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Chow down around town

Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:44 PM
Local vendors produce and sell vegetables, fruit, honey, flowers and baked goods at the St. Paul Farmers Market. All of the produce is garden-fresh and organic, grown in the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs. (Natalie Hall/TommieMedia)

Photographer Natalie Hall presents a display of local and affordable eatery options around town.

Best ways to absorb information

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 10:00 PM
Carrie Tronvold can be reached at tron3573@stthomas.edu

A visual guide to Twin Cities bike paths

Monday, September 19, 2016 9:36 PM
The Midtown Greenway runs from the West River Parkway Trail to Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, giving cyclists access to Downtown Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Lakes Chain. Bike trails are a safer way for college students to commute than biking on streets; sophomore Jordan Hanson said "I would never bike down Cretin... I feel like that's just a death wish." (Natalie Hall/TommieMedia)

Photographer Natalie Hall presents a visual tour of some of the most popular bike paths around the St. Paul.

10 hacks for college survival

Friday, September 16, 2016 10:41 AM
This "Iā€™m in the family" card is about to be used at Coffee Bene on Cleveland Avenue. Included in the move-in week freebies for first-year students was a Coffee Bene discount card giving students 10 percent off their purchase. (Meghan Vosbeek/TommieMedia)

Photographer Meghan Vosbeek provides a visual tour of some tips for college survival.

U.S. Bank Stadium breakdown

Friday, September 16, 2016 10:29 AM
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Designer Kathryn Kirk breaks down the new U.S. Bank Stadium by the numbers in her latest graphic.

Back to school checklist

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 9:56 PM
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Designer Kathryn Kirk lays out the essentials in a back to school graphic because you’re never too old for a list.

Class of 2017 by the numbers

Monday, September 12, 2016 3:19 PM
Kari Johnson can be reached at john7142@stthomas.edu

Designer Kari Johnson breaks down the graduating class of 2017.

Class of 2020 makes inaugural march through the arches

Friday, September 9, 2016 2:04 PM
First-year Jack Jobst gives a high five to a child cheering him on as he walks through the arches. The class of 2020 had the largest amount of applications with lowest acceptance rate in St. Thomas history. (Natalie Hall/TommieMedia)

Click here to see a selection of photos from the class of 2020’s walk through the arches.

Tommie grad hosts last tea time

Friday, May 13, 2016 2:34 PM
St. Thomas graduate Loretta Hall hosts tea time each Wednesday in the Anderson Student Center as a way to connect with students. Tea time started last spring as way for Hall and her friends from a semester in Rome "to still continue to hang out," and from there it evolved into a public weekly occurrence. (Natalie Hall/TommieMedia)

Photojournalist Natalie Hall captures moments from graduate Loretta Hall’s last tea time in the Anderson Student Center.

Freshman 15

Thursday, May 12, 2016 7:17 PM
Infographic by designer Jordan McCauley.

Designer Jordan McCauley reveals possible reasons why some college students experience weight gain.

St. Paul hosts 2016 Festival of Nations

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 9:22 PM
A craftswoman from the German booth proudly poses with her art. The cookie cutters on the table are used to make traditional German cookies. (Sunita Dharod/TommieMedia)

Photojournalist Sunita Dharod captures some of the activities at the 2016 Festival of Nations, held at the St. Paul RiverCentre.

Library hosts therapy pets

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:48 PM
Sophomore Angie Thomas receives hugs and kisses from Dexter. Thomas said the weeks the therapy pets visit the library are some of her favorite of the semester. (Meghan Vosbeek/TommieMedia)

Photojournalist Meghan Vosbeek captured interactions between students and therapy pets at the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Monday.

Mother’s Day by the numbers

Monday, May 9, 2016 10:45 AM
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Design manager Kari Johnson looks at the numbers behind Mother’s Day.

Academic regalia explained

Sunday, May 8, 2016 5:17 PM
Infographic by designer Kelly Olson.

Designer Kelly Olson explains what the different apparel worn at graduation signifies.

St. Paul celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Saturday, May 7, 2016 7:04 PM
Dancers move to a traditional folk dance on top of a float in the parade. Cesar Chavez Street in West St. Paul was filled with people of all ages to celebrate Cinco de Mayo Saturday morning. (Meghan Vosbeek/ TommieMedia)

Photojournalist Meghan Vosbeek captured some of St. Paul’s Cinco de Mayo festivities Saturday.