The St. Lawrence Blog

Who is St. Lawrence University? We are a group of people with countless adventures and even more stories. The St. Lawrence Blog gives our students, faculty and staff the chance to tell their tales, in their own words and in their own way. Sharing these anecdotes in one place gives our community the chance to show how creative, daring and passionate we are about what we do. Alone, these stories are powerful; together they define St. Lawrence.

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Two weeks before I arrived as a first-year at St. Lawrence, I received an unexpected phone call asking if I would like to participate in a Pre-orientation Trip. read more
Emily Baldwin - 2016May 18th, 2016
I often refer to St. Lawrence as a little world. Like many others, I am always pleased to find a fellow Laurentian in a seemingly obscure area. read more
Mckenzie Goodwin - 2016May 16th, 2016
Growing up, we would be itching for the last school bell to ring, signaling that summer had finally begun! As we rushed to pack our bags and head to the buses, I always remember asking my friends what they were going to spend those couple of months doing. read more
Jake St. Pierre - 2016May 10th, 2016
Graduation is officially a couple weeks away. I’m closer and closer to leaving the university that provided me with security and warmth. The university that has raised me for the past four years and helped me mature into the man I am today. I’m not terrified. I’m not nervous. read more
Satchel Toole - 2018May 6th, 2016
Before coming to St. Lawrence I had little idea of what the SLU was like. I visited once during my sophomore year of high school, and did not return until the first day of Orientation. read more
Tanveer Kalo - 2018May 5th, 2016
I grew up watching and reading the superheroes of Marvel Entertainment. From Captain America, Doctor Strange to Iron Man, all of them were more than works of fiction to me. They were the friends I grew up with and what I wanted to be. read more
Arianne Boisvert - 2018May 2nd, 2016
I am an international student at St. Lawrence University even though I live closer than almost all the Americans who attend this school. read more
Emma Cummings-Krueger - 2016April 29th, 2016
With our long walks across the graduation stage fast approaching, there’s a growing sense of urgency among my class of 2016. We’re all wondering: where will we leave our mark on St. Lawrence? How will we be remembered? What is our legacy? read more
Thomas Allerton - 2019April 28th, 2016
Sherlock Holmes stories, dinner conversation about adopting a dog, and singing “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.”  When I think back about my First-Year Program (FYP) last semester, these are images that immediately come to mind.  Now that I have almost completed my second semester at St. read more
Maggie Collins - 2016April 26th, 2016
I can still remember sitting in my Spanish class the spring of my sophomore year, unable to focus because I was so excited to submit my application to spend a semester abroad in Spain. read more