Samuel Olukiran

No Life in Isolation

A gunshot wound left St. Thomas graduate student Sam Olukiran alone and helpless on a street in Ibadan, Nigeria. This is how he survived, found Minnesota and now tries to make every moment - and every person - matter.
Mollie Laidly

Studying Street Photography

During her freshman year, English major Mollie Laidly studied and presented on street photographer Vivian Maier.
Anna Nolan

‘A Great Ambassador’

Anna Kate Nolan – the only college student invited on Minnesota’s first trade mission to Mexico since 2000 – focused her work on educational cooperation.
Mashael Aljahdali

Humans of St. Thomas: Mashael Aljahdali

Carol Bruess is back with this year's first installment of the popular Humans of St. Thomas series. She chats with graduate student Mashael Aljahdali who loves her family and dreams of working at a university – and who is almost never not smiling.
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Senior Stride

Graduation provides these eight seniors with time to reflect on past accomplishments and look forward to what the future may hold.
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Nick and Bekka

How a hit-and-run forever changed the lives of two students (and everyone who knows them).
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The Scroll: Humans of St. Thomas and Talee Vang

Talee Vang is one remarkable woman – Thai refugee camp survivor, mother of three young children, granddaughter of a legendary Hmong general’s confidant and St. Thomas doctoral student in professional psychology. Carol Bruess and Meredith Heneghan caught up with her at a coffee shop for a Humans of St. Thomas interview for The Scroll.
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Equality, Inclusion and FemCom

The Feminist Community, a student-run group at St. Thomas, is striving to end sexual assault, teach acceptance and spread the idea of feminism.