Categories
Community Spotlight Uncategorized

McNeil Hall: Mines’ First Parking Garage & a New Academic Building

In the last few years, it was often hard to find a place to park on campus. Not only is the student body increasing in number but starting this year freshmen were also able to purchase parking passes, and Mines has projects planned that will reduce their number of parking spaces elsewhere. In response to […]

Categories
Campus Issues Opinion

Mines Market Life Hacks

How to get the most out of the unrelenting chaos. If you’re a freshman with one of the larger meal plans, or anyone who frequents Mines Market, you’ve probably figured out by now that the meal selection on the weekends is pretty low. This is why you need to employ an effective strategy to find […]

Categories
National News News

The Student Vote

How many Mines students will vote in the upcoming election? The Presidential Primaries and debates are making the news as the 2020 presidential election draws closer. The primary voting has started – most states have primaries or caucuses to determine which candidates from each party will be on the November General Election ballot. Here in […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Design of Mines: bricks beneath our feet

It’s between classes and the middle of the day. To get between Alderson and CoorsTek you have to weave your way through the crowd, it’s a busy thoroughfare. A car is stuck in the middle of the road, trying to inch its way forward through the uncaring swarm of students. They’re likely to be stuck […]

Categories
News News World Headlines

How could hell be any worse? Australia is on fire.

Taking a trip to Australia could be scary for some, as the country is well known for being full of intimidating animals. Almost everything in Australia is out to kill you. There are giant snakes, scorpions, massive spiders, bats, venomous animals, and kangaroos (and yes, even the kangaroos can be deadly). Due to this perceived […]

Categories
National News News

Impeachment Update

What Happened On December 18th, 2019, Trump became the third US president to be impeached by the House. Many watched news coverage or streaming of the debate, which took about eight hours. Both articles passed, with many of the votes following partisan trends. Now, the Senate will likely hold a trial to determine if President […]

Categories
Opinion

OK Boomer: the “no u” to “get off my lawn”

Another viral trend is sweeping the nation, and this time, it’s a phrase: “OK Boomer.” It started on TikTok as a response to criticism from older generations, specifically ideals of the past. It has become very popular within the past few months due to its media coverage, but it may have originated as early as […]

Categories
Campus Power Rankings Opinion

Campus Power Rankings: Study Spots

Need a place to study that isn’t your dorm? Check out this guide written by someone who wandered through all the buildings on campus, to experience them all so you didn’t have to. Arthur Lakes Library: if you want a place to study, go here. The library is a tried and true location for all […]

Categories
Opinion

A Honking Good Time

     There is a simple joy to being able to honk whenever you please and cause chaos without any consequences. By now it’s likely that you’ve heard of “Untitled Goose Game”, an indie game released recently, which has spawned numerous popular memes. The game itself is fairly simple, you play as a ‘horrible goose’, […]