Six months in China presented a series of small challenges. I won’t lie. I was incredibly nervous before my departure. I grew up in a small town and had never traveled anywhere by myself, especially not outside of the country.
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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iSPY SLU - How You'll Find SLU Wherever You Go
When I was a little kid, I used to love to play the game iSpy on long car rides. My older brothers would take turns giving me “iSpys,” to guess. Usually they were all very simple: “iSpy something blue.” “The sky.” Bingo. “iSpy something green.” “The trees.” Yup.
A Day In The Life of a Community Assistant
Incoming first-year St. Lawrence students will begin their University experience in nearly four weeks.
Am I the Culture Shock?
Being in college forces you to grow up in a lot of ways. It’s not just being away from home that does this. This is not a blog post demanding you to suppress parts of yourself that ultimately make up the person you are.
The Butterfly Effect - How St. Lawrence Spreads Its Wings
You may be familiar with the Butterfly Theory, or maybe the 2004 psychological thriller The Butterfly Effect, which popularized it. If not, no need to fret.
The Little Things
As a second semester senior, I have spent a considerable amount of time thinking about all the things I will take away from my St. Lawrence experience.
Four Months in East Africa
It is 6:30 a.m. I’m just waking up as a couple other students start to stir, and all I can see is the vast expanse of wilderness in front of me, and all the beauty associated with the sunrise over it.
Many Laurentians may refer to home as two distinct places: where they’re from and St. Lawrence University. For all SLU students, St. Lawrence is considered a home, along with their original hometowns, schools, cities, and countries.
On the Pre-Med Track
Contrary to popular belief, the typical pre-med student does not spend all of his or her free time in the library. We are not completely socially inept creatures. Our interests are existent outside of the realm of science.
Ten Outdoor Adventures Within an Hour of Campus
While one of the greatest benefits of St. Lawrence’s location is its proximity to the Adirondacks, this drive is typically reserved for weekends. However, what happens when you want to go explore, or just spend a nice afternoon outside.
Community Based Learning and Volunteer Services
If you are passionate about giving back and would like to take courses that offer placement, where you spend on an average two hours a week, the Community-Based Learning (CBL) Office is here to help you! The CBL Office offer a variety of courses from FYP courses to English course and more.