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News in :90 – April 17, 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014 11:54 AM
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This is News in :90 for Thursday, April 17, 2014.

HLC renews university’s accreditation

Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:49 AM
The lower quad at the University of St. Thomas served as the cover photo for the self-study conducted by the Academic Assessment and Accreditation department. The Higher Learning Commission renewed the university's accreditation in March. (Photo courtesy of Mike Ekern, University Relations)

The Higher Learning Commission has approved St. Thomas for re-accreditation after 2 ½ years of preparation.

Professor Terrence Nichols remembered as a bridge builder

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 2:36 PM
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Professor of theology Terrence Nichols was was laid to rest Wednesday morning at the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Emily Kindelspire named 2014 commencement speaker

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:19 PM
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Senior Emily Kindelspire was chosen last week by way of the university’s new nomination process.

News in :90 – April 16, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 11:39 AM
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News in :90 – April 15, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:33 AM
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This is News in :90 for Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Abuse task force recommends archdiocese changes

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:38 AM

There have been serious shortcomings in how the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has handled allegations of sexual abuse by priests, a task force commissioned by the archdiocese reported Monday.

St. Thomas drone soars to success

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:49 AM
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The St. Thomas department of engineering has flown to new heights with an autonomous vehicle that placed second in a competition in Madison, Wis.

Library evacuated after microwave fire

Monday, April 14, 2014 3:30 PM
The St. Paul Fire Department responds to a small fire in the TommieMedia newsroom Monday afternoon. (Gabi Martinson/TommieMedia)

The O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library was evacuated around 2:30 p.m. Monday after a microwave caught fire in the TommieMedia newsroom.

News in :90 – April 14, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014 11:20 AM
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This is News in :90 for Monday, April 14, 2014.

Marijuana legalization debate sparks student involvement

Monday, April 14, 2014 12:32 AM
Minnesota NORML demonstrators gather outside the Dakota County Judicial Center. Multiple St. Thomas students are involved in the organization that seeks to legalize marijuana in Minnesota. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota NORML)

A bill to legalize medical marijuana is making its way through the Minnesota legislative system and igniting debate, especially on college campuses.

Students dodge potholes on St. Paul roads

Monday, April 14, 2014 12:32 AM
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After one of Minnesota’s coldest and snowiest winters in recent history, potholes have started to litter St. Paul roadways.

USG announces 2014-2015 officials

Sunday, April 13, 2014 9:21 PM
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Junior Ryan Smith was elected president of Undergraduate Student Government on Friday by a three-point margin over opponent Louis Sand.

Allies club celebrates Night of Noise

Sunday, April 13, 2014 5:54 PM
St. Thomas students gather at the photo booth during the "Night of Noise." Hosted by St. Thomas "Allies," the event served to strengthen the LGBQTA+ community. (Simeon Lancaster/TommieMedia)

Students gathered to raise awareness and support for LGBTQA+ students during the Night of Noise event hosted by the St. Thomas Allies Club. 

Pro-life club observes second “Save the Humans Week”

Saturday, April 12, 2014 9:22 PM
Pro-life students rally on the Lower Quad Thursday for the second annual "Save the Humans Week." (Morgan Neu/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas Students for Human Life club organized a demonstration Thursday as part of its second annual “Save the Humans Week.”