KUST releases 1st sampler CD

Luke Mathison and Shannon Kelly perform "Sheridan Boulevard" at Scooter's on Tuesday. The song is part of the 10-song "UST Sampler Vol. 1," which KUST, the student-run campus radio station, produced. (Zach Neubauer/TommieMedia)
Luke Mathison and Shannon Kelly perform “Sheridan Boulevard” at Scooter’s on Tuesday. The song is part of the 10-song “UST Sampler Vol. 1,” which KUST, the student-run campus radio station, produced. (Zach Neubauer/TommieMedia)

KUST, the St. Thomas student-run radio station, celebrated the release of its CD “UST Sampler Vol. 1” in front of a packed house at Scooter’s Tuesday night.

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Women’s tennis clinches 1st MIAC playoff championship

Bridget Noack anticipates a serve in her singles match Friday. St. Thomas and Carleton were locked in a 2-1 match after doubles, but St. Thomas won three singles matches that paved the way to the Tommies' 5-1 win on Friday. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)
Bridget Noack anticipates a serve in her singles match Friday. St. Thomas and Carleton were locked in a 2-1 match after doubles, but St. Thomas won three singles matches that paved the way to the Tommies’ 5-1 win on Friday. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas women’s tennis team rode strong doubles play to claim its first ever MIAC playoff championship Sunday afternoon with a 5-2 win against Gustavus, marking the Gusties’ first conference loss of the season.

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Art students’ work on display at St. Kate’s

Creativity was on display last weekend at St. Catherine’s as seniors in the studio art program displayed the fruits of their labor.

St. Thomas senior Elizabeth Dourgarian joined St. Kate’s seniors Molly Kruger and Kelly Lauren Miner to kick off the show with a reception Saturday. Each artist showcased work that had taken years to complete.

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St. Thomas makes list of most underrated colleges

Infographic by designer Kelly Olson
Infographic by designer Kelly Olson

St. Thomas tied for No. 41 out of the 50 most underrated colleges in America, according to a January ranking by Business Insider magazine.

The magazine’s designation of “underrated” colleges is based on rankings done by U.S. News and World Report and PayScale. The U.S. News rankings are based on undergraduate academic reputation, student retention, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate performance and alumni giving rate. That ranking is then compared to PayScale’s ranking, which is based on the average mid-career salary of the school’s graduates.

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Women’s hockey advances to MIAC championship

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. – Led by senior forward Tara Baago’s team-leading 15th goal of the season, the second-seeded St. Thomas women’s hockey team defeated the third-seeded Concordia-Moorhead Cobbers 3-2 Saturday afternoon at Saint Thomas Ice Arena to advance to the MIAC championship game.

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