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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.
Raising Our Voices: Three Weeks of Activism at St. Lawrence University
At 7 p.m. on Election Night 2016, my plans for the day were going perfectly. Roughly ten vans of students had been driven to St.
Secret Off-Campus Getaways: Five Places to Go in Under an Hour
Senioritis: everyone knows the phrase. It tends to be something seniors cannot avoid, and even the best of us get hit with the bug. With the exit doors looming before me, but enough time left that I cannot quite walk through them yet, I was determined to find a way to reenergize myself at both St.
Skin of My Color
I’m a first-generation college student. I’m a woman. I’m a minority. I’m pursuing an education and career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
The Youth Climate Summit: Environmental Action Beyond Campus
If you're like me, then some of your biggest concerns are our fossil fuel dependence, rising sea levels, deforestation, ocean acidification, and sustainability. To put it simply, the environment. Plenty of people are not like me and that's okay! There are so many big issues to get involved with.
What is a Presidential Diversity Scholar?
Attending college is like being immersed in your own little bubble, and once enrolled at St. Lawrence University, the small-town-feel of the North Country will immediately engulf you in its tight-knit community.
Life After SLU
For so many high school students, college is the main topic of discussion at any family gathering, friendly reunion, and conversation with your guidance counselor. If you are between the ages of 16 and 18, congratulations!
What the Advocates Mean to Me
As a sophomore who is studying both government and global studies, I am involved with various student-run organizations on campus in order to better myself and my University. The University that I have chosen to attend and call home is St.
Sounds of Traditions
Every day at five o’clock, a student bell ringer plays the bells of Gunnison Memorial Chapel. From all across campus you can hear bells chiming, playing everything from the alma mater, to a “Happy Birthday” request, to something that sounds suspiciously like the Flintstones theme song.
The Benefits of Being a Laurentian for Life
When St. Lawrence asks me to participate, my motto is to say yes as often as possible. I think very deeply about the commitment and the impact of what I can offer. I don’t know how to do anything half baked – it’s just not in my DNA.
Little Grasse Farm
Lilacs, roses, and sunflowers shimmered around us as we knelt on our dirt-covered knees and cut asparagus. To my six-year-old self, my grandmother’s garden appeared endless as flowers extended down the driveway and wrapped around the walls of their Swiss chalet nestled in the woods.