If you shame fat people or view the word “fat” as an insult, it is something you have been tricked into. It’s not about health. It’s about getting you to hate yourself enough to try and buy self-love.
TommieMedia has received two opposing views on Minnesota’s marriage amendment, which is up for a vote on Nov. 4. Junior Chris Gelke wrote a letter on behalf of the Vote No side, and senior Annie Kopacek wrote a letter on behalf of the Vote Yes side.
St. Thomas senior Chris Huber thinks St. Thomas’ administration needs to commit to more sustainable practices because students care about environmental issues.
St. Thomas neighbor Christine Anderson said student and faculty parking on surrounding city streets is causing problems in the neighborhood.
How often does it happen? You see a poster from STAR on a public billboard advertising a dinner on the town, a trip to a ski resort or tickets to the hottest show in town at a bargain price. You read further, only to discover the box office is selling tickets while you have class!
A couple of days ago, I almost seriously injured two students who tried to cross Summit Avenue from north to south, at the crosswalk near Finn Street. I was traveling westbound on Summit behind another car as we approached the crosswalk (I live just east of St. Thomas on Portland, so I am well aware of the crosswalk).
A recent entry in The Scroll brought to light several points for consideration in the debate regarding smoking bans on campus. While the author articulated important arguments for the health of students, we would like to respectfully offer a contrasting opinion in favor of keeping the current restrictions and allowing students to smoke on campus.
We are writing this letter to tell you three simple things. We hope that you read carefully and can find it in yourselves to trust us. Know that we are being real; we know how you feel and know how difficult it can be.
Last week’s welcome events reminded me of the incredible rush I had exactly one year ago when I was a freshman coming to St. Thomas. There was a mix of excitement and nervousness for me as I was moving my stuff into Murray Hall and meeting the three men I would be spending the next nine months with.