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Enrollment by the numbers: 2016 breaks record for number of St. Thomas applicants

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 2:54 PM
Designer Kathryn Kirk can be reached at kathryn.kirk@stthomas.edu

The St. Thomas strategic plan outlines the university’s goal to continually strive to be a more diverse and academically competitive university. This year’s student enrollment statistics show that it is moving forward to meet these goals.

Humor based campaign leads to a win for the new freshman class president

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 2:40 PM
Ryan Sustacek's politically-centered advertisement appears on a screen behind students studying in the Anderson Student Center. Sustacek won the election for freshman class president after running what he called a "relevant" campaign. (Photo Credit: Ryan Sustacek)

Ryan Sustacek barely set down his suitcases in his new dorm room before launching his campaign for freshman class president.

News in :90 – Sept. 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 10:04 AM
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Friendship families promote cultural exchange, welcome international students

Monday, September 26, 2016 10:13 PM
Karla and Brad Anderson hosted Weidi Lyu a student from China this past year through the Friendship Family Program.The Friendship Family Program promotes cultural exchange by matching graduate and undergraduate international students with host families from the greater Twin Cities community.(Photo couretsy of Karla and Brad Anderson)

This year, the Friendship Family program is still inviting families and students to sign up and will continue to take applications.

St. Thomas hopes to bring social innovation to Twin Cities

Monday, September 26, 2016 9:50 PM
Members of the Change Maker club talk to students during a club fair. The club is just one part of several St. Thomas programs with a common purpose. (Peter Monahan/TommieMedia).

The winds of social change are blowing, and St. Thomas has been swept up in the gusts.

St. Thomas, St. John’s unite to ban offensive T-shirts from Tommie-Johnnie game

Monday, September 26, 2016 3:10 PM
St. Thomas fans sport student-created Tommie-Johnnie T-shirts at 2013's game. This season, similar T-shirts were banned from the Collegeville game. (Staff photo/TommieMedia)

For this year’s Tommie-Johnnie game, St. Thomas faculty discouraged students attending the game not to wear any offensive shirts or other clothing following a statement by officials at St. John’s explicitly saying that anyone wearing offensive shirts would not be allowed into the stadium.

News in :90 – Sept. 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016 11:15 AM
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Video: Tommies clinch third-consecutive rivalry game

Saturday, September 24, 2016 11:18 PM
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The St. Thomas football team defeated St. John’s University 33-21 Saturday in Collegeville.

Tommie-Johnnie atmosphere promises excitement

Saturday, September 24, 2016 4:03 PM
Fans cheer and scream at the 86th match-up between the Tommies and Johnnies Saturday afternoon. (Noah Brown/TommieMedia)

Whether it’s 1901 or 2016, the now-annual Tommie-Johnnie football rivalry promises two things: an intense game and an equally intense crowd.

Tommies defeat Johnnies 33-21

Saturday, September 24, 2016 3:24 PM
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St. Thomas scored in the first four minutes of the game and recovered three St. John’s fumbles in the first half on their way to a 33-21 victory over the Johnnies on Saturday afternoon at Clemens Stadium.

Tommies lead Johnnies 20-7 at halftime

Saturday, September 24, 2016 1:39 PM
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Fourth-ranked St. Thomas recovered three Johnnie fumbles prompting a 20-7 halftime lead over archrival St. John’s Saturday afternoon at Clemens Stadium.

News in :90 – Sept. 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016 10:33 AM
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Tommie-Johnnie shirt design leads to fundraiser for Wetterling foundation

Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:58 PM
Evan Keil and Adrian Trow show off their shirt design. The two students added the number 11 on the back in honor of Jacob Wetterling. (Photo courtesy of Adrian Trow)

When junior Adrian Trow and senior Evan Keil decided to market their own shirt design to distribute to students attending the game — a popular trend among the student body — they had no idea that it would turn into an impactful charitable endeavor.

Bernardi campus hosts first non-Catholic studies students

Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:13 PM
Juniors Peter Carey and Jacob Grow pose in front of the Colosseum in Rome. They are studying on the first Rome CORE Semester. (Peter Carey/Submitted Photo)

St. Thomas’ Bernardi campus in Rome welcomed its first group of non-Catholic Studies students at the beginning of September, marking the start of the CORE Semester program.

News in :90 – Sept. 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016 9:35 AM
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