List of Lists: A Love Story

We love lists, but why? As the Newsroom kicks off its List of Lists series we examine what it is about those handy, bite-sized information organizers we enjoy so much.
Members of several different female religious order study in the O'Shaughnessy Library at the College of St. Thomas, 1960.

The First Coeds

The gender barrier on campus was broken long before the class of 1981.
Wiffle Ball World Series

Tommie Traditions: World Series of Wiffle Ball

The Saint John Vianney's annual Wiffle Ball World Series is a marquee event on the "God Quad" of St. Thomas' north campus, complete with national anthem, root beer floats and a championship trophy.
Dottie Piper

Please Remember Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Piper In Your Prayers

Beloved former Dining Services employee Dorothy "Dottie" Piper died Wednesday at 94 years old. She worked at St. Thomas from 1998-2014 as a card swiper outside the Café in Murray-Herrick Campus Center and The View in Anderson Student Center.
Cubanos

How It Works: Cubanos At The View

Following the life of a Cubano sandwich from conception to a diner's mouth helps give a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to deliver delicious food every day at The View, St. Thomas' main dining hall.

Making The Play

A partnership with Wonderlust Productions helped bring an element of drama – and deeper thinking – to classes all over St. Thomas' College of Arts and Sciences.
Living Learning Communities

Living and Learning as One

A new program offers students an opportunity to live and learn in small communities, creating a depth of experience that reaches beyond the classroom.
Xiaowen Guan

Humans of St. Thomas: Xiaowen Guan

Communication and journalism professor Xiaowen Guan's whole life is a blend of cultures, from her Chinese roots, to her research, to her Irish husband, to her Star Wars-approved son's name.
Samuel Olukiran

No Life in Isolation

A gunshot wound left St. Thomas graduate student Sam Olukiran alone and helpless on a street in Ibadan, Nigeria. This is how he survived, found Minnesota and now tries to make every moment - and every person - matter.