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Worst germ spots and how to clean them

Sunday, March 1, 2015 9:17 PM
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With cold and flu season starting to pick up again, designer Rachel Habas found some ways to clean some of the worst germ spots.

Tommies weigh in on dress debate

Friday, February 27, 2015 3:00 PM
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Is it white and gold or blue and black? TommieMedia asked students what they think the colors are of a dress that sparked a debate across social media platforms Thursday.

Tommie spotlight: Mariann Kukielka

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:44 PM
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Senior Mariann Kukielka’s resume got a little bit longer after she was voted the 2015 Tommie Award winner. 

Public Safety briefs – Feb. 23, 2015

Monday, February 23, 2015 2:07 PM

Graffiti in Murray-Herrick Center, an arson in Ireland Hall and public urination are all part of this week’s Public Safety briefs.

Health benefits of coffee vs. tea

Sunday, February 22, 2015 10:34 PM
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What are the health benefits of drinking coffee versus drinking tea? Design manager Elle Jackson has the answers you want to know. 

Married professors at St. Thomas

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 10:49 PM
Catherine and David Deavel sit with their daughter Marie at their home in St. Paul. Catherine works in the philosophy department, while David works in the Catholic studies department. (Margaret Galush/TommieMedia)

Catherine and David Deavel, Faith and Timothy Pawl, and Rachel and Mathew Lu are three of several married couples who teach at St. Thomas.

Tommie spotlight: Joe Masek

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:31 PM
Senior Joe Masek DJs at an event. Masek (Zachary Neubauer/TommieMedia)

Senior Joe Masek, a self-taught DJ, is the owner and operator of UpperRoom Entertainment who recently performed at the Red Bull Crashed Ice event in St. Paul. 

London Business Semester program ranked nationally

Sunday, February 15, 2015 9:36 PM
Photo courtesy of junior Jon Page

St. Thomas’ London Business Semester was ranked No. 23 out of 50 for the best study abroad programs in America, according to Best College Reviews.

Date spots in the Twin Cities

Friday, February 13, 2015 4:59 PM
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From the St. Anthony Main Theater to Como Zoo, photojournalist Madeleine Davidson searched the Twin Cities for the best dates spots for couples.

The business of Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:11 PM
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Americans are expected to spend a total of $18.9 billion on Valentine’s Day this year. Find out some other facts about the business of the holiday.

Students battle icy weather conditions

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:17 PM
Sleet covers the sidewalk on the Lower Quad Tuesday. Despite slippery conditions, St. Thomas did not cancel classes. (Jake Remes/TommieMedia)

Despite the slippery roads, the university did not cancel classes, and St. Paul did not declared a snow emergency Tuesday.

Seminarian band eager to continue performing

Sunday, February 8, 2015 9:44 PM
Big Spence and the Gents performs for the first time at the 2013 Catholic Studies talent show in the O'Shaughnessy Education Center auditorium. The band was created about two weeks prior to its first performance. (Photo courtesy of Spencer Leffler)

Big Spence and the Gents, a band made up of St. John Vianney seminarians, plans to give another performance this spring at the Catholic Studies talent show.

St. Thomas perspectives abroad: Japan and Singapore

Friday, February 6, 2015 12:08 PM
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Check out photos from TommieMedia photojournalist Hung Le’s trip to Japan and Singapore during January.

Public Safety briefs

Thursday, February 5, 2015 10:20 PM

A suspicious email, public urination on the Lower Quad and graffiti on the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library are all part of this week’s Public Safety briefs. 

Super Bowl XLIX by the numbers

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:00 PM
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Find out some interesting facts about Super Bowl XLIX, including the cost of tickets and the number of tweets sent during the game and halftime show.