UST in the News

UST in the news

Here's a roundup of recent stories of interest that mention St. Thomas.

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  • “Myth nightclub opening in the 'perfect location' – in the suburbs,” Star Tribune, Aug. 14, 2005. Its owner is Mike Ogren, a University of St. Thomas graduate who also owns the Stadium sports bar in White Bear Lake and Whiskey Rack in North St. Paul.
  • “Sports briefs,” Star Tribune, Aug. 14, 2005. “Strikeout record set: Former University of St. Thomas pitcher Brian Whinnerystruck out a state amateur baseball tournament record 22 hitters while pitching Air Freight Unlimited to a 1-0 victory over Stockman's Irish in the first round of the Class A state tournament at Parade Stadium on Friday.”
  • “New condos on the block,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aug. 14, 2005. “The typical high-rise buyer is attracted by what downtown offered before the condos were built, said George Karvel, a real estate professor at the University of St. Thomas.”
  • “A team of their own,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aug. 15, 2005. “But pitching? That's another story. Taking the mound is Chris Olean, 28, who was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 1999. After two years itching to move up from a rookie and then a Class A league, he returned home to become a pitching coach for his alma mater, the University of St. Thomas. Olean, to Caneff's delight, goes on to pitch a shut-out game, giving up only four hits, and the Mudhens – not the Hawks – advanced to meet the Redwing Aces last Friday. … Olean, of Inver Grove Heights, played for Milwaukee Brewers farm teams, then returned to the Twin Cities to coach at the University of St. Thomas.”
  • “Lourey, Rowley to join vigil at Bush ranch,” Star Tribune, Aug. 17, 2005. “Rowley, who is running against Republican U.S. Rep. John Kline in the suburban Third District south of the Twin Cities, has a daughter in the Navy ROTC program at the University of St. Thomas.”
  • "Local couple honored with national Catholic education award," The Catholic Spirit, Aug. 18, 2005. St. Thomas trustee and benefactor Gerald Rauenhorst and his wife, Henrietta, will receive the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Award, the highest honor given by the Washington, D.C.-based National Catholic Educational Association, on Oct. 3.