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Surviving an Outdoor Major as an Indoor Kid
A ladybug scared me on the van ride back to St. Lawrence. To give myself some credit, there were multiple ladybugs and they were all very active. Every time I flinched, I apologized profusely to the rest of the geology lab students in the van.
The Zen Garden: The Fruit of a Class Vision
It’s not hard to find a peaceful spot on the St. Lawrence campus. I’ve spent countless afternoons beneath autumn-tinged trees, or reclined in an Adirondack chair on the quad, spending quiet moments to let the North County beauty sink in.
SLU in the Community
As college students, we often take technology for granted, but for older generations technology is an entirely different and mysterious world. Through St.
100,000 Meter Challenge
During my first weeks at St. Lawrence, there were so many posters I didn’t know which to read first. One said, “Do you want to do something extraordinary?” My answer was “Of course!” This led me to attend a meeting for the women’s crew team.
Wait... How Many Days?
Suddenly, you’re a senior and one question is on everyone’s mind: “What’s next?”
Did you know that St. Lawrence is the closest U.S. liberal arts college to a foreign capital?!
Battling Childhood Cancer and Making a Difference
Raising money for and awareness about childhood cancers is really important to us. That’s because we’ve been there.
Greetings from Kenya!
I have recently returned from my week-long rural homestay in the agricultural region of Nyeri. This portion of the Kenya Semester Program allowed me to become fully immersed with a Kenyan family.
Annual Mount Titus Weekend and Rail Jam
Early in February, students at St. Lawrence University hit the snow for the annual Great Mount Titus Global Cool Down. The event is put on by the St.
Life as a Gainster
Gaines residence hall is on the outskirts of campus. And while some first-year students may have been annoyed with that (which I was at first), that distance gave me a closer knit group of friends than I thought possible and helped me find my voice.