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On The Record with PCJ

Here at The Oredigger, we strive to stay on top of issues that matter to students. We accomplish this in a variety of ways, from conducting campus polls to featuring student opinion articles. In lieu of this goal, we decided to bring back an Oredigger tradition: interviewing the Mines President. As you all know, the […]

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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 […]

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Golden’s black box theatre gem

Miner’s Alley Playhouse is a local, high level professional theatre located on 13th and Washington in downtown Golden. They offer a wide range of amazing theatre events: from children’s shows and incredible musicals to educational opportunities for all ages! The 120-seat theatre features an intimate setting for all performances and the entrance to the theatre […]

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You mean to tell me that Green Center is open?

From the summer of 2017 to November of 2019, when International Day was hosted there, Green Center sat dormant. While it was closed to students, construction workers were removing asbestos, resealing the roof, and remodeling. Now with the first and second floors finished and the international office to Green Center moving to Suite 219, the […]

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The do’s and don’ts of hackathons

This past weekend I attended a hackathon in New Haven. Over the 1.5 days that we were given time to work, the organizers held various workshops and training sessions where sponsors would teach how to use their software in our projects, or a group of competitors would meet to talk about some specific subject related […]

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A man, a bear, and a pig walk into a theater

On an evening much too brisk for most students to leave the comfort of their dorms and apartments, a group of motivated individuals braved the commute to Miner’s Alley Playhouse in order to witness an event that would change their evenings for the better (especially after having their hopes crushed by not having a single […]

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International day preview

The calendar just flipped to November, and that means we are on the cusp of one of my favorite times of the Mines year. No, hold the Christmas music for at least another month. I’m talking about International Day: an annual event put on by the International Student Council (ISC) and International Office to bring […]

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Zombie outbreak on Mines campus

Mines has a history of zombie outbreaks and according to reputable sources, another outbreak is scheduled for the week of Halloween. Don’t worry, the outbreak will not interfere with normal campus activities. The Oredigger has been informed that there is no reason to fear the undead, in fact, the Belegarth Medieval Combat Society is actively […]

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Yale your passion out loud: Mines Students Attend Conference at Prestigious University

Emma Braun Contributor        Amongst the countless clubs on the Mines campus which generate opportunities for students to pursue their passions and interests, the Mines African Student Union (MASU), has recently come back to campus with a unique experience of their own. Every year, Yale University hosts the Yale African Development Conference in […]

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Undergraduate Student Government: The first step to engineering change

Change on campus is constant. Departments shift their faculty, funds and fees change with campus initiatives, each new class of students has different expectations of Mines than the ones before. Understanding those changes takes a great deal of work and commitment, but getting involved in making those changes is easy to do: get involved with […]