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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.

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.

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.

Women’s track and field takes four firsts at Tommie Twilight

Thursday, May 5, 2016 4:04 PM
The third heat of 100-meter dash sprinters, including St. Thomas' Ellie Henkemeyer, start at the gun. Women's Tommie Twilight also included several men's events to allow the men's teams to achieve conference times because of the bad weather conditions during previous meets this season. (Natalie Hall/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas women’s track and field team had an impressive day Wednesday, earning four victories as it hosted the Tommie Twilight meet at O’Shaughnessy Stadium.

Tommies sweep doubleheader against Pipers

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:54 PM
Outfielder Mark Handberg and Hart congratulate players coming into home plate and scoring for the team. Hart scored five runs for St. Thomas on Wednesday. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas baseball team took on the Hamline Pipers in a doubleheader Wednesday at CHS Field in St. Paul. The Tommies won the first game 9-0 and took the second 11-9.

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.