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St. Thomas tuition rates to increase in summer

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:49 PM
Infographic by web manager Abigail Golebiowski

The St. Thomas Board of Trustees announced that undergraduate tuition rates will rise 3.9 percent, while graduate rates will rise an average of 3.4 percent.

Wellness Center challenges students to improve sleep habits

Monday, February 23, 2015 10:25 PM
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The Wellness Center is currently hosting a sleep challenge called ‘Get More Zzz’s to Get More A’s’ this month to improve students’ sleep habits.

Legislation could lower legal drinking age in Minn.

Sunday, February 22, 2015 10:36 PM
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Rep. Phyllis Kahn has submitted two bills to the Minnesota legislature that, if passed, would lower the legal drinking age to 18 in bars and restaurants in Minnesota. 

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. 

New library database offers streamable feature films

Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:38 PM
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St. Thomas students and faculty now have access to stream more than 1,000 feature films thanks to the new database, Criterion on Demand, in the university’s libraries. 

IRT upgrades Wi-Fi connections, students notice improvement

Thursday, February 12, 2015 8:42 PM
Infographic by designer Rachel Habas

Information Resources and Technologies upgraded the network switches in St. Thomas campus dorms over January Term to enhance the signal and strength of the Wi-Fi. 

Lot K opens parking for Davanni’s, Coffee Bené customers

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:24 PM
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St. Thomas community members now share parking spaces with customers of nearby businesses as Lot K on the corner of Cleveland and Grand avenues has new parking restrictions. 

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.

St. Thomas ranked No. 19 in EPA’s top 30 college and university list

Monday, February 9, 2015 11:24 PM
Infographic by designer Kelly Olson

St. Thomas was ranked No. 19 on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnerships top 30 list among colleges and universities nationwide.

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.

Measles unlikely to impact St. Thomas

Friday, January 30, 2015 4:49 PM
Infographic by design manager Elle Jackson

While a University of Minnesota student has a confirmed case of measles, most St. Thomas students are not at risk because of the university and state’s immunization policies.

Celebrities who interned

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:21 AM
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Can you guess where some celebrities, including Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kaling and Steve Jobs, interned before they were famous?

St. Paul enforces new Uber regulations

Monday, December 22, 2014 3:37 PM
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The new regulations require all Uber drivers to have their vehicle inspected once a year and to clearly identify their vehicles’ affiliation with Uber using windshield decals. 

Holiday fun facts

Sunday, December 21, 2014 11:40 AM
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Did you know American adults are expected to spend an average of $720 on Christmas gifts this year? Find out some more holiday fun facts.

Faculty to be offered phased retirement program

Friday, December 19, 2014 5:16 PM
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St. Thomas announced a new retirement program that will give faculty members the opportunity to transition into retirement over a period of three years.