One of the North Country’s most notable aspects are its breathtaking sunsets. Being on campus for the summer working as an Admissions Summer Intern afforded me the opportunity to take in the beauty of SLU’s campus and its surrounding areas more than I ever have before.
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Beyond a Textbook: My Summer Program in Israel
I was never much of a rule breaker, but violating international law might’ve had to be an exception. In front of me was a large, 10-foot-tall sign prohibiting the entrance into Area A fully controlled by the Palestinian Authority, in Arabic, Hebrew, and English.
The Top 10 "Instagram-able" Places at St. Lawrence
It’s no secret that St. Lawrence’s campus is beautiful. The St. Lawrence charm around every corner brings life and allure to our community. Every season brings a fresh new look, painting the campus in new colors and sights.
Becoming Vegetarian... Or Not
When I came to St. Lawrence, my diet changed quite a bit. I knew that I might have to give up my regular indulgence in traditional Jamaican dishes like Ackee and Saltfish, Curry Goat, and Jerk Pork. What I did not know, however, is that I would finally develop a liking for salads. Yes, salads.
Studying on Blue Mountains and in Blue Streams
At St. Lawrence, there are numerous opportunities to get outside - whether it be an afternoon walk down the Avenue of the Elms or a wilder adventure into the Adirondacks. However, time to do so can only occur if you take care of all your academics first.
Transitioning to College Through the FYP
It wasn’t the professors, or even the course I was taking, that made my First-Year Program (FYP) experience so memorable. The group of unfamiliar people that I would soon come to associate with laughter, comfort and never-ending conversation enriched my first year at St.
Singing With the Saints
It’s always an amazing moment when your friends and family gather together to celebrate what you love. Now, normally this kind of sentimentality is reserved for weddings and funerals, but here at St.
100 Nights Left of College
Every year at St. Lawrence, there is a ceremony called “100th Night Before Commencement” for the graduating class to come together and reminisce on the past four years we have shared at this magical place.
A Recommendation From a Fellow Laurentian: Visit Career Services, Early and Often!
As an English major, I’ve quickly realized that my professional path after college is not nearly as linear or pre-determined as that of a future doctor or lawyer.
Nine Tips for Surviving Lab
No matter the major, every SLU student must take a class with a lab component at least once before they graduate. People who major in the sciences will take a lot more than one. In fact, many science majors find themselves taking at least one and often two labs every semester.
Your Alumni Executive Council
The Princeton Review recently recognized the outstanding work of the St. Lawrence University alumni by honoring them with a No. 3 ranking in the category of Best Alumni Network – an annual list of institutions in the nation with strong alumni networks.
What to do at Winterlude from an Ottawa Native
Every year for the past 40 years, the beautiful city of Ottawa has hosted Winterlude, an enormous winter festival held in February, this year from the 2nd-19th.