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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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Remember the saying, "Don’t judge a book by its cover"? This is exactly what I ask of people when they come to visit me in Canton, New York.
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I took a deep breath and looked left, then right. This was a sight I hadn’t seen since December 2016. On one side, campus. The back of the library, the chapel steeple, the gray cobblestone entrance to Sykes, and the flagpole just outside it.
The end of each semester always brings with it several things: impending finals, cold weather and snow for fall semester, the promise of sun and warmth for spring semester, and countdowns until our well-deserved break. For me, semesters’ end also bring dress rehearsals and concerts for the St.
Whenever someone asks me about my time at St. Lawrence, I say without hesitation that I absolutely love it. But what about St. Lawrence makes me love it so much?
At the beginning of my freshman year I went to our annual Club and Organization Fair, where all of our clubs and organizations set up tables and students can walk around, talk to different groups and sign up for any they think they might have an interest in!
OH WHEN THE SAINTS…. OH WHEN THE SAINTS…. OH WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN…
My final year has arrived and I find myself looking back at all the things I did and did not do in my previous three years as a SLUzer. I have a looming six months left on campus and a million and one things I have yet to do.
High school students are always asking what makes St. Lawrence stand out from other schools. In order to best answer this, I decided to interview my friend, Claire Longcope. Claire transferred to St. Lawrence this year from a small liberal arts college in Ohio and can see the uniqueness of St.
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SLU Homecoming, held in late October, offered a wide variety of events to choose including a campus-wide block party, three home athletic events, Phantom in the Park, and Shawna’s Walk for Wishes.
Each year at St. Lawrence, I have learned about places and things that have made my college experience unique. But there are also things that I found out about a little late - things that I wish I could have taken advantage of since my first semester on campus.
During my college search, I knew that I wanted to go to a school close to rivers, lakes, forests and mountains. Part of this was because I’m a conservation biology major and love getting outside during lab to study the ecosystems surrounding campus.