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Holiday spirit, volunteers power food drive

On the cusp of Thanksgiving Break, many Mines students showed true holiday spirit and helped to feed families on campus. The Colorado School of Mines 20th Annual Holiday Food drive was held Friday, Nov. 14, in the Ben Parker Student Center. Organized by Peg Mason, Louisa Duley, and Frances Aguilar, the food drive partnered with […]

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No Change to Degree Programs

Students in the Chemical and Chemical and Biological Engineering degree program can focus a little more on Organic Chemistry and Thermodynamics this month, as Dr. David Marr, Department Head, assures students that no immediate changes are looming large. “We are always thinking about what we might do differently or better,” Dr. David Marr stated in […]

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The Invictus Initiative

Invictus: Latin; meaning unconquerable, undefeated. The Invictus Initiative held an informational meeting Monday, April 6th in Marquez Hall to discuss their newest announced trip to Nicaragua this summer. Their third visit there, this trip, as told by Co-founder Mike Kmita, will focus around humanitarian aid that focuses “… less about helping, more about learning and […]

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Iron and Wine – The Shepherd’s Dog

  Samuel Beam, known musically as Iron and Wine, brings an eclectic and rich collection of music to the table in The Shepherd’s Dog, his 2007 album release. Featuring banjos, guitars, percussion, strings and soft spoken vocals, the album is at times soft and at other times lively in delivery, but never dull. Combining music […]

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Music Review: Zoe Keating – Into the Trees

Classical music has found a place among modern music, manifesting as strong string solos among synthesized drumbeats or classical composition interlaced with glitch transfusions. At times, these hybridizations result in highly memorable and musically valuable studies in modern electronic music. One such musician, Zoe Keating, helps introduce the listener to a unique and utterly distinct […]