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Argentine Jorge Bergoglio Elected Pope Francis

Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday and chose the name Francis, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.

03/13/2013

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St. Thomas Law Prof: Conclave ‘A Delightful, Quirky Tradition’

Cardinals have filed into the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to elect the next pope amid deep divisions and uncertainty over who will lead the 1.2 billion-strong Catholic Church.

03/12/2013

Mike Keating, a standout Tommie basketball player and 2007 graduate, now brings his expertise to the program as an assistant coach. (credit: University Of St. Thomas/Mike Ekern)

Beyond Bounds: Asst. UST Coach Mike Keating Thriving Back In Purple

If St. Thomas basketball’s assistant coach Mike Keating were to snag a nasty little paper cut while dishing out scouting reports, I’m certain his blood would not be a maroon hue.

03/08/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2013 In Minnesota

March is Women’s History Month. Local institutions offer ways to learn and reflect on the role of women throughout history or to actively change the norms of society. Here are a few of the best ways to celebrate the role of women in Minnesota.

03/04/2013

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Minnesotans React, Project The Future As Pope Bids Adieu

It was an emotional and historic day for Pope Benedict XVI as people all over the world watched as he left the Vatican for retirement.

02/28/2013

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AHA Student With CP Lives Basketball Dreams

Nick Anderson grew up wanting to be a basketball player. Friday night, he was just that. The senior at Richfield’s Academy of Holy Angels (AHA) loves the game. But the real story is what he had to overcome to get on the court.

02/25/2013

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University Of St. Thomas Professor Contemplates Next Pope

Professor Charles J. Reid at St. Thomas University, expert on Canon Law, says there are about five men who are in the running for the next Pope.

02/24/2013

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St. Thomas Names Julie Sullivan New President

The University of St. Thomas made it official Thursday, naming Julie Sullivan the new president of the St. Paul institution.

02/14/2013

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Good Question: Why Not A Pope From The U.S.?

There are more Roman Catholics in the Americas than in any other part of the world. There are about 74 million Catholics in the United States, the fourth largest Catholic population in the world.

02/11/2013

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Twin Cities Catholics React To Pope’s Resignation

Students at the University of St Thomas have a lot of questions about the resignation of Pope Benedict.

02/11/2013

Tommy Hannon (left) and John Nance lead the No. 1-ranked Tommies and the two St. Paul natives have been inseparable since fifth-grade little league baseball. (credit: Mike Ekern/University of St. Thomas)

Beyond Bounds: Best Friends Tommy Hannon & John Nance Go 1-On-1

The best friend dynamic between St. Thomas’ John Nance and Tommy Hannon is so genuine, so goofy, and so … simply entertaining that I found myself momentarily forgetting to interview two of the cornerstones for […]

02/07/2013

The business major and French minor has a 3.5 GPA and runs his own summer basketball camp for nearly 100 athletes. (credit: Mike Ekern/University of St. Thomas)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Will DeBerg

St. Thomas senior Will DeBerg has a specific memory he recounts with detail and ecstatic ease — one he wants to repeat.

02/02/2013

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Good Question: Why Is It So Hard To Change Our Minds?

When President Barack Obama announced his plans for gun control, it wasn’t a surprise to see people immediately revert to the same positions they held before the announcement.

01/16/2013

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Good Question: When Can The President Make Law Without Congress?

We learned in grade school that Congress makes the laws. But President Barack Obama has hinted that he is willing to go around lawmakers in order to change the gun laws after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.

01/15/2013

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UST Students, Santa Team Up To Give Hats To Kids With Cancer

A chance encounter with University of St. Thomas students and a custodian who plays Santa on the side has brought a smile to a lot of children who are dealing with cancer.

12/17/2012

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