Author: Joe DelNero

Invading Cairo: Bringing sport and community to Egypt

Over the past year, Alex Beaman ’14 invaded one of the largest cities in the world. A Mines alumnus with a degree in engineering physics, Beaman stormed Cairo armed with nothing but a 175-gram round, plastic disc, with the intention of bringing ultimate to the city. Played by an estimated 7 million people around the world, ultimate—better known as ultimate Frisbee—is a unique, fast-paced sport that combines the flow of soccer with the aerial passing and catching of football. The object of the game is to score by catching a flying disc in the opposing team’s end zone. The...

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The Oredigger Stands Strong: Mines’ student newspaper encourages students to share their voices and remains a lasting tradition on campus

For nearly a century, The Oredigger has served as the voice of Mines students. Within hundreds of archived volumes, articles explore the history and evolution of the university, its students and its faculty. From the Roaring Twenties, to the cultural revolution of the 1960s, to today’s current events, the student publication has chronicled the dynamic spirit on the Mines campus through the decades. Printed across the masthead of the very first issue of The Oredigger, published March 21, 1921, is “O Miners, when expelled from other habitations, make this thy hangout.” As a publication on a science and engineering...

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