Joe Miner’s big break

For most, summer is a time for vacations and relaxation. But at Missouri S&T, one individual sees summer as a time to get ready for the upcoming semester. Mascot Joe Miner uses every minute of down time during the break to support his students.

Before students arrive for the first day of class, Joe takes care of all the things he doesn’t have time for during the busy school year. Here’s what Joe Miner did this summer:

Getting an edge

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The first thing Joe did was visit the Student Design and Experiential Learning Center to sharpen his pickax. After a long school year, it was getting dull.

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Miner Madness: St. Pat’s Sweet 16

Turning Pine Street green is the job of St. Pat's Board alumni, who gather at 6 a.m. with mops and green paint.

Turning Pine Street green is the job of St. Pat’s Board alumni, who gather at 6 a.m. with mops and green paint.

The Miners have spoken. The winner of the 2014 Miner Madness is Street Painting! This annual tradition where St. Pat’s Board alumni turn downtown Rolla’s Pine Street green for the annual parade was voted Best Ever. Where else in the world will you see St. Pat celebrated like this?

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