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Please Remember in Your Prayers Martin Olav Sabo

Please remember in your prayers Martin Olav Sabo, a former state legislator and congressman who helped to obtain $15.5 million in federal funds for the Frey Science and Engineering Center at St. Thomas. Sabo died Sunday.
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Hockey Team Apologizes for Offensive Social Media Posts

The St. Thomas men’s hockey team has apologized for using a sombrero to celebrate good performances and for posting Instagram photos of players wearing a sombrero, saying there was no intention to demean any individuals or their heritage.
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President Sullivan Embraces Coalition Goals of Providing an Equitable and Inclusive Education

President Julie Sullivan, in response to a letter from the St. Thomas Anti-Racism Coalition, asks the university community needs to work together closely to achieve its vision of providing an equitable and inclusive education. "We need to make fundamental changes that will endure long beyond our years at St. Thomas," she writes, and such changes will require awareness, intention and a commitment to embrace our convictions and our strategic priorities.
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Anti-Racism Coalition Calls For Dialogue, Collaboration and Projects to Make St. Thomas More Inclusive and Racially Just

Faculty and staff members of the St. Thomas Anti-Racism Coalition have sent a letter to President Julie Sullivan and the Newsroom asking for further dialogue, collaboration and projects that will be positive forces in St. Thomas becoming a more inclusive and racially just university. “Let us be the bridges to bring our community together to realize our collective capacity to advance the common good,” the letter states.
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Author to Address Islamophobia in March 2 Lecture

Todd Green, author of The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West (Fortress Press, 2015), will be interviewed about his book Wednesday, March 2, at 7 p.m. in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall in the Anderson Student Center.
Sophomore Dan Vlourde removes a Christmas sign in order to put up a new branding sign on a lamp post outside John Roach Center for the Liberal Arts January 29, 2016.

A Terrific Tommie Tuesday at St. Thomas 

President Sullivan urges members of the St. Thomas community to attend a special event on Tuesday, Feb. 2, to celebrate and launch a new brand identity for the university.