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.
Rivers and Lakes… or Livers and Rakes?
My absolute favorite class at St. Lawrence University, you ask? While there have been several classes that have changed me, motivated me, inspired me, there are none quite like my Rivers and Lakes class.
The Neuroscience of Meditation
Did you know that nearly 70 percent of St. Lawrence students embark on an off-campus study experience?
How Many Laps is a Mile?
28. That's how many laps it took to run a mile in the Brewer Fieldhouse Indoor Track when it was constructed in 1925. Just twenty years ago, the Brewer Bookstore was established from the building that formerly was the St.
A Journey Between Cantons
I’ve always been intrigued by Venezuelan insults.
The Magic of the Liberal Arts: How Being Indecisive Helped Me Find My Major
If my friends and family were asked, “What word best describes Sally?”, without an ounce of hesitation the answer would be, “Indecisive." Whether it’s picking a place to eat, a show to watch, or a simple yes-or-no question, I always require a significant amount of time to weigh my options.
Fighting the Freshman 15: Food Options, Exercise Opportunities
Let’s be real here, a girl’s gotta eat! And, while I’m used to my traditional Ethiopian dinners (cooked by my mom at home) and having after-school sports incorporated into my schedule to keep me fit, college is VERY different.
Why I Decided to Join Greek Life
As I was beginning my college search, Greek Life was never something I wanted or thought about participating in. Growing up, there were stereotypes associated with sororities and Greek Life as a whole.
My Saviour as an International Student
As I reminisce about my three years on the St.Lawrence campus, I still get drawn to the memories of my first day here, my first day in the United States of America. I woke up in the comfort of my makeshift room in Dean Eaton on a hot summer day.
The Perks of the First-Year Program (FYP)
The First-Year Program (FYP) has been at St. Lawrence University for over 30 years and it’s something that the students here truly appreciate. The program has three pillars: academic, advising, and residence. This means that you will have a common class of 20-30 students.
Sun, Snow, Hot, Cold: How to Get Outdoors Without Leaving Campus
From 90-degree heatwaves in the fall and spring to the deep freezes of the winter, Canton’s seasons are unique to say the least. While these extremes scare some, this broad range of weather provides the ever adventurous and optimistic St.