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News in :90 – Oct 30, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:55 AM
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Young voter turnout declines during midterm elections

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:29 PM
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Youth registration rates for midterm elections have been dropping over the past 12 years, according to a Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement study.

News in :90 – Oct. 29, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:08 AM
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German Club celebrates 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:00 PM
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The German Club is hosting events from October through early December to educate students about the fall of the wall’s effect on the rest of the world.

News in :90 – Oct. 28, 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:59 AM
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News in :90 – Oct. 27, 2014

Monday, October 27, 2014 10:46 AM
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International graduate enrollment increases, undergraduate decreases

Sunday, October 26, 2014 9:03 PM
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International enrollment in graduate studies at St. Thomas increased 48.4 percent from fall 2013, while undergraduate international enrollment decreased 5.2 percent this year.

IRT working to improve Wi-Fi on campus

Sunday, October 26, 2014 9:03 PM
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Information Resources and Technologies began upgrading St. Thomas’ wireless network this month in response to frequent Wi-Fi outages this semester. 

Tommie Spotlight: Laura Swartz

Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:36 PM
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St. Thomas junior Laura Swartz was named Miss Minneapolis Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes, allowing her to make her mark in local history.

University hopes to boost out-of-state enrollment

Friday, October 24, 2014 9:51 PM
Dan Meyer, vice president for enrollment management, said St. Thomas is hoping to boost out-of-state enrollment because of a recent decline in Minnesota high school graduates. (Jake Remes/TommieMedia)

Because of a recent decline in Minnesota high school graduates, St. Thomas is looking to ramp up out-of-state recruitment.

Clinton rallies with Minn. Democrats at Macalester

Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:11 PM
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton encouraged students to get out and vote Thursday during a rally at Macalester College.

In Depth – Drunken driving

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:50 PM
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Wells Farnham, Public Safety crime prevention officer, joins Sports Editor Tom Pitzen to discuss the repercussions of drunken driving.

News in :90 – Oct. 23, 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:00 AM
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Students compete in ‘Running of the Nerds’

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:41 PM
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Computer science students put their mental and physical abilities to the test through obstacle courses and algebra problems Saturday.

Love Your Melon celebrates 2 years, stops by campus

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:26 PM
Students buy hats on Monahan Plaza Wednesday to celebrate "Love Your Melon Day." For every hat the company sells, another is given to a child with cancer. (Jamie Bernard/TommieMedia)

Fourteen cities and states declared Oct. 22 Love Your Melon Day in honor of the non-profit that two St. Thomas seniors founded in an entrepreneurship class in 2012.