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Don’t sleep away your day

Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:41 PM

COJO student Adam Kraft argues that college students should find a specific sleeping schedule instead of sleeping long into the afternoon.

Limited meal donation, limited impact

Friday, May 13, 2016 2:52 PM

COJO student Carmen Carballo argues that Dining Services’ meal donation program should be expanded and promoted more.

If you give a student a cookie, phones disappear

Monday, May 2, 2016 8:30 PM

COJO student Hannah Humke argues that allowing cell phones in class creates distractions for students.

As a student of color: Sunita Dharod

Sunday, May 1, 2016 6:14 PM

St. Thomas student Sunita Dharod discusses racism issues on campus.

Let’s get physical – but you have to pay first

Friday, April 29, 2016 5:23 PM

COJO student Mary Brickner argues that fitness classes at St. Thomas cost too much.

Guests fined for visiting St. Thomas

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 9:57 PM

COJO student Savannah Hufendick argues that St. Thomas doesn’t have enough parking spaces for visitors.

Letter to the editor: Do not trespass on our agency

Friday, February 6, 2015 12:08 PM

Ashley Allan responds to Elliot Polsky’s piece on gender identification, saying she’s hurt and annoyed by philosophers questioning her expereinces as a trans person.

Letter to the editor: Rape jokes aren’t funny

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 9:00 PM

Claire Winzenburg explains why rape shouldn’t be the punchline of jokes.

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.

Letter to the editor: connectedness brings isolation

Sunday, March 2, 2014 8:25 PM

A law school student’s perspective on how being too connected technologically can lead to personal and spiritual disconnect.

Fat hatred is a money-making industry

Thursday, November 28, 2013 5:30 PM

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. 

Why marriage equality is important

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 10:09 AM

You see, I am a homosexual and 110% proud to be, but who I am today is nothing like the miserable, self-deprecating person I was.

Readers’ Letters: Students take sides on marriage amendment

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 10:30 PM

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.

Case: ‘Vote Yes’ on the marriage amendment

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 10:27 PM

Senior Annie Kopacek wrote to TommieMedia and gave her case for the marriage amendment.