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Pay attention to politics

Friday, September 16, 2016 10:34

Ignoring politics is not only impossible but also disadvantageous.

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Horan’s campaign team works together at a weekly meeting. FROM LEFT: JB Stender, Riley Horan, Lauren Petersen, Eric Swenson and Robbie Ware. (Lauren Andrego/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas student to run for state legislature

Monday, July 25, 2016 16:15

This September, nearly 200,000 undergraduate students will be enrolled full-time at a Minnesota college or university. This November, 268 Minnesota residents will run for state legislature. One person will do both.

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Faith in modern politics

Thursday, October 1, 2015 21:41

Opinions editor Jacob Sevening discusses Pope Francis, Republican presidential candidates and the importance of adapting faith to fit the modern world.

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News in :90 – Nov. 21, 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:06

This is News in :90 for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

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Women make history in midterms

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 21:43

This year's midterm election results showed a few firsts among women in American government.

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Uninformed votes are worse than no votes

Saturday, November 1, 2014 17:10

Opinions Editor Elliot Polsky says the “get out the vote” campaigns for midterm elections should try to influence people to get informed.

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President Obama speaks to the crowd at St. Paul's Union Depot. (Morgan Neu/TommieMedia)

Obama visits St. Paul, outlines transit proposal

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 16:27

Two St. Thomas students took interest when President Obama visited St. Paul to unveil his plan to invest in and update the nation’s infrastructure.

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News in :90 – Nov. 14, 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013 12:05

This is News in :90 for Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. 

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When the going gets tough…secede?

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 21:34

Last week, five Colorado counties passed a measure taking steps toward seceding from the state

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A sign marks directs student voters to St. Thomas' on-campus precinct in McNeely HallTuesday. According to Mitch Helle-Morrissey, the head elections judge for the on-campus precinct, around 20 students voted in this year’s St. Paul mayoral elections at the W-4 P-06 precinct in McNeely Hall.  (Christina Theodoroff/TommieMedia)

Low student turnout at on-campus precinct

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 13:19

St. Thomas students did not turn out in large numbers to cast their votes at the on-campus precinct Tuesday. 

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Refugees find asylum in Minnesota

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 1:12

Minnesota has a long history of immigration, so Designer Sam Wisneski found why certain groups have made new lives in the state and the challenges they face.

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St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman. (Photo courtesy of  the City of St. Paul)

3 candidates challenge incumbent St. Paul Mayor Coleman

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 23:33

Sharon Anderson, Kurt Dornfeld and Tim Holden will take on incumbent St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman as he seeks a third term in the Nov. 5 election.

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Education can prevent negligent gun injuries and death

Sunday, October 27, 2013 23:31

Guns can't kill by themselves; they require people to use them, so operator education should be a priority.

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News in :90 — Oct. 16, 2013

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 11:25

This is News in :90 for Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013.

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News in :90 — Oct. 15, 2013

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 10:40

This is News in :90 for Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.

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