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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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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.
The Last First Days
I’ve been in school since I was three years old, and I feel that 18 years of education is enough for now. I don’t plan on a career that will require graduate school, which makes these past few weeks my Last First Days of School.
Becoming a Global Laurentian
Sometimes the thought of being a "real" adult scares me, until I remember what the Laurentian community has in store for me.
An Ode to Pre-Trips
There are fewer things more nerve-racking than starting your first year of college. You're leaving home, you're living with someone that you don't know, and you're navigating around an unfamiliar campus, all while trying to juggle making new friends and going to classes.
Dear St. Lawrence Class of 2019
Dear Class of 2019, Welcome to St. Lawrence University! We are all so excited that you have decided to become a Laurentian for Life.
Into the Wild(ish)
With the Adirondack State Park being a mere 18 miles from campus, it’s no wonder that so many St. Lawrence students get a kick out of venturing to the park and frolicking in the woods.
How Chocolate Milk Changed My Life
When people ask me why I picked St. Lawrence University, I look them dead in the eye, smile, and don’t miss a beat. “I came for the chocolate milk and stayed for the people.”
Three Quick Tips to Conquer Those College Apps
Summertime: A period to rest from the year behind and prepare for the year ahead. For many college students, this is the time to work, travel, pursue an internship, or simply revel in having their parents do their laundry once again.
We’ll Ne’er Forget
Nestling 'neath the purple shadows of the Adirondack hills lies our noble alma mater.
Graduation: Just Another Trip into the Wilderness
When I first came to campus four years ago, my Pre-Orientation Trip leader gave me the single piece of advice that has most shaped my experience at St. Lawrence.