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
Cranial Exposure: A Bald Man Survives Canton Winters
At age 17, I looked down for a split second during a family photograph and the top of my head was captured, for the first time revealing to me a faint ring that would eventually lead to my presently clean, shining, shaven, bald head.
St. Lawrence's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2019
Laurentians love stories. In 2019, we shared nearly 90 of them here on the St. Lawrence Blog.
SLU Food Hacks for the Soul
If you're like me, you sit in class and your mind often wanders to planning what you're going to eat for lunch.
No Booze, No Problem
No booze? No problems--and an experience that is guaranteed to be memorable, or at the very least, one you can remember. Often times on college campuses, it may seem like everyone drinks, when in actuality many people don’t.
Why Herring-Cole is Underrated
Herring-Cole is a staple of St. Lawrence University’s history. Built in 1869, it is the University’s second oldest building and the first library on campus. In 1974, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Pub Cookies, Parkas, and Java-Oh My! What Makes SLU Special
When I started baking, I followed the recipe cards precisely – right down to the very last pinch of salt – until I found what made them special. I’ve had the same kind of discovery throughout my four years here at St. Lawrence.
Importance of Visiting Campus
I toured 10 schools before I knew which one was the best fit for me. St. Lawrence was my last tour when it would’ve just been easier if it were my first.
What It Means to Be a Laurentian
Yes, we go to school in the middle of nowhere. Yes, it can be extremely cold at times. No, you won’t find any other school like it!
The Moment I Realized My FYP Became My Best Friends
Imagine walking into the tent of your high school graduation. When I was taking those steps, I had an enormous amount of excitement for completing a goal that I had worked hard for with some of the best friends that I have ever made.