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Educating the community

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 9:17 PM
Audience members listen to a speaker during the "Islam vs. ISIS" event. The St. Thomas Muslim Student Association hosted the event Tuesday. (Noura Elmanssy/TommieMedia)

Students, faculty and members of the community gathered Tuesday to hear the differences between the religion of Islam and the actions of ISIS.

St. Thomas graduate arrested in Black Lives Matter shootings; Sullivan says arrest ‘casts a pall on our community’

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 7:47 PM

In an email sent to the St. Thomas community Wednesday evening, President Julie Sullivan expressed outrage that one of the four men in police custody following the shootings of five Black Lives Matter protesters is a recent St. Thomas graduate.

Travel alert issued to study abroad students

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 7:04 PM

Current and future study abroad students received an email from St. Thomas’ Office of Study Abroad informing them of a U.S. Department of State Travel Alert.

News in :90 – Nov. 25, 2015

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 1:06 PM

This is News in :90 for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015.

ALPFA forms St. Thomas chapter

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 8:15 PM
The Association of Latino Professionals for America now has a sector at St. Thomas. The Association has 150 student chapters in the country. (Noura Elmanssy/TommieMedia)

The Association of Latino Professionals for America now has a sector at St.Thomas.

News in :90 – Nov. 24, 2015

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 2:10 PM

This is News in :90 for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.

Minneapolis police arrest 2 men in shooting near protest

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:35 AM
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Police on Tuesday arrested two men suspected of shooting five Black Lives Matter demonstrators.

Stroke claims Steve Hoffman, political science department chair

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:24 AM
Steven Hoffman. (Photo courtesy of University of St. Thomas)

Steven Hoffman, chair of the political science department, died of complications from a stroke Monday.

RHA hosts scarecrow contest

Monday, November 23, 2015 9:02 PM
Freshmen Eric Holly, Chris Olson and Andrew Varga dress the winning scarecrow skeleton in flannel.  (Miranda Lockner/TommieMedia)

Students gathered in Koch Commons Wednesday to decorate scarecrows.

Embassy informs Study Abroad students of terror risks

Monday, November 23, 2015 9:00 PM

St. Thomas students studying abroad in Italy received an email from the United States Embassy in Rome warning of potential terrorist attacks.

Culture Fest showcases collaboration

Monday, November 23, 2015 8:44 PM
Two St. Thomas students perform songs for the Culture Fest audience. This year nine groups participated in the celebration. (Maya Shelton-Davies/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas’ annual Culture Fest is now a collaboration between nine multicultural campus clubs.

News in :90 – Nov. 23, 2015

Monday, November 23, 2015 10:04 AM

This is News in :90 with reporter Maya Shelton-Davies for Nov. 23, 2015.

Wellness Center uses Mario Kart to promote alcohol awareness

Sunday, November 22, 2015 8:17 PM
St. Thomas students participate in the Wellness Center's Mario Kart beer goggle tournament. Students with low scores on the mandatory alcohol quiz had to wear beer goggles while playing Mario Kart. (Noura Elmanssy/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas Wellness Center sponsored a Mario Kart tournament last week in hopes of spreading alcohol awareness.

Rachel Platten draws crowd

Sunday, November 22, 2015 8:09 PM

Singer Rachel Platten drew a crowd of students to this year’s winter concert Saturday.

Brussels under serious threat after Paris attacks

Saturday, November 21, 2015 11:07 AM

Prime Minister Charles Michel said the decision to raise the threat alert to the highest level was taken “based on quite precise information about the risk of an attack like the one that happened in Paris.”