Health Sports

You probably aren’t calling your mom enough

Here at the Oredigger, we like to claim we give good advice that may help you in your time here at Mines and beyond – especially here in the Health and Wellness section. This is not a preface to say we are changing things, because you better believe we’re going to keep giving you unsolicited […]

Cross Country / Track & Field Sports

Mines freshman vaults into the record books

We may be a little bit late to the party, but we at The Oredigger wouldn’t be the student voice of Mines if we left out the track and field records broken last month. The Mines Alumni Classic meet always kicks off the indoor track and field season and on December 5th and 6th. It […]

Basketball Sports

Athlete Spotlight: Mason Baker

Mines’ basketball teams are in the middle of an extremely competitive RMAC conference schedule right now with the men just a couple games back of being #1 in the standings as the regular season gets shorter with every game. There are also only four home games left for the men including this coming Saturday’s game […]

News News World Headlines

How could hell be any worse? Australia is on fire.

Taking a trip to Australia could be scary for some, as the country is well known for being full of intimidating animals. Almost everything in Australia is out to kill you. There are giant snakes, scorpions, massive spiders, bats, venomous animals, and kangaroos (and yes, even the kangaroos can be deadly). Due to this perceived […]

Featured Mines News News Spotlight

Housing: A Personal Anecdote

To most first years at Mines, the idea of being thrown out into the real world for housing is intimidating. It was for me. I couldn’t stop worrying about the worst case scenario, “What if I make a mistake?” I’m here to tell you that I made a big mistake, and that hopefully you won’t […]

National News News World Headlines

What’s the Deal with Brexit?

One of the major political decisions of the 21st century is Brexit, the United Kingdom’s bid to leave the European Union. In June 2016, a referendum to leave the EU was voted on under then Prime Minister David Cameron. Cameron later resigned as his bid to remain in the Union was put down by a […]

Mines News News

Softening the Blow: Sophomore Housing at Mines

Living away from home for the first time is a significant transition, but what most people don’t recognize is that moving off campus is just as big of an upheaval. From finding roommates to having the unexpected costs of a car for a miles-long commute, every problem is more foreign and more “adult” than it […]


Mines news survey

The author of this article conducted a survey of 42 Mines students regarding their consumption of news media. While the survey was not rigorously scientific, the author did his best to conduct the survey in an impartial manner randomly selecting participants in the Ben Parker Student Center and asking each participant the same questions in […]

Entertainment Video Games

Smash Bros. x Fire Emblem again?

The newest fighter to join the star studded cast of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (SSBU) Is… Byleth? Another Fire Emblem character? Really? Byleth, from Fire Emblem: Three Houses, marks the 8th, and hopefully the last, Fire Emblem character to join the fight. Of all the characters in the world ranging from Mario to Banjo & […]

Entertainment Lifestyle Movies

The curse of knowledge

How we outsmart ourselves through a look at films with plot twists. Warning: If you haven’t seen The Sixth Sense or The Usual Suspects, spoilers lie ahead. When we view a film, read a book, or assess a situation, our perception is filtered by a perspective cultivated by a lifetime of experiences which ultimately results […]