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Cardboard Boat Race Boasts Largest Lineup in E-Days History

This year’s cardboard boat race was the largest in CSM history with 43 teams braving the chilly waters of Clear Creek. Teams lined up starting at 8:30 am looking anxiously at the cloudy skies and chilly temperatures. As 9 am rolled around, students, alumni, faculty, and Golden residents were already lining the banks of Clear […]

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ETA Recognized for Diversity Efforts

Equality Through Awareness, ETA, is an on-campus club devoted to promoting diversity and inclusion at CSM and in the community. “ETA is a wonderful way to build and nourish an inclusive community and facilitate discussion about important topics,” ETA officer Izzy Aguiar said. The club began as an association devoted to women in physics but […]

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Meditation Club: Deep Breathing and Tea Time

Stressed about school? Stressed about jobs? Stressed about life? Want to bring more balance to your busy life? Meditation club is here to help! The Mines’ meditation club was originally founded years ago but was unfortunately abandoned when the club president graduated in Spring 2015. “I realized that the framework was there for me to […]

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Geology Museum Gifted Millions Worth of New Gems, Minerals

 In September of 2016, the CSM Geology Museum was gifted $1.75 million worth of gems, minerals, and meteorites from Hilja Herfurth’s estate. Hilja passed away in June 2016; her husband Gerry, a man who enjoyed and collected many types of minerals, meteorites, and gems, passed away in 1999. The couple had no connection to the […]

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Professor Spotlight: Dr. Michael Barankin

Dr. Barankin joined the Chemical and Biochemical Engineering department this fall. Born in Sacramento, CA he earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at UCLA. Barankin went on to earn his master’s degree and doctorate in Chemical Engineering at TU Delft in the Netherlands with a dissertation on novel methods for producing coatings using plasma […]

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Trick or Treat so Golden Can Eat

On Halloween night, 70 CSM students gathered to trick or treat all around Golden. But they weren’t trick or treating for candy, they were trick or treating for cans and non-perishables. The event, called Trick or Treat so Golden Can Eat, was organized by USG, specifically Quinn Tenorio, Graham Weeks, James Kiousis, Tom van Ierland, […]

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Professor and Friend: Remembering Dr. Paul Ogg

Students and staff were devastated to hear of the passing of Dr. Paul Ogg on July 1, 2016 after his 18 month long battle with T-cell lymphoma. Dr. Ogg (CBE) taught at Mines for almost a decade as a member of the Chemical and Biological Engineering department. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from […]

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TEAM-UP Program: Get Your Teaching Degree at Mines

Engineering is not for everyone. Not every student who walks onto the CSM campus falls in love with the rigorous, highly technical, and difficult job of engineering. But what do students do if they are at Mines and come to the realization that engineering may not be right for them? In the fall of 2015, […]

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Club Spotlight: CSM Pokefans

Are you crazy about Charizard? Excited about Eevee? Are you looking for a place to chat about Pokemon, play card and video games, and get to know other people just like you? Then the Pokefans club is the right place for you! John Bristow, the president of the club, Mitch Pradis, the vice president, and […]

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Past, Present, and Future of Women at Mines

Since Mines’ founding in 1874, women have had a lasting impact on this campus. Many noteworthy women have graduated from this school. Today, Mines boasts a female population active in all sorts of roles across campus, in all ages and fields of study. In the first 75 years of Mines’ history, only four women graduated […]