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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Male students eating chili.
Andrés M. Balboa Livis, Class of 2014

St. Lawrence is an institution where traditions are very much still alive in our day-to-day lives, so we obviously had to do something for Movember: men’s health awareness month! The result: “The Mustachio Bashio” (a.k.a. The Mustache Ride).

Man and woman swing dance.
Hannah Parker, Class of 2015

During my first semester here at St. Lawrence, I was completely overwhelmed when I visited the Student Club and Organization Fair. There were so many clubs and organizations that had tables set up with club members all eager to talk about why their club was the best.

Two students whitewater rafting separately.
Beau Gaughran, Class of 2015

I first heard of St. Lawrence when I was 14 years old, on a three-week whitewater trip on the Rapid River located on the New Hampshire-Maine border.

Students stand on the steps of an opera house.
Garth Curtis, Class of 2014

Last semester, I studied abroad in Vienna, Austria as part of a St. Lawrence Program. While I was excited to experience another culture, taste different types of food and travel, I was anxious about the language barrier.

A room with a Diwali banner hanging up.
Dolma Lama, Class of 2014

Growing up in Nepal, I have wonderful memories of celebrating Diwali with lots of colourful lights (almost like Christmas), good food, singing and dancing.

Four students happily stand at a busy intersection in Hartford, Conn.
Elena Ruiz, Class of 2014

What is there to do at St. Lawrence? We have a student organization that helps bring numerous activities to campus each year.

Female student holds a hand made of popcorn.
Sophia Allocco , Class of 2014

St. Lawrence's Greek organizations all come together this time of year to help children from the local community celebrate Halloween with plenty of treats.

Students underwater learning how to Scuba dive.

Our athletic facilities are for much more than student-athletes, working out and lunch at Time Out Cafe! Here are 10 ways to get everything out of them.

Aileen O’Donoghue, Priest Associate Professor of Physics

If you have been thinking it’s awfully dark in the morning, you are correct.  Due to the wisdom of the United States Congress, we won’t switch back to Standard Time until Sunday morning (11/3) at 2 a.m.

Sam Marvin, Class of 2014

As a Vermonter I grew up in the woods and around people who fished and hunted, but it wasn't until I got to St. Lawrence that I got into fishing.

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