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Increased bandwith, tech improvements coming to St. Thomas

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 6:22 PM
A student works at the ITS desk in the lower level of OEC. ITS has taken advantage of the summer lull and made many tech changes around campus.

Information Technology Services, formerly known as IRT, has seen many changes during the past year seeking to improve in ways that benefit the campus community.

41 dead in Istanbul airport attack; Turkish govt blames IS

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 8:20 AM

Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport, apparently targeting Turkey’s crucial tourism industry. The government blamed the attack on Islamic State extremists but there was no immediate confirmation from the group.

Minnesota courts website hacked

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:54 PM

An international activist hacker group is claiming responsibility for the latest attack on the Minnesota court system’s website.

St. Thomas senior dies

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:17 PM
St. Thomas senior Denis Kato, 26, died early June 12. (Photo courtesy of the St. Thomas Newsroom)

St. Thomas senior Denis Kato, 26, died early Sunday from a yet-unknown cause.

St. Thomas grad pleads not guilty in shooting of Minneapolis protesters

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 5:26 PM

A 24-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he shot five demonstrators protesting the shooting death of a black man by Minneapolis police in November.

Muhammad Ali memorial plans

Monday, June 6, 2016 9:19 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali and his innermost circle started a document years ago that grew so thick they began calling it “The Book.” Its contents will soon be revealed. In the pages, the boxing great planned in exacting detail how he wished to say goodbye to the world. “The message that we’ll be […]

Prince’s death ruled an overdose

Thursday, June 2, 2016 2:31 PM

Prince died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a powerful opioid painkiller that is up to 50 times more potent than heroin, autopsy results released Thursday show.

No charges in Jamar Clark case

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 10:01 PM

For the second time this year, authorities say there is not enough evidence to charge two white Minneapolis police officers in the November shooting death of a black man after a confrontation.

UCLA shooting ruled murder-suicide

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 9:57 PM

Hundreds of heavily armed officers swarmed the sprawling UCLA campus Wednesday following a shooting that forced thousands to barricade themselves in classrooms and offices

St. Thomas softball falls to St. John Fisher in season-ending defeat

Friday, May 27, 2016 12:12 PM
Designated player Morgan Murphy exits the batter's box. Twelfth-ranked St. Thomas fell to unranked St. John Fisher in a season-ending 2-0 defeat Friday.

St. John Fisher pitcher Lindsey Thayer retired the final 13 St. Thomas batters and tossed a two-hitter to defeat the 12th-ranked Tommies 2-0 Friday and eliminate them from the College World Series.

St. Paul archdiocese plan offers over $65M to creditors

Friday, May 27, 2016 7:49 AM

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Thursday filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan that would set up a trust fund of more than $65 million to compensate some 440 clergy abuse victims plus other creditors, with just over half of that amount coming from insurance.

Creditors: Minnesota archdiocese sitting on $1.7 billion

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:41 PM

Attorneys on Tuesday accused a Minnesota archdiocese of sheltering more than $1 billion in assets to avoid big payouts to abuse survivors as part of the church’s bankruptcy case.

Senior Priscila Barron Sanchez to deliver commencement speech

Friday, May 20, 2016 1:36 PM

As a graduating senior during finals week, Priscila Barron Sanchez is not only studying for finals, writing papers and starting her new job; she is also going to be giving the commencement speech on graduation.

Tommie Awards acknowledge students and staff

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:47 PM
The purple award given to distinguished students and staff at The Tommies, a leadership recognition event, is displayed Tuesday. Student Diversity and Inclusion Services presented sophomore Akanksha Kumar with Outstanding Linkages Mentor of the Year. (Sophie Carson/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas Division of Student Affairs recognized the leadership and accomplishments of students and staff May 10 at The Tommies, an award presentation event in Woulfe Alumni Hall.

Federal judge seals St. Thomas lawsuit details

Monday, May 16, 2016 3:04 PM

A federal judge sided with St. Thomas Monday and ordered the details of a lawsuit filed against it by a suspended student to remain sealed.