Golden Area Trail Network Grows

South Table Mountain Park Trails. Images courtesy of Jefferson County. This summer, two major trail building projects progressed on public lands in the Golden area. The first project is a buildout of trails on the western half of South Table Mountain Park. The second project is an extension of the Clear Creek Trail father into…


International Students Face Extraordinary Challenges

Countries of origin for Mines international students; the darker the country, the more Mines students. Image courtesy of Undergraduate Admissions. According to the “Mines by the Numbers” site, 10.4% of the student body were international students last year. With a combined enrollment of 6,522, that means that there were 679 international students. That means 679…


Mines Enrollment

After endless construction, campus opened this fall with Spruce Hall, Jackson Hall, and the parking garage (some of which may or may not be still under construction…ahem). Awkwardly, a pandemic happened and our new structures ready-ish to support everyone were reduced in capacity. Given the world being on fire, collegiate policy a hot mess across…


Mines Student Organizations Battle COVID’s Attack on Social Life

Extra! Extra! Read even more about it! Worldwide pandemic delivers a crushing blow to gatherings of any kind! I’m sure you’re being bombarded with COVID information from every direction, though maybe not in a 1920s newspaper boy voice. However, the newspaper boy is correct; social life has changed dramatically since March. This means that the…


Survivors speak out

In the wake of George Floyd and police brutality protests erupting across the country, some Mines students stepped up and raised their voices as well. Many students have been vocal about their less than ideal experiences at Mines concerning discrimination on social media through their personal accounts and even through community pages. On July 6th,…

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