Before pulling up to 23 Romoda Drive, every person had a certain reason for choosing St. Lawrence as their new home. Perhaps you chose St.
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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
10 Best Ways to Spend Your Quarantine
While we are amidst unthinkable times during a global pandemic, many Laurentians have taken solace in the old saying, “When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade." This figure of speech is one you can trace back all the way to your earliest memories as a child.
I Had Never Even Considered The Benefits of Small Class Sizes
When I was researching possible universities to attend, one thing I failed to consider was how beneficial a small class size could be.
The Zen Garden: The Fruit of a Class Vision
It’s not hard to find a peaceful spot on the St. Lawrence campus. I’ve spent countless afternoons beneath autumn-tinged trees, or reclined in an Adirondack chair on the quad, spending quiet moments to let the North County beauty sink in.
SLU-Connect-San Francisco: Making Connections on the West Coast
Have you ever wondered what our SLU alumni are up to over on the West Coast? Thanks to career service’s SLU-Connect-San Francisco program, I was able to find out for myself.
Take a Step Into My Cycle Shoes
I can still remember walking into the Multi-Purpose Room to teach for the first time, nervous beyond belief as a first-year student who had only learned where the Fitness Center was two days before at Orientation.
Five Unique Clubs on Campus
Something that first attracted me to St. Lawrence was the combination of quirkiness and acceptance that makes the community so alive and fun to be a part of our campus culture. Campus cultures and personalities can be almost impossible to describe. I think a part of what makes St.
Harvesting Community: Farming with littleGrasse Foodworks
As I snip the stem of the sweet green pepper and set it gently in the half-full tote, the wind picks up and a volley of rain pelts down on us from the cloudy sky. I dash to the wheelbarrow at the end of the row and grab my damp raincoat.
Seven Best Swimming Holes Near Campus
Summer may be over, but we still might have a few warm days left! Before the snow falls, take advantage of the last days of warmth. Get out and explore some of the great swimming holes we have around campus. Here is a list of the seven best swimming options I have found while at St. Lawrence.
Advice from a 2018 Grad: How To Jump-Start Your Career at St. Lawrence
This blog was originally published on August 10, 2017. I have made some edits (italicized) to include tips on how to land a job as a recent graduate. Working in the Admissions Office at St. Lawrence, I have come across some questions that are asked on almost every tour.
My JYP: Living and Learning Community at St. Lawrence
Leaving a country with endless rolling hills sprinkled with sheep, pristine blue water, and sublime snowcapped mountains broke my heart.
A Home Away From Home
I arrived at St. Lawrence on a Monday afternoon with four suitcases, my frantic family who had no idea what we were doing in the United States instead of Europe, and questions about what to expect from the next four years. When applying to colleges, I had no real idea where I wanted to go; all my life I had planned to go to London, England, for higher education, but somehow I convinced myself that I should go the United States instead.