Daily Archives: March 16, 2021

Scribblings of the Library

All images of these quintessential works of art are courtesy of author Aidan Lewis. The Arthur Lakes Library is well known as a center of arts and culture at the Colorado School of Mines. Student photography, inspirational quotes, and abstract art all grace the walls of the building. However, a well trained eye will notice…

Mines Choose Your Own Adventure

Are you a senior reflecting on your time at Mines, wondering how things might have turned out differently if you had made some different choices? Are you an underclassman wondering what the future will hold? This short quiz will help you in either case. Set in an alternate timeline where COVID never hit, simply answer…

Invasion of the Burros

A new documentary directed by noted filmographer Michael Moore explores the infamous invasion of burros on the campus of Colorado School of Mines in the early 1900s. As the film recounts, the local burro population didn’t take lightly the use of their likeness by the school’s athletic department and thus the invasion began… It was…

CS Updates IV

I hope something positive has happened to you since the last issue of “Updates in the CS World.” This sentence is a segue into the topic of this issue, which is nothing. Nothing, in particular, has happened which caused me to think, “Hey, the next column should be about this thing,” so now we’re here….

New Residence Hall Opening

The Oredigger is proud to be the first to announce the unveiling of the newest residence hall on campus–Johnson Hall. Construction was completed last Wednesday, the 10th, in a record 39 hours by a group of strapping Design 1 students. Johnson Hall is located on the former courtyard of Spruce Hall, to which Residence Life…


Mines to Expand Once Again

Featured image: “Rumor has it that this will be the last parking spot left on campus.” Image courtesy of Shane Cranor. BREAKING NEWS: PCJ recently announced that the school is shooting for a student population of 22,000 by 2022. Lots Q, A, AA, F, FF, I, J, and D to be replaced with residence halls….


New Graduation Requirements

Featured image: “The Career Center staff had an instrumental role in many of these changes.” Image courtesy of Shane Cranor. The Registrar’s Office has recently released additional requirements for graduation which are effective immediately for the Spring 2021 semester. These new requirements were created with the consideration and alignment of the absolute highest value at…

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