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News in :90 – May 5, 2016

Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:41 AM
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KUST and Music Industry Club release Volume II of UST Sampler

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:32 PM
St. Thomas sophomore Jonathon Shields performs his original song “Home” in front of an audience of St. Thomas students, faculty and community members. The release party for Volume II of the UST Sampler was held Tuesday, May 4th in the ASC Lower Level Dance. (Carolyn Meyer/TommieMedia)

Free live performances, free t-shirts and free food are all music to college students’ ears, and they all attracted St. Thomas students to the Tuesday release party for Volume II of the UST Sampler.

Business students showcase new products

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 8:11 PM
A bottle cap collector in the shape of Minnesota sits on display by the company Loonessence. Loonessence regularly makes holders of Wisconsin and Minnesota but is hoping to expand to other states. (Sunita Dharod/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas hosted its annual Entrepreneurship Conference 2026 on May 3 in the Anderson Student Center.

Easton Corbin to perform at Tommie Fest

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:05 PM
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St. Thomas Activities and Recreation announced Tuesday that country singer Easton Corbin will be the musical act headlining this year’s Tommie Fest on May 14.

USG approves new club

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 1:41 PM
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Undergraduate Student Government held its fourth general council meeting of the semester on April 17.

News in :90 – May 4, 2016

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:23 AM
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Hoverboards banned on campus

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 9:08 PM
Residence halls on campus now restrict Hoverboards due to safety concerns. Students often used Hoverboards to effortlessly get to and from classes. (Adam Kraft/TommieMedia)

Residence Life has banned the use and storage of Hoverboards in residence halls after some overcharged machines malfunctioned and caught fire across the country.

St. Thomas moves to approve affiliated two-year college

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 8:21 PM
The St. Thomas Board of Trustees met Thursday to discuss plans for an affiiliated two-year college.Classes at the two-year college could start as early as fall 2017. (Maya Shelton-Davies/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas is one step closer to opening an affiliated two-year college.

News in :90 – May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:20 AM
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St. Thomas faces suit over suspension in sexual assault case

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 9:20 AM

A student is suing the University of St. Thomas over its handling of a sexual assault allegation.

News in :90 – May 2, 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016 9:42 AM
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sunday, May 1, 2016 6:07 PM
The shirts are color-coded to show the form of abuse and whether the victim survived the abuse they experienced. The shirts are collected over the years. (Meghan Vosbeek/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas hosted several events to promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month during April.

New campus space fosters inclusivity

Sunday, May 1, 2016 5:50 PM
Students display signs at an Undergraduate Student Government meeting last November to protest club funding and other issues. The group, which became Students of Color: Claim Our Seats recommended that St. Thomas create a space to foster inclusion. (Grace Pastoor/TommieMedia)

A new space in the Anderson Student Center will give students, staff and faculty a chance to gather, meet and learn more about diversity.

USG announces 2016-17 council

Friday, April 29, 2016 5:26 PM
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Undergraduate Student Government has announced the 2016-17 USG council.

Public Safety briefs – April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016 5:08 PM
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A dryer fire, a basketball injury and a stolen American flag are all part of this week’s Public Safety briefs.