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A History of E-Days

By Lauren D’Ambra Hey Orediggers! This is your friendly neighborhood Editor-in-Chief speaking. We at The Oredigger have just realized something absolutely terrible. It’s so horrible to think about that I’m having trouble just writing about it. Are you ready to know what it is? Are you sure? (brace yourselves) Okay, here goes nothing: just under…

A History of Valentine’s Day

By McKenna Larson Valentine’s Day was not always the Hallmark card and giant teddy bear holiday we know and love (or hate) today. The history of this holiday is bloodier than the rosy decorations would have us believe.  The namesake of Valentine’s Day is up for some debate among secular and Catholic scholars. There are…

New Head Football Coach

By Lauren D’Ambra Late last Monday, Colorado School of Mines athletics announced that defensive coordinator Brandon Moore will be taking over as the new head coach for the Oredigger football team. Moore came into the position after the current football coach, Gregg Brandon, announced his retirement back on January 12th. Moore will be the 30th…

The Goldens Take Golden

By Aidan Lewis After a pandemic hiatus in 2021, the annual Goldens In Golden celebration had a successful, and adorable, return this year. Hundreds if not thousands of Golden Retrievers and their humans gathered on Washington Avenue and in Golden’s parks last Saturday February 5th to recognize International Golden Retriever day (February 3rd). Photos were…

Humans vs Zombies

Science Fails Us, Zombie Outbreak Sweeps Across Campus By Zachary Barry On Monday, October 25th, a zombie virus broke out on the Mines campus. Since thiswasn’t the first time such an outbreak had occurred on campus, a team was formed to keep theoutbreak under control. During the week-long conflict, both the humans and zombies struggledto…

Homecoming Review

by Lauren D’Ambra Homecoming is a big event no matter what school you attend, but here at Mines, Homecoming is particularly special because it brings our entire community, past and present together. It’s a chance to get out, have some fun, and celebrate Mines with your fellow Orediggers.  This year’s Homecoming was even more special…

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