The directive by the St. Thomas Board of Trustees last fall to cut in half undergraduate tuition increases presented the university community with what Father Dennis Dease calls "the most formidable budget challenge" in his 19 years as president. He writes about the process today in The Scroll, and how he's convinced the changes will lead to a stronger St. Thomas.
A little down because of our cold and snowy winter? Never fear, Dave Nimmer counsels today in The Scroll. Winter is just about over, to be replaced by a glorious spring full of tulips and tomatoes and Frisbees and just being lazy in the great outdoors.
Darcy Haubrick is really tired of winter. So tired that she is thinking of looking for her first post-graduate job in a much warmer climate. But then, she writes today in The Scroll, she remembers everything she would miss about Minnesota winters.
Dave Nimmer is fed up with the money that dominates big-time football, especially Division I athletics and the NFL. And that, he writes today in The Scroll, is why he has even greater appreciation for the emphasis on student athletes at Division III schools such as St. Thomas.
Susan Alexander misses Charlie Keffer, who held myriad responsibilities as provost of St. Thomas, including one of "last resort in a pinch." Want to know why Susan misses Charlie? It has something to do with "diseconomies of scale," but for more, you really need to read The Scroll today.
Somehow, during January Term, I lucked out and had one of the smartest and most engaging bunch of students in my Family Communication course. They worked hard, keeping up with the grueling “every day is a wee...
Brady Narloch is back from traveling in Europe this month, and he reports today in The Scroll that all those stories he heard over the years about the virtues of international travel and study were right on the mark.
Dave Nimmer likes to listen to St. Thomas baseball coach Dennis Denning talk about how the most important thing in college sports is "the path" and all of the friendships accumulated while on it. Nimmer reflects today in The Scroll on why Denning, who will retire Feb. 1, will be missed so much.
Writing application essays that are often inspiring and emotional has become a necessary passage for college-bound students
Is “information overload” taking its toll on you? Susan Alexander writes today in The Scroll about the issue and asks: “As individuals, how can we keep informed without being swamped by too much information?”
Barrage of hitting secures MIAC championship for Tommies
Tommies' pre-game preparation is worth the early arrival
Tommies ride Schuld's pitching performance to victory in MIAC playoff game two
Explosive Matt Olson is anxious for the playoffs ? and he?s ready to run
Tom Wippler parlays homeruns and defense to spark Tommies as NCAA regional play opens in Wisconsin
Tommies fall in NCAA playoff game two
Tommies stay alive in NCAA regional playoffs
Tommies end season 35-9
Another championship year full of memories renews one's faith in the game
For Tim Flynn '79, 'It's very simple. It's all about trust.'
When Jake Mauer's playing career was cut short by injury, he found his own way to stay in the game
Tommies run record to 12-1 with second win over Eagles
Tommies, Oles will have title, playoffs at stake on Saturday
Dennis Denning?s love for baseball will be celebrated Saturday at St. Thomas
Championships come and go, but Tommie baseball endures