Never before in the long-spanning history of the Java Barn has a show had to be canceled due to a pandemic. Canceling a Java show was once a rare occasion; reserved for a band blowing a tire on the drive up, or a DJ not coming prepared with their equipment.
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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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St. Lawrence has no shortage of crazy creative, passionate, and environmentally-conscious students, and any student can get involved by joining one of these student-run environmental organizations: 1. Environmental Conservation Committee
Goodbye for Now, St. Lawrence
I have been dreading this day. The day when I have to say goodbye to St. Lawrence, my home away from home for the last four years. The place that has shaped me, and the place that is home to so many people and memories I hold close to my heart.
How Living in a Theme House Brought Me Closer to the Canton Community
By the time I was a junior at St Lawrence, I thought I knew everything there is to know about Canton and met most of the people I was going to meet at SLU. But after moving into the Greenhouse my junior fall, I learned there were so many more places and people that make Canton, and St.
A Moment, A Movement
The first time the Black Laurentian Initiative (BLI) convened, it was a Friday morning. I remember it all—the heat, the passion, the zest. Our frantic attempt to discuss the heaviness we all felt in a 40-minute Zoom call seemed impossible.
Experiential Learning Applied to SLU Skiing Culture During COVID-19
The outdoors has been a major part of my St. Lawrence experience in the three years that I have been in Canton. Whether you are a first-year student, a member of the Outing Club, an athlete, an artist or musician, or a member of Greek Life, you manage to find your way outside.
SYE: The Bog Chronicles
There’s no shortage of opportunities that I have had the privilege to experience in my four years here in the North Country. From my “intermediate canoeing” pre-orientation trip to the many journeys to Lampson Falls, I have had countless outdoor adventures.
Opportunities and Adventure
One of the most common questions asked when I tell people I go to St. Lawrence University is regarding the location. I'm often asked, "Isn’t it in the middle of nowhere?" While the location of St. Lawrence may seem like the middle of nowhere for some, it is in the middle of everything for me.
Lunar New Year Spirit: Community and Celebration
When my friends at St. Lawrence University asked me to explain Lunar New Year to them, I asked them to think of having Christmas combined with Thanksgiving – a long and the most special event of the year! In Vietnamese culture, we value the importance of staying connected with our extended family.
Five Steps to Securing Standout Letters of Recommendation for Your College Apps
If you’re a high school senior planning to attend college next fall, you’re probably spending some time checking everything you need to apply off your list.
DIII Sports with a DI Heart
Division III athletics give you the opportunity to balance school, social life, and sports on the campus. No, St. Lawrence doesn’t have a 50,000-person stadium that is always packed, but we undoubtedly have the spirit of a Division I school.