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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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Finding an Academic Interest Through the Liberal Arts
There is something so special about a liberal arts education that is hard to explain until you’ve experienced it. I came to SLU knowing that I wanted to be a biology major and study science in some capacity to pursue a career in medicine.
19 Facts That Make Us Fall in Love With SLU All Over Again
From the moment I arrived on campus, I knew St. Lawrence was the school for me. From its stunning buildings to the friendly people, SLU had taken my breath away. Now a junior, I’m a chemistry major and an Admissions Ambassador.
Thank You, St. Lawrence FYP
As the end of my first semester of senior year quickly approaches, I have begun to reflect more on my time here at SLU and all the special people and experiences that have enriched my life.
A Major Announcement
TV shows like Bones, House, and Grey’s Anatomy make everyone want to work in science or medicine and I’m convinced those shows make me want to want to be a doctor. Not only this, but STEM majors appear at the top of every “best majors” list.
Hanging Out at SLU
A portable hammock might not be the first item you think to put on your college packing list, but here at St. Lawrence University, it's a must.
Creating Club Squash
Throughout my entire life, there have always been changes whether I was moving cities or switching schools. One thing that always was a constant was playing squash. Ever since I could walk, I had a squash racket in my hand. It was, and still is, one of my absolute favorite things to do.
Why You Should Visit SLU
When you ask students here why they chose to St. Lawrence, the most common answer is, “It just felt right.” So many students are drawn to SLU for the people, the community, and the feeling that you get when you walk around campus. If you take the time to come up to St.
A Recipe for Trail Mix: Chocolate-covered Almonds, Craisins, and Baby Elephants
My favorite Trail Mix ingredients: Chocolate-covered almonds, craisins, a baby elephant, M&Ms, 5 o'clock chapel bells, a green bike, Payson and the people inside, hiking boots, Herring-Cole, a squash team, honey-nut cheerios, incredible professors, skis, Sergi's (Bob's only), a lifetime of Laure
Ten Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before Studying Abroad
I remember the very first time I packed up my bags and ventured on a solo trip abroad. I had no idea where I was headed or what it was going to be like, but I knew I had to do it.
Why St. Lawrence Wasn't My First Choice (But It Should Have Been)
While I was in the process of applying for college, I had a few concerns about St. Lawrence University. Since my parents both attended SLU, I grew up in a house where St. Lawrence was mentioned frequently.
Outing Club Expedition Grant: A Summer of Van Living, Rock Climbing, and SLU Grads
This past summer began with two things: an idea and stubbornness. The idea, to live in a van converted into a camper and travel the West Coast seeking the best in rock climbing, was the brainchild of Jace Mullen ’17.