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.
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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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
The Value of St. Lawrence Connections in the Professional World
St. Lawrence stands out in many ways—from its remarkable sense of campus community to the quality of its liberal arts education.
FYP & Friendships
When I found out about the First Year Program at St. Lawrence University, I was intrigued and so excited to see what it had in store for me.
My Magical Semester on the Disney College Program
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them” – Walt Disney
Are We Listening? My Semester as a Civic Dialogue Fellow
Whether we like it or not, politics has seeped into every aspect of our lives. But having political conversations with our family and friends has become an activity that no one wants to indulge in. Why is that? Why do we feel so powerless to have a conversation with someone we might disagree with?
Research and Relationships with Faculty
Amidst my final semester at St. Lawrence, not a day goes by that I don’t find myself wishing I had four more years at the place that has become my second home.
Connecting with Alumni During COVID-19
One of the most influential components of my decision to attend St. Lawrence University was the alumni network. I had heard endless compliments for SLU's events and programs that connect current students with alumni, parents, and professionals in any field.
What Does "Community" at St. Lawrence Really Feel Like?
When touring St. Lawrence, reading about St. Lawrence, or asking students about St. Lawrence, they will all talk about the community that the St. Lawrence campus has to offer. But what does that really mean? Why is the “community” at St.
Wildfires, Winding Roads, and Walmart Parking Lots: Leaning on Laurentians Across the Country
Last March, the longing for a semester cut short still loomed in bitterness when my plans to participate in the fall 2020 Kenya Semester Program were cancelled due to COVID-19. Suddenly, I had to decide what I wanted to do for my fall semester.
Adapting to the Cold: Clothes and Memories on Campus
As a St. Lawrence student, one of the staples of life on campus is a reliable wardrobe. With winter temperatures sometimes plunging below zero, one needs to have the right kind of clothes to keep them warm.