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Students, staff ban together to celebrate Banned Books Week

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:39 PM
The O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library displays some commonly banned books. National Banned Books Week was September 21-27. (Theresa Bourke/TommieMedia)

To raise awareness of banning and challenging books throughout history, the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library celebrated the 32nd annual National Banned Books Week Sept. 21-27.

News in :90 – Sept. 30, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:44 AM
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2 students robbed at gunpoint

Monday, September 29, 2014 11:17 PM
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The Public Safety report said two students were walking south on Prior Avenue around 1 a.m. when they were approached by two men, one of whom reportedly had a handgun. 

Lab safety a priority at St. Thomas

Monday, September 29, 2014 11:16 PM
A student consults his notes during a lab in a science class at St. Thomas. Lab safety at St. Thomas is a standard part of protocol for students and staff. (Margaret Murphy/TommieMedia)

While a chemical compound explosion injured a graduate student at the University of Minnesota, lab safety continues to be a priority at St. Thomas.

Aggravated assault claim a hoax

Monday, September 29, 2014 2:07 PM

After St. Thomas Public Safety reported an aggravated assault involving a St. Thomas student Sept. 20, the student recanted his story.

News in :90 – Sept. 29, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014 12:22 PM
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Sullivan ‘even more excited’ for second year

Sunday, September 28, 2014 8:55 PM
President Julie Sullivan shares the stage with President Emeritus the Rev. Dennis Dease at her inauguration last year. Sullivan is now beginning the second year of her presidency. (Morgan Neu/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan said she is excited about what she and her leadership team have accomplished in the past year and what they will achieve looking forward.

Solar panels installed on Anderson Student Center

Sunday, September 28, 2014 8:54 PM
Solar panels are installed on the Anderson Student Center on the morning of Monday, Sept. 22. The project was budgeted at $144,320. (Lauren Smith/TommieMedia)

According to the Anderson Student Center Solar Panel Project Summary, the 3,692-square-foot unit solar panel installation by Cedar Creek Energy will take three weeks.

Music department receives Emmy nomination

Sunday, September 28, 2014 4:39 PM
St. Thomas choirs and instrumental ensembles prepare for the 25th annual Christmas concert in the Minneapolis Convention Center in 2012. The music department received an Emmy nomination for its 2013 Christmas concert this month. (Stephanie Dodd/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas music department was nominated for a 2014 Upper Midwest Emmy award for its 2013 Christmas concert, but the St. Olaf choir won it Sept. 13.

Public Safety reports 1 arrest, 11 intoxicated fans at Tommie-Johnnie

Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:46 PM
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Saturday’s record-setting crowd of 12,483 fans brought high energy but also created challenges for St. Thomas Public Safety and the St. Paul Police Department.

Lawsuit filed against archdiocese

Saturday, September 27, 2014 2:04 PM

A woman who filed suit against the Rev. Michael Keating last October is now suing the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for negligence related to the abuse.

Planned Parenthood Project tour stops at St. Thomas

Friday, September 26, 2014 5:21 PM
Angela Erickson and Elizabeth Thibault distribute informational flyers on The Planned Parenthood Project for Students for Life of America. St. Thomas is one of 26 universities that the pro-life youth organization will visit within the next eight weeks. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

Students for Life of America visited St. Thomas Friday as part of its national tour to inform students about the Planned Parenthood Project. 

Students wearing headphones while walking may pose safety risk

Friday, September 26, 2014 5:21 PM
A student listens to music on her way to campus. On Aug. 31, a Minneapolis woman was hit and killed by a Green Line and is thought to have been wearing headphones at the time. (Lauren Schaffran/TommieMedia)

A Minneapolis woman was hit and killed by a Green Line light rail train last month and is thought to have been wearing headphones at the time.

News in :90 – Sept. 26, 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014 10:46 AM
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In Depth – Riots and rivalries

Friday, September 26, 2014 8:51 AM
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Public Safety Crime Prevention Officer, Wells Farnham, joins reporter Simeon Lancaster to discuss the possibilities of riots at the annual Tommie-Johnnie game.