UST in the News for Nov. 14, 2012

“Alcoholic opens home in St. Paul to help others like him,” The Catholic Spirit, Nov. 6, 2012. “On a hot July night in 2009, a sleek Audi A8 is parked at a bar on St. Paul’s Grand Avenue. It’s well beyond last call, but the car will remain there until dawn.”

“Borromeo Weekend of prayer draws hundreds,” The Catholic Spirit, Nov. 7, 2012. “In honor of the feast day of St. Charles Borromeo, the patron saint of seminarians, more than 350 people, including seminarians, gathered Nov. 2 to 4 at the University of St. Thomas and joined in a 40-hour weekend of prayer.”

“Eden Prairie High seniors get a leg up on college admissions,” KARE, Nov. 7, 2012. “‘Congratulations!’  Kris Roach, Director of Admissions at The University of St. Thomas, shakes the hand of a perspective college recruit, and hands her a thick packet.”

“Summit Beer to Bring Big Business to MN,” KSTP, Nov. 9, 2012. “Right now Summit Beer is in the midst of a $6 million expansion, but times weren't always so good.”

“Residential Resurgence?” Commercial Investment Real Estate, Nov. 9, 2012. “A recovering housing market may lift all boats – including commercial real estate.”

“Local religious leaders take 'food stamp challenge,'” Minnesota Public Radio, Nov. 11, 2012. “Could you eat on a food stamp budget?”

“Minnesota slips in sending students to study abroad,” Star Tribune, Nov. 12, 2012. “Minnesota colleges are sending fewer students abroad as other states are sending more.”

“Black Thursday? Store employees protest working on Thanksgiving night,” KARE, Nov. 12, 2012. “'Tis the season to shop, and now even earlier this year. Black Friday actually begins on Thursday for stores like Wal-Mart, Toys R US, Sears and Target.”

“U.S. should honor states' new pot laws,” CNN, Nov. 13, 2012. “The residents of Colorado and Washington state have voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, and all hell is about to break loose – at least ideologically.”