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
Pce 'n Luv: Learning to Live in the L.I.G.H.T
Moving into college for the first time is an exciting and terrifying task; entering a foreign place filled with fresh faces and new responsibilities.
As a student at St. Lawrence, there are infinite opportunities to explore the North Country during our time outside of the classroom.
Memories of Tradition and Community in Lake Placid
I peered around the bustling town in curiosity. It was my first time in Lake Placid; the town was chock-full of visitors and chalk-covered climbers.
Running a Club on Campus
During my four years of high school, I was always super involved on and off campus. However, I played three sports year-round, so it was sometimes difficult to designate time for after-school extracurriculars. Upon my arrival at St.
Making Friends Across the Pond
After visiting St. Lawrence University and being impressed by the study abroad office and programs, my desire to study abroad strengthened and it became a key reason I decided to attend SLU.
"Why Haven't You Gotten a Campus Job Yet?"
“Hey Chris, when are you getting a job?” First semester, first year of college I was adjusting as every first-year student does. My mom had worked during her college years as a front desk attendant at the gym, and she pressured me almost every day of my first semester to search for a position.
St. Lawrence: A Door-Holding Community
I often get asked why I chose to go to St. Lawrence. Why I chose a school in the middle of nowhere, with freezing temperatures, and a town barely big enough to see on a map.
How To Be Successful in the Classroom
It can be really daunting coming into college for your first semester. There are a ton of new faces, a new environment, and a lot of change. With all of this going on, it is very easy to get caught up in the fun and put school work on the back burner. However, by following these simp
Teaching, Learning, and Supporting: My Role as a Biology TA
As a first-year, I thought my Biology Teaching Assistant (TA) had all the answers. He was a junior who had already completed all the horrifying science classes and just seemed like he had it all figured out. Flash forward two years and now I am in this same position.
A Laurentian Summer in Washington
As the granddaughter, daughter, niece, cousin, and sister of St. Lawrence alumni, SLU has always been in my blood. Every few years, a new pair of St. Lawrence University socks appeared in my stocking or I would inherit an old Saints sweatshirt.