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Mines alum follows his dream in the CFL

Last year’s Oredigger football team was led by an extremely talented group of athletes. Among these players was quarterback Isaac Harker, a transfer from Indiana State. According to Mines Athletics, Isaac was a major contributor to the prolific Orediggers offense last year that led Division II with 556.8 yards of offense per game and was […]

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Athlete Spotlight Scott Marshall

As the regular season for Mines football passes the halfway mark, the Orediggers are well underway for being on track with a great season at 7-0. Their most recent victory over Fort Lewis College ended in a shutout, 42-0. This Mines football team has seen a great amount of success this season, with a margin […]

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Filling a void

“The health of our civilization, the depth of our awareness about the underpinnings of our culture and our concern for the future can all be tested by how well we support our libraries.” —Carl Sagan Before we delve into the present or travel into the future of the Arthur Lakes Library, we will first explore […]

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Mines astronaut scholars

John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Scott Carpenter, Deke Slayton and Gordon Cooper were the Mercury Astronauts (I typed their names by memory, by the way). They were rock stars; household names (and still are in my mind). They were fighter pilots and test pilots.  These pilots symbolized the highest ideals of the […]

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Zombie outbreak on Mines campus

Mines has a history of zombie outbreaks and according to reputable sources, another outbreak is scheduled for the week of Halloween. Don’t worry, the outbreak will not interfere with normal campus activities. The Oredigger has been informed that there is no reason to fear the undead, in fact, the Belegarth Medieval Combat Society is actively […]

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Fortnite’s black hole

It was breaking news, millions were afflicted, and many individuals were left with nothing to do but wait. Social media was also in the dark left wondering what this meant and most importantly, streamers everywhere no longer had content. Cue Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden and pray for the best. Fortnite’s map went dark on […]

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Last-minute Halloween costume ideas

It is almost time for Halloween and I’ll admit, I have not decided on a costume yet. I’ll also place a bet that many of you have not had a chance to choose one yet with all of the homework and studying. Never fear because this is a list of last-minute, easy to put together […]

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Mines Through the Years: A Changing Demographic

This homecoming week, Mines invited astronaut Mae Jameson to speak to students on her experience as the first female of color to travel to space. Her lecture didn’t just kick off the homecoming festivities; it also served to highlight just how far women have travelled in STEM industries. This shift can be seen at Mines […]

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Looking Up — We Mean Back — at Homecoming 2019 with Mae

Fellow Orediggers, once again Homecoming has come and gone during which we hopefully got to celebrate being half way through the semester (with our equally exhausted peers) and attend exciting events that didn’t make our wallets sad. In the spirit of any good Mines student, we were also ecstatic to welcome our world-renowned Homecoming Distinguished […]

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Homecoming parade takes an unexpected turn

By 9:50 a.m. on Saturday, Oct.19, our staff sent us all of the stories for this issue, and I had already started walking from Kafadar back to Th e Oredigger office to work on layout out the paper. But at the corner of Maple St. and 13th St., a fun and harmless homecoming tradition had […]