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International Days Celebrates Culture and Diversity

It is no secret that the Colorado School of Mines has consistently been ranked as one of the best engineering universities in the United States, and, in certain fields—the best in the world. Because of this, students from all corners of the world travel to Colorado to further their education. The roughly 700 undergraduate and […]

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RASC-AL Teams Work Towards National Competition

Last year, the Colorado School of Mines placed second in the nation in an annual NASA competition that challenged teams to develop a plan for extracting water from Mars. This enormous achievement has inspired Mines to increase its efforts, forming not one, but three student competition teams and one senior design team to attempt to […]

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Mines’ Hyperloop Team Prepares for 2018 Competition

As Colorado and other states face the challenges of increased population in cities from urbanization, traffic and morning commutes continue to get worse. Additionally, cars are the main contributor to greenhouse gases in the United States. What if there was a battery powered mode of transportation that allowed a person to travel from Denver to […]

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oSTEM Leadership: Advocates for Change

Mines oSTEM club advocates for students all year, and they have undoubtedly made the campus a safer place for LGBTQ+ individuals. Earlier this semester, they hosted Ally Week: a series of events intended to educate individuals on the best way to be allies. Which prompted the discussion with oSTEM leadership: What makes a good ally? […]

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Creative Arts at Mines

When people think of Mines, the first thing that comes to mind is not usually performing arts (excluding those that think it is the Colorado School of Mimes). However, for those looking to nourish their creative side, there are many opportunities on campus to do just that. Mines Little Theatre (MLT) is just one of […]

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Mines Little Theatre Goes ‘All Out’ in Fall 2017

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to All Out, the game of game shows where you can win up to one million dollars if you go “All Out!” Contract Suds sponsorships aside, this last August saw Mines Little Theatre, the prominent theatre club on campus, perform their Summer Play All Out. The play follows four contestants on […]

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Mines Without Borders Continues Projects

There are not many organizations on campus that allow students to apply both their technical skill-set and their desire to engineer change. Mines Without Borders (MWB) challenges its members to design sustainable engineering projects in collaboration with communities in Nicaragua. With the support of MWB’s partners Engineers Without Borders, Bridges to Prosperity, and the Colorado […]

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MLT’s Pippin: Magic to Do, Just for You

The most recent production performed by Mines Little Theater was Pippin. The musical ran from April 7- April 15 at the American Mountaineering Museum. Each performance lasted approximately two and a half hours, with a brief intermission between acts one and two. The musical follows the story of Pippin, a young man searching for meaning […]

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Spreading Creative Roots: Filmmakers at Mines

A film begins like this: a young man exits an elevator in a large, empty building. He makes his way downstairs to a hallway; though, to cross, he must crawl under lasers. The task is difficult, but he emerges unscathed and finds a mysterious case sitting on a table. He cracks the case’s code, unlocks […]

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Club Spotlight: Club for Creative Anachronism

As they study the latest technological and engineering developments, some Mines students simultaneously practice the arts and sciences of the medieval time period. Scola Metallorum, which translates to “School of Metals,” is the CSM student chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). “The SCA is a huge international organization,” stated Alex Abrams-Flohr, a sophomore […]