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Millennials are…

Friday, December 9, 2016 12:12 AM
Senior Kirsten White is part of Generation Me. Selfies are a millennial innovation; this generation is often accused of narcissism, as the average American 1-year-old has more photos of himself than a 17th century king, Joel Stein said in a Time Magazine article. (Natalie Hall/TommieMedia)

Millennials are the most studied generation to date. However, the sheer amount of them and their contradicting nature, actually highlights the fact that we cannot all be the same.

Deck the (Dowling) Hall: Students decorate for Christmas

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:07 PM
A welcome mat reading, "Home for the Holidays" lays outside a dorm room. Many welcome mats were placed outside of individual dorm rooms in Dowling Hall. (Meghan Vosbeek/TommieMedia)

Photojournalist Meghan Vosbeek takes photos of student Christmas decorations in Dowling Hall.

Protesters rally for $15 minimum wage at U of M

Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:23 PM
People raise signs in protest of a low minimum wage and Donald Trump. Tuesday's event was hosted by 15 Now Minnesota, an organization that fights for a $15 per hour minimum wage in the state. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

Protesters from the group 15 Now Coalition and other groups rallied for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour Tuesday night outside Coffman Union in Minneapolis.

News in :90 – Dec. 1, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016 10:45 AM

This is News in :90 for Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.

Holidazzle celebrations sparkle and glow in Loring Park

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:25 PM
Holidazzle attendees enjoy free skating in Loring Park during the month-long celebration. Free rental skates are available in the warming house, but patrons are encouraged to bring their own. (Natalie Hall/TommieMedia)

The second annual Holidazzle celebration in Loring Park features classic holiday activities for all ages, local vendors and new additions, like the moose and wolf sculptures.

St. Thomas holds tree-lighting ceremony

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:47 AM
Dusk falls on the now-lit trees on Saint Thomas' lower quad. (Noah Brown/TommieMedia)

The University of St. Thomas held its tree lighting ceremony Monday evening in the student center.

Twins of St. Thomas

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 1:34 PM
St. Thomas has an abundance of twins and triplets. These siblings share special bonds, making their relationships different from that of traditional siblings. (Natalie Hall/TommieMedia)

Natalie Hall’s latest slideshow focuses on the many twin and triplet siblings at St. Thomas.

Tommies face off in lip-sync battle

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 1:38 AM
Luke sings his heart out to "Take On Me"  to the crowd in Scooters. He jumped and danced enthusiastically around the stage. (Ben Burke/TommieMedia)

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First snow falls on St. Thomas

Friday, November 18, 2016 4:11 PM
Few students made the trek across campus Friday. The snow began falling around 2 p.m. and picked up intensity throughout the afternoon. (Sophie Carson/ TommieMedia)

The first snowfall of the season arrived at the University of St. Thomas on Friday afternoon.

Archdiocese adds money for abuse victims to bankruptcy plan

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 2:16 PM
Pat and Dan Harkins stand at a news conference in St. Louis on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, joined by David Clohessy, right, of the victims support group Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests. The Harkins' son, Alex, killed himself in 2009, a suicide the parents blamed on sexual abuse by a priest. The family recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the Archdiocese of St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jim Salter)

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed an updated bankruptcy plan with more money for victims of clerical sexual abuse.

Campus evergreen decorated for the holidays

Monday, November 14, 2016 4:27 PM
Two light stringers garnish the large evergreen on the St. Thomas campus with a string of lights in preparation for the holidays. (Ben Burke, Noah Brown/TommieMedia).

Decorating has begun on the Lower Quad for the coming holiday season.

Anti-Racism Coalition hosts rally for St. Thomas community

Friday, November 11, 2016 4:29 PM
St. Thomas students, faculty and community members join the anti-racism rally Friday afternoon. Members of the crowd held signs, chanted and posted about the event on social media throughout the afternoon.  (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

Students, faculty and staff gathered on the Lower Quad Friday afternoon to participate in a rally hosted by the Anti-Racism Coalition. The event, organized in the last 24 hours in light of a recent incident of a racial slur written on a campus sidewalk, encouraged chants like, “We want change,” and “Stand up,” in an […]

Doughnuts in walking distance of campus

Monday, November 7, 2016 4:09 PM

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Women’s soccer loses championship title to Augsburg

Saturday, November 5, 2016 6:30 PM
No. 1 seeded St. Thomas suffered its first MIAC loss all season against No. 3 seeded Augsburg after beating the Auggies 2-1 last weekend. St. Thomas women's soccer lost the MIAC Championship game 1-0 on Saturday at South Field. (Natalie Hall/TommieMedia)

Marta Anderson’s goal 15 minutes into the game gave Augsburg a 1-0 victory Saturday over St. Thomas in the MIAC women’s soccer championship game played on the Tommies’ South Campus field.

Alada, defense lead Tommies to victory over Gusties

Saturday, November 5, 2016 4:02 PM
Senior defensive back Michael Alada holds up the ball after recovering a fumble in the first half of Saturday's game. Alada had two interceptions against the Gusties. (Meghan Vosbeek/TommieMedia)

Ball-hawking cornerback Michael Alada recovered a fumble late in the second quarter and picked off his eighth and ninth interceptions of the season to lead the fourth-ranked St. Thomas football team in a 40-6 victory over the Gusties.