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Counseling Center Now Offering New Service: TAO

Located on the second floor of the Student Health Center, the Counseling Center provides mental health services to students. The Counseling Center provides confidential, voluntary, short-term solution-focused counseling to students at Mines. Counselors are trained and licensed and provide support to students in resolving concerns that interfere with their ability to meet daily demands. Concerns…

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CEO Questions Ethical Computing Future

“What are the implications of the computing world—as some people see it—having taken over the world?” Dr. Bobby Schnabel asked a large group of students and professors at a computer science colloquium last Tuesday. Currently the CEO of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), Schnabel described the evolution of computer science in relation to society…

CU Environmental Center: Buffs Go Green

The level of Environmental Awareness on college campuses directly affects the development of students sustainability goals and value of future action addressing climate change. Sarah-Dawn Haynes, program assistant at the environmental center at CU Boulder stated, “Students are really redefining their values. They could be extremely different from their home towns.” CU’s environmental center has…

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Featured Interview with Bill Nye

The following is a condensed version of The Oredigger’s interview with Bill Nye. What about science makes you so excited, and how can teachers get this across to students? Nye was excited right away with this question. His immediate response was “How can they not?!” He talked about how science is important for the future,…

Corruption surprisingly common at local and state level

The Center for Public Integrity recently published its comprehensive nationwide investigation into states’ integrity. Each state was evaluated by local professional journalists by 245 different questions regarding the state’s policies in place and their enforcement. The organization’s intent was not to measure the corruption of each state, but rather the relative possibility of it occurring….

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In Memory of John P. Lockridge

Friends, family, and members of the Mines community gathered in the Lockridge Arena at the Mines Student Recreation Center in mid-October to pay their respects and commemorate the arena’s namesake. John P. Lockridge, who passed away September 7 this year, had the Lockridge Arena named after him for his commitment and continuous contributions towards the…

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