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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.
Making Friends Across the Pond
After visiting St. Lawrence University and being impressed by the study abroad office and programs, my desire to study abroad strengthened and it became a key reason I decided to attend SLU.
"Why Haven't You Gotten a Campus Job Yet?"
“Hey Chris, when are you getting a job?” First semester, first year of college I was adjusting as every first-year student does. My mom had worked during her college years as a front desk attendant at the gym, and she pressured me almost every day of my first semester to search for a position.
St. Lawrence: A Door-Holding Community
I often get asked why I chose to go to St. Lawrence. Why I chose a school in the middle of nowhere, with freezing temperatures, and a town barely big enough to see on a map.
How To Be Successful in the Classroom
It can be really daunting coming into college for your first semester. There are a ton of new faces, a new environment, and a lot of change. With all of this going on, it is very easy to get caught up in the fun and put school work on the back burner. However, by following these simp
Teaching, Learning, and Supporting: My Role as a Biology TA
As a first-year, I thought my Biology Teaching Assistant (TA) had all the answers. He was a junior who had already completed all the horrifying science classes and just seemed like he had it all figured out. Flash forward two years and now I am in this same position.
A Laurentian Summer in Washington
As the granddaughter, daughter, niece, cousin, and sister of St. Lawrence alumni, SLU has always been in my blood. Every few years, a new pair of St. Lawrence University socks appeared in my stocking or I would inherit an old Saints sweatshirt.
Why Applying Early Decision Was the Best Decision of My Life
At the start of my senior year of high school, I was very eager to apply to schools. I had spent the last year researching and touring schools, making pro and con lists, and finalizing the criteria that would determine what my “perfect school” would look like.
The Place and the People: Toronto Event Sparks New Connections
Last month, I received the text, “Chloe, you need to come to Toronto this weekend!” It was from a fellow alumna and friend Ali Price ’19 who was hosting a Laurentian Reception in Toronto.
What Prospective Students Have Taught Me
Working as an Admissions Ambassador here at St. Lawrence University has not only given me another community on campus, but it has allowed me to connect with future generations of Laurentians. The questions that prospective students ask push me to think of St.