Health Sports

The curse of the 20s: a centurial outbreak

This year began with memes of World War III and the plagues of the 20s, only one of those seems to be a joke though. For a few centuries now, there have been plagues and outbreaks at the turn of the second decade.  One of the earliest was 1620 where a series of plagues struck […]

Basketball Sports

Kobe Bryant: More than a player

The day is Sunday, January 26th, and the year is 2020. When one looks outside, they see the clear yet crisp air of a winter day, thankful that the temperature has not dropped below fifty degrees, yet. Just twenty-four hours prior, I was exploring Denver, celebrating my nineteenth birthday with some friends. Life continues, uninterrupted. […]


Looking Back at Mines Tennis

There has lately been a movement–not highly successful–to get the school to build an asphalt tennis court. Something must be done soon or Mines will have no tennis team… There is no reason why good courts cannot be built in Golden… Mines has several good tennis players, and should stand an excellent chance of winning […]

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Meal Plans Get Even More Expensive + New Sophomore Meal Plan Analyzed

In the past week, housing offers for Jackson as well as the exciting new sophomore meal plan options have been released. Like last year, the options have changed, but this time not only in price. The two new sophomore meal plan variants are Granite/Granite Plus and Ruby/Ruby Plus. Granite being $2,789 a semester for 10 […]

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Your Response Matters

Here are the basics:  Census results help determine how approximately $675 billion in annual federal funding are allocated to states and communities for education, health care, public infrastructure, research grants, federal employees, other social services, and more.  The results determine how many seats in Congress each state gets. As mandated by the U.S. Constitution in […]

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How to Achieve Inclusion Goals

At the Diversity, Inclusion & Access (DI&A) town hall on February 20, students and faculty expressed frustrations with the current community status on Mines campus. One student spoke out about the lack of affordable housing, making retention difficult for PhD students living off a stipend.  The town halls held over the last few weeks represent […]

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The Student Vote

How many Mines students will vote in the upcoming election? The Presidential Primaries and debates are making the news as the 2020 presidential election draws closer. The primary voting has started – most states have primaries or caucuses to determine which candidates from each party will be on the November General Election ballot. Here in […]

Community Spotlight Entertainment

Golden’s black box theatre gem

Miner’s Alley Playhouse is a local, high level professional theatre located on 13th and Washington in downtown Golden. They offer a wide range of amazing theatre events: from children’s shows and incredible musicals to educational opportunities for all ages! The 120-seat theatre features an intimate setting for all performances and the entrance to the theatre […]

Entertainment Movies

How Sonic the Hedgehog changed the film industry

Let one think back to early May of 2019, when the internet was ablaze with radical reactions to the Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer that bordered on mob mentality. While I did and still do not believe the famous, sarcastic character’s design to be all that disturbing (in terms of attempting a realistic tone by […]

Community Spotlight

You mean to tell me that Green Center is open?

From the summer of 2017 to November of 2019, when International Day was hosted there, Green Center sat dormant. While it was closed to students, construction workers were removing asbestos, resealing the roof, and remodeling. Now with the first and second floors finished and the international office to Green Center moving to Suite 219, the […]