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Opus Prize: It’s Always About Love

Sister Valeriana Garcia-Martin's Home of Light and Life cares for more than 1,000 Colombian children, many with sever physical and mental disabilities
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Opus Prize: Carry Each Other

Father Hans Stapel has more than 60 Farms of Hope chemical dependency centers that help addicts care for themselves, and then each other
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Not Your Dad’s Diversity Anymore

Susan Alexander is grateful for what "diversity" means these days, and as St. Thomas' affirmative action officer for the past three years, she believes the university's policies and practices "stack up pretty well" compared with other schools. She explains how today in The Scroll.
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Graced by Friendship . . . and Fishing

Dave Nimmer already has the best Christmas gift possible, and he owes it to a beautiful friendship he developed with a fishing buddy. Read about what they shared in The Scroll today.
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46 Years of Service . . . in one Year!

Editor's note: Meghan Eliason, director of the Center for Intercultural Learning and Community Engagement at St. Thomas, contributed this guest column to The Scroll. “God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds...
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Glenn Caruso: National Coach of the Year?

St. Thomas senior Ryan Starks is a loyal member of "Caruso's Crew," and he believes football Coach Glenn Caruso deserves to be named National Coach of the Year. Starks explains today in The Scroll how you can vote for Caruso.
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Now We’re in for it

Thanksgiving is over and that means "classroom crunch time" is under way, according to St. Thomas senior Brady Narloch. He shares a few tips today in The Scroll on how he will survive the final three weeks of the semester.
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A Thanksgiving Story

When Dave Nimmer thinks of Thanksgiving, he remembers an unemployed house painter whom he met and wrote about more than 20 years ago. He recalls the experience today in The Scroll.
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They Came to Sing!

The St. Thomas Chamber Singers wowed Father John Malone, vice president for mission, last weekend when they sang at the Minnesota Collegiate Choral Festival. Read his critique of their performance today in The Scroll.
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Dogs Laugh, too

Bailey, a year-old red lab, recently taught Darcy Haubrick a valuable lesson about how to deal with stress. She writes about it today in The Scroll.
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Seeing the Face of the Lord

A friend of Dave Nimmer asked him if he could see the Lord in the faces of those portrayed in videos shown at the Opus Prize event Wednesday night at Orchestra Hall. He could, he writes today in The Scroll.
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Want to Hear Amazing Stories?

St. Thomas senior Brady Narloch had the good fortune of meeting an Opus Prize honoree last May in Colombia, and he has some advice for you: Make sure you are sitting in Orchestra Hall on Wednesday evening to witness three extraordinary people, all finalists for the $1 million Opus Prize, tell their stories
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Making an Awesome Impression

Four St. Thomas students recently had a chance encounter with a St. Cloud woman, and she was so touched by what she saw that she wrote an e-mail message to the university. Father Dennis Dease shares the message today in The Scroll.