Articles by Sean Cowie

Hi there neighbor! I'm Sean Cowie and I am studying Geotechnical Engineering here at Mines. I joined the Oredigger in January of 2015, and I enjoy writing about movies and whatever tickles my fancy. In my spare time I'm going to concerts, hiking, fly fishing, and all the while worrying endlessly about why I have free time and am not studying.

Citizenfour: A Glimpse into the Workings of Edward Snowden

Remember the NSA leaks of 2013?  As an average U.S. citizen, what I knew of the NSA scandal was fairly surficial: some Joe named Snowden released information about the NSA unlawfully spying on citizens and corporations. Naturally, the U.S government wasn’t entirely ecstatic about the situation, criminalizing him for espionage.  Channeling his inner exile, Snowden…

The Oredigger’s Oscar Picks

Two of the Oredigger’s movie reviewers sat down and discussed who they thought should win in each of the Oscar’s categories. Read their picks below and let us know who you think should win! Nominees for Best Picture: American Sniper Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Boyhood The Grand Budapest The Imitation Game Selma…

Copyright © 2020 The Oredigger Newspaper. All Rights Reserved.