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Opinion Sports

The Lost Generation of Mines Athletes

This article sucks. The fact that I even have to write about this situation that is unfolding before our eyes is a real horrible moment. Other than that this is the absolute lowest point of my Mines career.  I have been the sports editor here at The Oredigger since the October break and am a […]

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Health Sports

The curse of the 20s: a centurial outbreak

This year began with memes of World War III and the plagues of the 20s, only one of those seems to be a joke though. For a few centuries now, there have been plagues and outbreaks at the turn of the second decade.  One of the earliest was 1620 where a series of plagues struck […]

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Basketball Sports

Kobe Bryant: More than a player

The day is Sunday, January 26th, and the year is 2020. When one looks outside, they see the clear yet crisp air of a winter day, thankful that the temperature has not dropped below fifty degrees, yet. Just twenty-four hours prior, I was exploring Denver, celebrating my nineteenth birthday with some friends. Life continues, uninterrupted. […]

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Sports

Looking Back at Mines Tennis

There has lately been a movement–not highly successful–to get the school to build an asphalt tennis court. Something must be done soon or Mines will have no tennis team… There is no reason why good courts cannot be built in Golden… Mines has several good tennis players, and should stand an excellent chance of winning […]

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Basketball Campus Issues Helluva Hot Take Opinion Sports

Go to Mines (women’s) basketball games

     A few Friday nights ago I was running late to the Mines women’s basketball game against MSU Denver because I was working on homework. I leave the Student Center at 6:02 (two minutes after the scheduled start time), walk across an empty pedestrian plaza and can hear a faint pre-recorded Star Spangled Banner reverberating from […]

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Health Sports

Overstressed and underslept

Besides a host of other symptoms, sleep deprivation can adversely affect your immune system. With national and international headlines of emerging flu strains, a coronavirus pandemic, and elections on the horizon, we are going to need all the immune strength we can muster. With an emphasis on sleep, here’s a ultra-quick list of tips to […]

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Sports

Mines baseball starts strong in Houston

Minute Maid Park was at the center of the sporting universe a few weeks ago, as one of the greatest scandals in sports history emerged from the Houston Astros’ home. However, there was another major event that took place at the beginning of the month and that was the season opener for Mines baseball. Unlike […]

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Sports

The Super Bowl as a national holiday

Often, after the nationally celebrated Sunday when tens of millions of Americans gather and rally for the sport in which quick plays and arduous impacts diverge the course of an entire game (also known as the Super Bowl for the Mines students who may not recognize the indirect reference), individuals loathe going to school, work, […]

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Health Sports

You probably aren’t calling your mom enough

Here at the Oredigger, we like to claim we give good advice that may help you in your time here at Mines and beyond – especially here in the Health and Wellness section. This is not a preface to say we are changing things, because you better believe we’re going to keep giving you unsolicited […]