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In Depth – Safety precautions for spring breakers

Thursday, March 20, 2014 9:25 PM
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Bjorn Saterbak explores safe spring break vacations with Wellness Center graduate assistant Maryse Abrahams and public safety crime prevention Sgt. Wells Farnham.

In Depth — Residence Life campaign

Thursday, November 14, 2013 8:48 PM
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For the first time, St. Thomas Residence Life has opened next year’s on-campus housing applications in November, four months earlier than normal.

In Depth — Alumni donation rates

Thursday, October 24, 2013 7:46 PM
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St. Thomas has one of the lowest alumni donation participation rates in the MIAC at about 19 percent.

In Depth – January Term values

Friday, October 4, 2013 8:29 PM
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TommieMedia looks at the cost and value of J-Term classes around the globe.

In Depth – STDs on the rise in Minnesota

Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:25 PM

The Minnesota Department of Health recently announced that the number of reported sexually transmitted diseases in Minnesota increased ten percent in the past year.

In Depth – Catholic Identity at St. Thomas

Thursday, March 14, 2013 4:30 PM

Catholic identity is a hallmark of St. Thomas. Yet, for the first time, the university has named a layperson as president and less than half of current students surveyed chose to identify themselves as Catholic.

In Depth — The carbon neutral effort, after The Rev. Dennis Dease retires

Thursday, December 13, 2012 7:09 PM

Imagine trying to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 2,400 tons a year. That’s what St. Thomas President The Rev. Dennis Dease started in 2008 when he pledged to make the university carbon neutral by 2035.

In Depth — Study Abroad Numbers Fall Nationally, A St. Thomas Perspective

Thursday, November 29, 2012 8:52 PM

Minnesota’s collegiate study abroad numbers have been dwindling in recent years. In the 2007-2008 school year, the institute of international education counted more than 9,500 students studying abroad from Minnesota.

In Depth — Why Vote?

Thursday, November 1, 2012 6:53 PM

College-aged voters helped put President Obama in the White House in 2008. Gallup’s early-October polling predicted a similar number of likely voters among young people in the upcoming election.

In Depth – Opening Doors

Thursday, October 4, 2012 9:35 PM

St. Thomas hopes to raise $500 million to complete its largest capital campaign ever. However, there is one catch: They have less than two weeks to raise the remaining $10 million. TommieMedia takes an in-depth look at how the fundraisers plan to reach the goal.

In Depth – Post-Grad Plans

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 7:39 AM

A survey of about half of the St. Thomas 2011 graduating class found that more than 50 percent had a job within a month of graduation. TommieMedia takes an in-depth look at how students can prepare for a job interview and set themselves apart from competition in the job market.

In Depth – Record student loan debt

Thursday, April 12, 2012 9:36 PM

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reported that student loan debt has surpassed the one trillion dollar mark.  TommieMedia takes an in-depth look at ways students can cope with rising debt and ways to minimize it.

In Depth – Residential Break-Ins

Thursday, February 23, 2012 8:15 PM

Over past the past three Januaries, Saint Paul Police Department crime maps show an increase in residential break-ins around St. Thomas.  TommieMedia takes an in-depth look at break-ins in the area and how students can avoid becoming a victim.

In Depth – Music Department

Thursday, December 8, 2011 8:01 PM

Despite dealing with a  tight budget and space issues, the music department was able to add a full-string orchestra this year. TommieMedia takes an in-depth look at the department’s key changes.

In Depth – Anderson Student Center

Thursday, November 17, 2011 6:23 PM

In less than two months the Anderson Student Center opens its doors, TommieMedia takes an in-depth look inside the new building.