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Holi Festival of Colors

Sunday, April 17, 2016 5:41 PM
A man sits on someone's shoulders while wearing a Guy Fawkes mask and sprinkling green powder into the crowd. Holi's Festival of Colors celebrates the arrival and joys of spring with bright colors and vibrant music. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

Chief Photo Editor Carlee Hackl captured some of the activities at the Holi Festival of Colors.

St. Thomas celebrates National Library Week

Friday, April 15, 2016 1:36 PM
Amelia Grey reads a passage from her book, "Gutshot." Gray's reading was the first event of National Library Week at St Thomas. (Sunita Dharod/TommieMedia)

Photojournalist Sunita Dharod captured some of the activities for National Library Week.

Students bond with their pets

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 8:34 PM
Senior Melanie Kraemer holds Link, her five-year-old Jack Russel terrier and Pomeranian mix. Link originally belonged to Kreamer's boyfriend but quickly became hers too after they started dating. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

Chief photo editor Carlee Hackl explores how St. Thomas students bond with their pets.

International students share their stories

Sunday, April 10, 2016 6:49 PM
Linda Nzabamwita was born in Rwanda and lived there until she came to St. Thomas this fall to study public health. "I may not know things about American football, but I have a very different perspective of life," Nzabamwita said. "I do think I bring a change in perspective to other students in the classroom being the only Rwandese." (Meghan Vosbeek/TommieMedia)

Photojournalist Meghan Vosbeek learns about and photographs some of St. Thomas’ international students.

April snowfall interrupts spring

Friday, April 8, 2016 1:19 PM
St. Thomas' spring was interrupted with a dose of snow on April 8. Despite the wintry conditions, the National Weather Service predicts only half an inch of accumulation Friday. (Claire Noack/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas’ spring was briefly interrupted with some snow on April 8.

Students express themselves through mandalas

Thursday, April 7, 2016 9:36 PM
One of Broeker's mandalas sits on the table as inspiration for students creating their own. Mandalas have been used as contemplative and meditative objects in the Buddhist tradition for centuries. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas students, alumni and professors came together to de-stress at a mandala-making event Tuesday afternoon.

Signs of spring

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 5:36 PM
Small flowers begin to bloom. Trees around campus are budding in the warm weather. (Sunita Dharod/TommieMedia)

Photojournalist Sunita Dharod finds signs of spring around St. Thomas.

Tommie basketball’s road to Salem

Thursday, March 31, 2016 5:35 PM
President Julie Sullivan gives Montero a congratulatory hug after being named the Most Outstanding Player of the Game in Salem, Virginia. The team's win was the final game for six seniors: Montero, Tillman, Saarela, Jimmy Remke, Thomas Sjoberg and Cullen Ogren. (Lauren Andrego/TommieMedia)

Chief photo editor Carlee Hackl compiles some of the best photos of the St. Thomas men’s basketball team on its road to an NCAA championship win in March.

Protesters rally over controversial Jamar Clark ruling

Thursday, March 31, 2016 5:09 PM
Throngs of protesters cluster on the stairs of the Hennepin County Government Center and raise their fists in solidarity with similar movements across the country. The protesters held a moment of silence for Jamar Clark, listened to poetry, sang songs and even heard from Clark's nephew, Michael Burns. (Simeon Lancaster/TommieMedia).

Demonstrators marched through the streets of Minneapolis Thursday after the announcement not to charge two police officers involved in the fatal November shooting of Jamar Clark.

Students show off tattoos

Sunday, March 20, 2016 5:33 PM
Junior Claire Haskin giggles over her shoulder while explaining the significance of her tattoo. Haskin said the balloon signifies the concepts of "the sky's the limit," "rising above" and the value of being unique as "one hot air balloon isn't anything like the rest." (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

Chief photo editor Carlee Hackl finds tattooed students with unique stories behind their body art.

Tommies revel in NCAA victory

Saturday, March 19, 2016 10:29 PM
The Tommies bask in glory with the championship trophy. (Lauren Andrego/TommieMedia)

The No. 8-ranked St. Thomas men’s basketball team celebrated after securing the national championship.

Luck of the Irish

Friday, March 18, 2016 1:07 PM
A group of students pose in the midst of the St. Paddy's day festivities. Students honored tradition by wearing shamrocks and green accessories  or clothes. (Meghan Vosbeek/TommieMedia)

St. Paul’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade drew crowds of green-clad people celebrating their Irish heritage.

Historic houses on Summit Avenue

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 6:50 PM
599 Summit was the childhood home of F. Scott Fitzgerald and his family. Fitzgerald wrote his novel "The Spire and the Gargoyle" and finished "This Side of Paradise" while living in this house.

Photojournalist Natalie Hall captures some of the historic homes located on Summit Avenue.

Athletes compete in sixth annual Tommie Triathlon

Monday, March 14, 2016 7:24 PM
Senior Jack Hiniker and three other athletes compete in the biking competition. The Wellness Center held the sixth annual Tommie Triathlon March 13. (Sunita Dharod/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas students biked, ran and swam as they competed in the Wellness Center’s sixth annual Tommie Triathlon March 13.

Sculptures around St. Thomas

Sunday, March 13, 2016 5:41 PM
Constellation Earth holds seven human figures, each representing a continent. The sculpture signifies global peace and solidarity. (Sunita Dharod/TommieMedia)

Photojournalist Sunita Dharod captured interesting sculptures around campus.