Today’s material society has all but forgotten the meaning of the holiday season. A time once meant for giving and helping others has become the biggest commercial holiday of the year. People stand in lines for hours to get the perfect gifts while ignoring the roots of this all-important time of the year.
Emily McNair is a down-to-Earth artist who is rarely seen without some form of video game regalia. She is from the small town of Monument, Colorado and loves to spend her precious spare time outdoors. She has been with The Oredigger for three years and is currently Managing Editor. She is working on a degree in chemical engineering and will graduate in May.
By the time the election ended, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, and the PACs that supported them spent a total of $2 billion to buy the votes of the American people. To put that into perspective, that is enough to fund the education of about 16,000 people at Mines.
The Third Street Saints return in the third installment of the popular Saints Row franchise. This time, the leader of the Saints must retake Steelport all the while avoiding the police and STAG, a group of highly trained commandos meant to curb gang activity.
“Communication is the most important skill scientists and engineers are never taught,” said Tim Miller during his presentation, “Mastering Public Presentations.” As the number of platforms for communication continues to increase in the digital age, this holds true now more than ever. As a result, scientists must learn to distribute their ideas to a wide audience and in a way that the public can understand.
One of Michael Crichton’s last books, “Pirate Latitudes,” tells the story of a character who exerts a lot of effort with a less-than-ideal result. This novel follows Captain Charles Hunter, a pirate in 17th century Jamaica, as he takes a Spanish galleon from a heavily fortified post in the Caribbean.
Sorry Bruce Wayne, but your time is up. Armed with cardboard cowls, roller skates, and shotguns, the citizens of Gotham are prepared to defend themselves against the onslaught of the villainous Jokerz. A multiplayer-only first person shooter, Gotham City Imposters drops a character into the middle of a huge free-for-all.