Oredigger Camp: A new first-year tradition at Mines

The start of your first year of college can be daunting—it’s a new environment full of new experiences, new expectations, new people and, for most freshmen, even a new bed. But this year, a group of incoming students have a leg up over freshmen of years past, thanks to the inaugural Oredigger Camp. A few weeks before the start of classes, more than 200 first-year students spent 2 ½ days up at Camp Como near Fairplay, Colo., having fun, making friends and getting introduced to being an Oredigger. The impact was clear well before the last group of students...

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