From the moment you step onto campus to begin first-year orientation, a key pillar of the St. Lawrence experience, and one of the primary reasons I decided to become a Laurentian, sticks out—the community.
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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My Rock Climbing Adventure
St. Lawrence University was my first choice when applying for colleges. Like many students, I was persuaded by the inclusive community I saw when I did a tour of the school.
Healthy Habits in a Pandemic
No one has truly figured out this new normal in the time of COVID-19. Especially on a college campus, pretty much everything that was once so normal has changed.
Navigating Senior Year Remotely
It is no surprise that senior year holds a very special place in a St. Lawrence student’s heart; from those last few traditions, to Tuesday Blues at the Hoot Owl, to walking across the stage in spring to receive our degrees.
Debunking the Myths of Greek Life
You’ve seen the movies. You’ve read the articles. You’ve heard your parents try talking you out of joining one. I’m guessing you think you know what Greek life is all about. I’m here to tell you you’re wrong.
Take Control and Support Your Mental Health
The last seven months have been anything but normal. Adjusting to the new pandemic lifestyle has taken a toll on all of us, no matter where we are in the world. When the Covid-19 Pandemic started, I don’t think anyone ever pictured where we would be today.
Working In Public Health in the Time of COVID-19
In September 2019, long before COVID-19 dominated global media, I decided to contact my local public health office and apply for an internship.
Keeping Up with Personal Fitness During COVID-19
Since the COVID-19 pandemic made us all bored of Netflix by the time summer 2020 hit, I restarted my personal fitness journey to help my mental health struggles from dealing with months of being stuck inside.
How My Identity on Campus Has Been Redefined
I remember getting the dreadful Zoom call from my coach on a July evening telling us that our fall 2020 volleyball season was not going to happen. I watched as each of my teammates' faces in tiny squares on the screen shrivelled into frowns.
Six Tips to Nail Your Virtual College Interview, According to Admissions Counselors
The college interview is one of the best ways for you to get to know a university and for admissions counselors to get to know you.
Our Love for the Outdoors Shines as Bright as Ever
A good friend of mine recently reminded me that there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing. Being a senior at St. Lawrence has given me plenty of time to adapt to the harsh North Country weather and come to understand that the cold does not put a damper on anyone’s spirit up here.
10 Awesome St. Lawrence County Weekend Activities
After a job well done in your classes its good to give your mind a rest and enjoy some time with your friends doing something fun and relaxing. I know I have had a difficult time adjusting to online courses. Increased screen time and coursework can be tiring, and sometimes you need a mental break.