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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Man and woman hold signs in support of national domestic violence awareness campaign
Anna Dietderich, Class of 2016

Ever since I was little, I’ve loved helping people. Service has always been a part of my life, and when I came to St. Lawrence University as a first-year, I started to look for a way I could give back to my new community. I participated in SLU Buddies, an amazing organization that allowed St.

Smiley face made out of breakfast foods.
Eliza Cowie, Class of 2017

Where do you get a good breakfast around here? Other than campus, these are five of my favorites.

Olivia Tompkins, Class of 2016

The end of each semester always brings with it several things: impending finals, cold weather and snow for fall semester, the promise of sun and warmth for spring semester, and countdowns until our well-deserved break. For me, semesters’ end also bring dress rehearsals and concerts for the St.

Stacks of St. Lawrence t-shirts and sweatshirts.
Kara McDuffee, Class of 2015

Whenever someone asks me about my time at St. Lawrence, I say without hesitation that I absolutely love it. But what about St. Lawrence makes me love it so much?

Students hold up sign at a fundraising event.
Kylie Shaw, Class of 2016

At the beginning of my freshman year I went to our annual Club and Organization Fair, where all of our clubs and organizations set up tables and students can walk around, talk to different groups and sign up for any they think they might have an interest in!

Students packed into hockey arena all wearing white and cheering loudly.
Jamie Abraham, Class of 2015


Jasmine Galindo , Class of 2015

My final year has arrived and I find myself looking back at all the things I did and did not do in my previous three years as a SLUzer. I have a looming six months left on campus and a million and one things I have yet to do.

Two women huddled close together.

High school students are always asking what makes St. Lawrence stand out from other schools. In order to best answer this, I decided to interview my friend, Claire Longcope. Claire transferred to St. Lawrence this year from a small liberal arts college in Ohio and can see the uniqueness of St.

A breakfast parfait.

Egg-cuse me, but you oat to know that this blog is cereal-sly no yoke and I promise, you are not going bananas...

Students with an inflatable Frankenstein.
Gabby Wilson, Class of 2015

SLU Homecoming, held in late October, offered a wide variety of events to choose including a campus-wide block party, three home athletic events, Phantom in the Park, and Shawna’s Walk for Wishes.