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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 […]

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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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“Books don’t offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.” -David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas This issue we’re going to talk about a kind of strange book, Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell. Why do I call it a weird book? Well, it comes in eleven parts, each written in its own style, […]

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You need to watch Dr. Strangelove

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, the work of Stanley Kubrick based on the novel Red Alert by Peter George, is possibly the greatest satire ever made and a paradox. The first piece of this paradox is the movie’s filming style. It is scored, shot and acted as […]

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I forgot about George Orwell’s masterpiece 1984 until I saw the cover for the latest edition of it.           Yeah. Chilling.    I am going to recommend this book because I think it is more relevant than ever in recent years. When this book was first printed in 1948 Big Brother was […]

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Mines Little Theater announces new show

In issue 6, released back in December 2018, The Oredigger reported on the upcoming spring show season of Mines Little Theater. This paper would like to issue a correction to keep out readers upto date on the arts at the Colorado School of Mines. Due to extenuating circumstances outside of the club’s control the musical […]

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We’re all nerds here, and if there is anything nerds are good at it is asking good questions. What if? by Randall Munroe, author of the web comic XKCD, is filled with none of these. Have you ever asked yourself “what would happen if I threw a baseball at close to the speed of light?” […]

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It is now the year 2019. Probably an unremarkable year in history overall, if statistics are to be believed. History is less about individual years and more about the defining characteristics of an era which humanity assigns to the past retroactively. So, this week I have a book about history. Wait don’t put down the […]

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Daniel’s Book Club: The Sparrow

Starting a new book has a sense of beginning a new journey where you don’t know the trail. You get to explore a new place, a new story, and meet new people. Better yet, you can do it all from your house, curled up with a blanket and a cup of tea (I’d recommend a […]

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Mines Little Theater Brings Dracula To Life

The stage is lit in blue as Dr. Seward, played by Blake Sanders, narrates the night Count Dracula arrives in a small, seaside English town. The lights in the theater drop to a pitch black and the audience stares into the darkness. From somewhere at the back of the theater a piercing, blood-chilling scream causes […]