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The do’s and don’ts of hackathons

This past weekend I attended a hackathon in New Haven. Over the 1.5 days that we were given time to work, the organizers held various workshops and training sessions where sponsors would teach how to use their software in our projects, or a group of competitors would meet to talk about some specific subject related […]

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Entertainment From the Archive

Mines’ mouseketeer

While senior pranks are a well-known tradition in high school, senior pranks happened here at Mines as well. And Mines students have had their own share of interesting traditions, mostly stories passed down of defending the “M” from rival schools. In 1981 there was an event called “Senior Days” considering the high-spirited behavior and events […]

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Entertainment Movies Television

Streaming services +

This month, both Apple and Disney launched their respective streaming services Apple TV+ and Disney+, hence the title of this article. Disney+ is so popular that the service failed to stream for thousands of viewers on launch day. As cable dies and streaming services rise, we are entering a new phase of entertainment, streaming services […]

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Sports Uncategorized

Oredigger playoff update

Have you heard the big news on campus? No, I don’t mean when the M was an L, when it was a W, when it wasn’t anything, and when it went back to being an M. No my fellow Orediggers, I am talking about the postseason for our fall sports teams on campus. To say […]

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Campus Power Rankings Opinion

Campus Power Rankings: Study Spots

Need a place to study that isn’t your dorm? Check out this guide written by someone who wandered through all the buildings on campus, to experience them all so you didn’t have to. Arthur Lakes Library: if you want a place to study, go here. The library is a tried and true location for all […]

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Opinion Uncategorized

Advice From Your Mines Student

The Oredigger would like to welcome parents and other family members of Colorado School of Mines students to campus for family weekend. Over the past three months, every student on campus has been working hard to learn a wide variety of things from chemistry to economics. In the spirit of learning this article is dedicated […]

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Opinion

The Ease of Civic Duty

In Shannon Pyne’s car, each dashboard ornament, bumper sticker, and piece of garbage in the cup holder tells a story about her and how she lives. The pride of her collection — besides the Ultimate Frisbee team sticker — is a faded “I Voted” sticker. Shannon is many things, but she is most definitely an […]

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Community Spotlight Entertainment

A man, a bear, and a pig walk into a theater

On an evening much too brisk for most students to leave the comfort of their dorms and apartments, a group of motivated individuals braved the commute to Miner’s Alley Playhouse in order to witness an event that would change their evenings for the better (especially after having their hopes crushed by not having a single […]

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Entertainment From the Archive

From the Archive: Sigma Nu

One thing that quickly arises when people are not fully informed about mysterious events is a series of rumors that escalate and spiral out of control, until literally no one knows what actually happened. Such is the case with the loss of the Sigma Nu house: Mines’ first fraternity chartered in 1901. A lack of […]

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Books Entertainment

Dan’s Book Club

Book club took a break because, after years of doing this column, I ran out of books to review. Turns out I can only read so many books between homework and projects. Book club is back now and ready to go with some classic literature fanfiction. No, not Fifty Shades of Grey. Twilight does not […]