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Donate Toys and Clothes at OSLCE’s New Aquinas Hall Location

OSLCE is asking students, staff, faculty and friends for items including unwrapped toys, warm women’s and children’s clothing, glass food containers for leftovers and lunch holders, as well as wool and everyday socks. Donations will benefit Sarah’s . . . an Oasis for Women and People Serving People.
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RSVP for President’s Christmas Celebration

Celebrate the season in style at this year’s President’s Christmas Celebration for faculty and staff members. Remember to return the reply card that you received with your mailed invitation.
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How Will the Pure in Heart See God?

Christian theologians have baptized Platonic intellectual intuition by applying it to the biblical texts that describe an encounter with God as a kind of seeing. Thomas Aquinas summed up this tradition when he wrote: “the highest and perfect happiness of intellectual nature consists in the vision of God.”
The Bear

The Scroll: Remembering Thanksgiving With The Bear

One of Dave Nimmer’s favorite Thanksgiving memories involves a holiday meal and friendship with The Bear, a newspaper buddy who had his share of health problems in his later years. Nimmer writes today in The Scroll how he came away from their time together with a greater understanding of how to be thankful for what you have in life.
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Police Arrest Suspect in Hit-and-Run Accident

A 40-year-old St. Paul woman has been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run traffic accident that critically injured two St. Thomas students earlier this week, St. Paul police announced Friday.
Father Dennis Dease

St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Honors Dease

Father Dennis Dease, president emeritus of St. Thomas, has received the “Legacy of Leadership” award from the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. The award is the chamber’s highest honor.
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Students: Resources Available to Help Ease Stress

Plan Ahead for a happy Turkey Day break, and get information from Counseling and Psychological Services and the Wellness Center on alleviating anxiety, enhancing study skills, and preparing for and taking finals.