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Measles unlikely to impact St. Thomas

Friday, January 30, 2015 4:49 PM
Infographic by design manager Elle Jackson

While a University of Minnesota student has a confirmed case of measles, most St. Thomas students are not at risk because of the university and state’s immunization policies.

Measles case confirmed on U of M campus

Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:10 AM

The university said Wednesday the 20-year-old student recently returned from international travel and is now isolated off campus while recovering.

Officials question free 2-year college plan in Minnesota

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 1:04 PM

Some higher education officials are questioning whether a plan by Minnesota Senate Democrats to make two-year colleges tuition-free would be worth the cost.

Opus College of Business partners with U of M for finance symposium

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 7:22 PM

St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business and the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management are joining forces to host the first Twin Cities Scholars of Finance Symposium to give students an opportunity to meet CEOs and executives of Minnesota companies. 

Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast US

Monday, January 26, 2015 8:29 PM
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Tens of millions of people rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow in the Northeast.

Professor helps development of Disney app

Monday, January 26, 2015 8:24 PM
Games like Minnie’s Robot Count-Along teach basic counting and matching to preschoolers. St. Thomas engineering professor AnnMarie Thomas is an adviser for a new Imagicademy app, and her  daughter Grace was one of the Beta testers for the app. (Apple App Store)

St. Thomas professor AnnMarie Thomas is one of the advisers for Disney’s new Imagicademy app, which allows pre-school children to play games to learn essential skills.

Obama in State of the Union: Tax wealthy, help middle class

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 10:26 PM
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President Obama unveiled an ambitious State of the Union agenda, including tax increases on the wealthy and education and child care help for the middle class.

Archdiocese bankruptcy unlikely to affect St. Thomas

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:52 PM

While St. Thomas collaborates with the archdiocese on educational and service programs, it is financially independent and is not owned or operated by the archdiocese.

Protesters disrupt light rail traffic in St. Paul rally

Monday, January 19, 2015 4:26 PM

A Martin Luther King Jr. Day march in St. Paul is causing some tense moments between police and protesters as well as disrupting light-rail and interstate traffic.

St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese files for bankruptcy

Friday, January 16, 2015 11:54 AM

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, saying it’s the best way for the church to get as many resources as possible to victims of clergy sexual abuse.

St. Paul schools working on ‘gender inclusion’ policy

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 9:59 AM
A current restroom sign in the Anderson Student Center indicates both male and female bathrooms. A recent Minneapolis resolution encouraged gender-neutral bathrooms to accommodate for transgender people. (Lauren Smith/TommieMedia)

The St. Paul school district is seeking to establish a new policy to protect transgender students.

‘Boyhood’ leads Golden Globes, ‘Grand Budapest’ upsets

Sunday, January 11, 2015 10:35 PM
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Richard Linklater’s film “Boyhood” won the night’s top honor at the Golden Globes, best drama, as well as best director for Linklater and best supporting actress for Patricia Arquette.

Dangerously cold temperatures close schools

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 4:31 PM

Hundreds of schools across Minnesota have called off classes because of the dangerously cold temperatures.

Top 10 TommieMedia stories of 2014

Monday, December 29, 2014 10:47 PM
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Check out which TommieMedia news and sports stories were the most read in 2014.

St. Paul enforces new Uber regulations

Monday, December 22, 2014 3:37 PM
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The new regulations require all Uber drivers to have their vehicle inspected once a year and to clearly identify their vehicles’ affiliation with Uber using windshield decals.