Handling stress during finals weeks

   Finals Week, Dead Week, and quite frankly every week at Mines can be stressful. It is critical for individual development to learn how to handle stress in a healthy way. While some stress isn’t bad, like the physical stress from athletics and the mind-sharpening stress before a big test, long term stress takes a […]

Cross Country / Track & Field Sports Spotlight

Athlete Spotlight: Josh Evans

  This past weekend, most students were enjoying E-days festivities. Not the Oredigger Track & Field teams- they were busy showing off at the Kit Mayer Invitational Meet. Although there were several impressive performances across the board, perhaps the most incredible event of the meet was the Men’s 1,500-meter race late Saturday afternoon.    Josh Evans […]

Golf Sports

Tiger Woods & the greatest comeback in golf history

   On Sunday, April 14th, 2019, at the Augusta National Golf Course, Tiger Woods sunk a monumental three-foot putt to secure a final round score of 70 in the Masters Golf Tournament, which left him 13 points under par. With that victory, Woods once again donned the elusive green jacket, bestowed only on those who […]

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Coors to charge for brewery tours

   Ah, the legendary Coors Tour. While most tourists to Golden opt for the “long tour”, which includes a bus ride and a self-guided facility tour paced by recorded voice-overs, many Mines students speak fondly of the “short tour”. The short tour is an opportunity to shortcut most of the long tour, and visit only […]


Patriots conquer in least scoring Super Bowl ever

The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, February 3rd, 2019, the lowest scoring Super Bowl of all time.    Both teams played a great defensive game, with the offense being blocked at every turn. The score was just 3-3 going into the fourth quarter, but then Patriots […]

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Jacob’s to-do-by-graduation checklist

You only have four years in college (or four and a half, or five…) and you need to make the most of them. As an Oredigger, you are a student at one of the most premier universities in the world. It’s too easy to get caught up in the grind of labs, homework, and tests- […]

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Greek Life Night at the Basketball Game

On Saturday, Feb. 3, the Men’s Basketball team stomped Chadron State 83-56. They were aided on court by Luke Schroepfer and Adam Laine, scoring 21 and 18 points respectively. The team was also supported by strong home crowd, including over 200 fraternity and sorority members- it was Greek Life Night in Lockridge! Erin Clark, the […]

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Women’s Swimming Ends Home Season Strong

The women’s swim team defeated Western State in the last Mines home meet of the year on Saturday, January 13th. The Orediggers won the meet 113.5-68.5, and won all but three of the events. Mines won the first event, the 200-medley relay race, with the help of Abigail Wong. Wong shared that relays are one […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Cassidy Budge

On Saturday, January 27th, Mines Women’s Basketball defeated Adams State 89-66, with junior Cassidy Budge becoming the 11th player in program history to score over 30 points in a game. 27 of Budge’s 31 points came from three pointers. This broke the program record of most 3-pointers in a game (previously 8), and is the […]

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Cycling Takes Second at USA Collegiate Nationals

From Oct. 20-22, the Mines Cycling Team was working hard in Missoula, Montana, at the USA Cycling Collegiate MTB National Championships. Mines sent six men and one woman to the Championship, including Caleb Reese, who led the men, and Laura Leonard, who represented Mines in the women’s races. Leonard, President of the Mines Cycling Team, […]