition of the High Grade Journal of the Arts. The event was held at the Foothills Art Center Garden, and drew 140 students, staff, faculty, alumni, family, and friends to celebrate the journal.      […]

Mines News

Mines sweeps historic ASCE Rocky Mountain Regionals

   The weekend of Apr. 4 saw various schools around the Rocky Mountain region of the United States take place in the annual ASCE Rocky Mountain Regional Conference, hosted by the University of Colorado at Boulder. Mines participated in the three-day event with other schools from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and New Mexico. Events included technical […]