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.
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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.
Transitioning to College Through the FYP
It wasn’t the professors, or even the course I was taking, that made my First-Year Program (FYP) experience so memorable. The group of unfamiliar people that I would soon come to associate with laughter, comfort and never-ending conversation enriched my first year at St.
Singing With the Saints
It’s always an amazing moment when your friends and family gather together to celebrate what you love. Now, normally this kind of sentimentality is reserved for weddings and funerals, but here at St.
100 Nights Left of College
Every year at St. Lawrence, there is a ceremony called “100th Night Before Commencement” for the graduating class to come together and reminisce on the past four years we have shared at this magical place.
A Recommendation From a Fellow Laurentian: Visit Career Services, Early and Often!
As an English major, I’ve quickly realized that my professional path after college is not nearly as linear or pre-determined as that of a future doctor or lawyer.
Nine Tips for Surviving Lab
No matter the major, every SLU student must take a class with a lab component at least once before they graduate. People who major in the sciences will take a lot more than one. In fact, many science majors find themselves taking at least one and often two labs every semester.
Your Alumni Executive Council
The Princeton Review recently recognized the outstanding work of the St. Lawrence University alumni by honoring them with a No. 3 ranking in the category of Best Alumni Network – an annual list of institutions in the nation with strong alumni networks.
What to do at Winterlude from an Ottawa Native
Every year for the past 40 years, the beautiful city of Ottawa has hosted Winterlude, an enormous winter festival held in February, this year from the 2nd-19th.
Life After Abroad: How to Adjust Back to Campus
“Nervous?” My mom asked as we drove the final stretch of our nine-hour drive from Alexandria, Virginia, to Canton. “A bit,” I mumbled.
The Jibber Jabber that Handed Me a Home
So, ‘what’s a theme house?’ you ask. Well, a theme house is a pretty unique residence that tends to exist only on small, liberal arts college campuses.