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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.
St. Lawrence has no shortage of crazy creative, passionate, and environmentally-conscious students, and any student can get involved by joining one of our student-run environmental organizations.
Hitting the Slopes: Club Sports as a Former Varsity Athlete
For as long as I can remember, my weekends (and as I got older, my weeks) were filled with ski practice. My life was dryland training sessions, days spent on ski mountains, and hours tuning my skis at night.
The Gift That Keeps on Giving: Celebrating 20 Years of the Adirondack Semester
When asked how the Adirondack Semester has impacted my life, it is not a question of how, but how did it not. This off-campus program shaped the majority of my St. Lawrence experience and has directly contributed to the life I lead today.
Experiencing the West While Going to St. Lawrence: Big Sky and The Grand Tetons
As some of you may be wondering from the title, how on EARTH could a student at St. Lawrence University, a school in the Northeast, claim that some of the most rewarding experiences she had while attending SLU took place nearly 2,000 miles away from campus?
Cranial Exposure: A Bald Man Survives Canton Winters
At age 17, I looked down for a split second during a family photograph and the top of my head was captured, for the first time revealing to me a faint ring that would eventually lead to my presently clean, shining, shaven, bald head.
St. Lawrence's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2019
Laurentians love stories. In 2019, we shared nearly 90 of them here on the St. Lawrence Blog.
SLU Food Hacks for the Soul
If you're like me, you sit in class and your mind often wanders to planning what you're going to eat for lunch.
No Booze, No Problem
No booze? No problems--and an experience that is guaranteed to be memorable, or at the very least, one you can remember. Often times on college campuses, it may seem like everyone drinks, when in actuality many people don’t.
Why Herring-Cole is Underrated
Herring-Cole is a staple of St. Lawrence University’s history. Built in 1869, it is the University’s second oldest building and the first library on campus. In 1974, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Pub Cookies, Parkas, and Java-Oh My! What Makes SLU Special
When I started baking, I followed the recipe cards precisely – right down to the very last pinch of salt – until I found what made them special. I’ve had the same kind of discovery throughout my four years here at St. Lawrence.