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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.
For the past few days, my hurried response when any of my friends asked how I was as I rushed past was, "I'mgood&exhaustedit'sshowcaseweekgottagobye!"
There are a lot of things I love about St. Lawrence. I could write about so many different aspects of this school that have made SLU a second home for me over the past three years, but one thing that stands out is my love of eating food on this campus (because I love eating food in general).
Since the very first day I stepped foot on the St. Lawrence campus, the question I have heard the most has been, “What are you doing all the way up here?”
I finally made it.
I find it my duty as a "local" to share with my peers some of the “NoCo” treasures you may have overlooked or have yet to discover!
The student body at St. Lawrence University is unique in the sense that so many of us enjoy volunteering our time to give back to the local community.
Here are three of my favorite things about college dining at St. Lawrence.
Ashley Richardson ’15 had to meet me. That’s what Lissa Scull Short ’83 told her. Ashley, a junior for Hempstead, has an interest in journalism and I lead the digital team in the newsroom of lohud.com and The Journal News in White Plains.
The men’s crew team is notoriously known for waking up before the sunrise, training year-round for a race that lasts six to seven minutes and is 2,000 meters long, and surviving the arctic caresses of the St. Lawrence River and the cold north wind. Despite these extreme tendencies, this is one of the most accepting and wonderful groups I’ve associated myself with.
The following are the top 10 reasons that I love St. Lawrence, and many are reasons that you would, too. They're in no particular order, and I hope if you're making your college decision right now, these help!Campus