UST in the News for Sept. 27, 2012

“Brought to you by the letter Y: Leslie Adrienne Miller’s new poems,”, Sept. 13, 2012. “Poetry is not a viable career path. And Leslie Adrienne Miller is OK with that.”

“Business Matters: Plymouth company sees business growth with exports,” Northwest Community Television, Sept. 24, 2012. “At Plymouth-based Banner Engineering, the company's manufacturing plant operates around the clock producing sensors, LED lighting components, and other safety systems used by a variety of industries in a growing number of countries.”

“Business forum: Fed's bet on housing cause for alarm,” Star Tribune, Sept. 23, 2012. “The Fed is no panacea, but it is the only agent capable of tackling the economy.”

“Beyond Bounds: Kaiti Wachter Is The Best Story You’ll Read All Week,” WCCO, Sept. 13, 2012. “Take a moment and learn about Kaiti Wachter, her mother, and even her grandmother. You won’t be disappointed you did.”

“St. Thomas vs. St. John's: That time already,” Star Tribune, Sept. 14, 2012. “The annual grudge match between football rivals comes in the conference opener this year.”

“Renewed St. John's-St.Thomas football rivalry means revenue for businesses,” St. Cloud Times, Sept. 15, 2012. “For St. John’s University and the University of St. Thomas, the annual football match-up yields big crowds, big talk and a lot of fun for fans of both teams.”

“Beloved University of St. Thomas Monsignor James Lavin priest dies,” KARE 11, Sept. 18, 2012. “A beloved priest known for making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for students at the University of St. Thomas has died.”

“Obituary: St. Thomas loses Rev. James Lavin, mentor and booster,” Star Tribune, Sept. 18, 2012. “The Rev. James Lavin nurtured generations of students with peanut butter and prayer.”

“University of St. Thomas: Msgr. James Lavin, icon for 75 years, dies,” Pioneer Press, Sept. 18, 2012. “Known for handing out peanut butter and jelly sandwiches called "Lavin Burgers" to residence hall students, longtime University of St. Thomas icon Monsignor James Lavin died Monday morning at the Little Sisters of the Poor residence in St. Paul. He was 93.”

“St. Paul considers apartment-height moratorium,” Pioneer Press, Sept. 19, 2012. “Efforts to limit five-story "private dorms" near the University of St. Thomas are intensifying.”

“Romney's 47% made up of seniors, students, military members,” KMSP, Sept. 19, 2012. “Mitt Romney's campaign tried to hit the restart button on Monday, but by Tuesday, they were already sidetracked by secret video of some ‘off the cuff’ comments the candidate made before a group of wealthy donors.”

“High Tuition, Weak Job Market Keeping Law School Enrollment Down,” KSTP, Sept. 19, 2012. “Jennah Bordson is in her second year of law school at St. Thomas University. She says, ever since high school she's always had a thing for the law.”

“Msgr. Lavin – AKA ‘Scooter’ – lives in the hearts of St. Thomas alums,” The Catholic Spirit, Sept. 19, 2012. “When The Catholic Spirit put out a call for anecdotes about the late Father James M. ‘Scooter’ Lavin, graduates of St. Thomas recalled fondly the priest who was a fixture in the Ireland Hall dormitory, on the St. Paul campus and across the Twin Cities.”

“St. Paul: Residents, developer at odds over Grand Avenue tall-building moratorium,” Pioneer Press, Sept. 19, 2012. “Building student apartment buildings along Grand Avenue will either create nuisance party houses or keep students from moving into homes on nearby residential streets, a relief to homeowners.”

“Minnesotans Wait in Line for iPhone 5, Experience,” KSTP, Sept. 21, 2012. “The highly anticipated iPhone 5 is already available in countries around the world.”

“OSLER: Cutting off cash flow the way to end drug trafficking,” The Washington Times, Sept. 20, 2012. “As any businessman knows, a foolproof way to make a business fail is to restrict cash flow and credit.”

“Ruben Rosario: A much-deserved honor for Minnesota's sisters,” Pioneer Press, Sept. 21, 2012. “I learned a good lesson early on: Don't mess with the nuns.”

“Grand Avenue: St. Paul Council OKs moratorium on 5-story apartment buildings,” Pioneer Press, Sept. 26, 2012. “It's official: No apartment buildings more than four stories high will be built on the west side of Grand Avenue near the University of St. Thomas for up to a year, with one exception.”