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18 tips for class of 2018

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 2:34 PM
I pull one of two bins filled with dorm decor through the parking lot on freshman move-in day fall 2011 with a little help from a move-in volunteer. I've learned a lot since then and came up with a list to share with incoming freshmen. (Courtesy of Sandra Warfield)

Director Baihly Warfield offers helpful advice for the incoming class of 2018.

“Like a girl” shouldn’t be an insult

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:10 PM
A woman and a girl are instructed to "run like a girl" by a director in an Always brand commercial. Even in still images, the difference between the two reactions is apparent.

After watching an advertisement for the Always brand on YouTube, director Baihly Warfield argues that the phrase “like a girl” is something to be proud of.

Semester abroad teaches lifelong lessons

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 11:32 PM
Two friends and I wait for the subway in Tokyo. Japan was the first international port of my Semester at Sea voyage. (Photo courtesy of Samantha Ratty)

Director Baihly Warfield discusses the takeaways from her Semester at Sea voyage.

A click away: experience with echolocation

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 9:02 PM

Columnist Nick Cocchiarella recalls his recent experience with echolocation, a way for him to make sense of his surroundings using sound. 

#USTGirlProblems: a confession

Saturday, May 24, 2014 12:43 AM

I’m coming clean. I, Anne Gaslin, am one of the faces behind the Twitter account @USTGirlProblems.

Living in a picture perfect world

Thursday, May 22, 2014 10:55 AM

Columnist Nick Cocchiarella has noticed a shift to a more visual focus these last few years, one that social media has played a huge part in.

Accepting the end

Monday, May 19, 2014 12:18 AM

As graduation nears and life changes occur, opinions editor Alex Goering contemplates the end of things both small and incomprehensible.

“Hump day” controversy: a camel shouldn’t spark protest

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:01 AM
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After RHA canceled a hump day camel event, columnist Anne Gaslin sounds off on why protestors should have devoted their time to a more worthy cause.

Porn and cleaning supplies: the greenwashing dilemma

Monday, May 12, 2014 1:30 AM
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Opinions editor Alex Goering says a more eco-friendly image shouldn’t be something sought for monetary gain.

Queen Bey: a ‘titan’ on Time Magazine List and in real life?

Sunday, May 11, 2014 5:02 PM
(Elliot Polsky/TommieMedia)

Columnist Anne Gaslin explores the real influential power of the celebrities on Time’s top 100 influential people list.

The Wild: a team young Minnesotans can believe in

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 2:21 AM
(Joey Anderson/TommieMedia)

How the Wild’s playoff journey has brought excitement and competition back to Minnesota sports.

Will the state anti-bullying bill be enough?

Monday, May 5, 2014 1:18 AM
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After the Safe and Supportive Schools Act was passed earlier this month, columnist Anne Gaslin questions its effectiveness in preventing school violence.

Letter to the Editor: I’m asking for it; give me consent

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:31 PM

April is sexual assault awareness month, but unfortunately it has come and will go without recognition here at St. Thomas.

A necessary push toward conscious consuming

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 11:09 AM

Claire Winzenburg of Students for Justice and Peace looked in to where all the free t-shirts on campus come from and was disappointed in what she found.

Late night TV: the next generation

Monday, April 28, 2014 2:30 AM
Our younger generation prefers the quality of shows like House of Cards on Netflix or Game of Thrones on HBO, to regular broadcast networks. (Alex Goering/TommieMedia)

Opinions editor Alex Goering hopes the recent turnover in late-night television will push younger generations into the broadcast world.