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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.

STAR hosts second annual Tommie Fest

Monday, May 16, 2016 12:51 PM
Corbin shakes hands with audience members. While Corbin sang some of his most famous songs including "Baby Be My Love Song" and "All Over The Road," he also sang covers from artists including Michael Jackson and TLC. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

Students took a break from studying for finals Saturday to enjoy the second-ever Tommie Fest Saturday, which included good, games and live music.

Public Safety alerts St. Thomas community of armed robbery

Sunday, May 15, 2016 1:44 PM

Two St. Thomas students were victims of an armed robbery Sunday morning on the 1600 block of Iglehart Avenue, according to Public Safety.

USG approves to rename Campus Way to Dorsey Way

Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:42 PM
This second floor walkway of the Anderson Student Center has been named Campus Way since the building opened in 2012.  Undergraduate Student Government has since approved of changing the name to Dorsey Way after John Henry Dorsey. (Taylor Smith/TommieMedia)

USG has approved the changing the name of Anderson Student Center’s second-floor hallway from Campus Way to Dorsey Way after the school’s first African-American student.

Hebda installed as new archbishop

Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:55 AM

The Most Rev. Bernard Hebda was installed as the ninth archbishop of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Friday afternoon.

St. Thomas launches Anti-racism Campaign

Friday, May 13, 2016 2:44 PM
Students watch the Anti-racism Campaign for Tommies video in the Anderson Student Center over convo hour on Tuesday, May 3. ACT! features St. Thomas students speaking out against racism. (Claire Noack/TommieMedia)

The Anti-racism Campaign for Tommies was launched last Tuesday and Wednesday in the Anderson Student Center, where a multimedia project was sponsored and presented by SDIS.

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Friday, May 13, 2016 10:05 AM

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Project HAL offers hope for animals in need

Thursday, May 12, 2016 7:33 PM
Sophomore Sarah Nelson hopes to offer hope, adoption and love to animals in need with her new business, Project HAL. Ten percent of the profits from T-shirt and dog banana sales are donated to animals shelters and rescues. (Carolyn Meyer/TommieMedia)

Sophomore Sarah Nelson recently started Project HAL, a clothing line and business rooted in her childhood passion for animals.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016 10:37 AM

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Saudi scholarships reduced

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 10:02 PM
Students present the Saudi Arabian table at the International Fair during International education week. Saudi Arabia is currently the most-represented country in the international student body at St. Thomas, but that may soon change due to potential budget cuts in the country’s government. (Photo credit: Office of International Students and Scholars).

Recent economic pressures in Saudi Arabia are leading to potential budget cuts in the country’s government, which may negatively affect St. Thomas’ Saudi Arabian student population.