From the moment you step onto campus to begin first-year orientation, a key pillar of the St. Lawrence experience, and one of the primary reasons I decided to become a Laurentian, sticks out—the community.
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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My Rock Climbing Adventure
St. Lawrence University was my first choice when applying for colleges. Like many students, I was persuaded by the inclusive community I saw when I did a tour of the school.
A Year of Firsts and Lasts
When I thought about what my senior year would look like, I had many high expectations. I wanted to have made new friends, tried new activities, traveled to different countries, and feel prepared to take on the world. I soon realized that those goals weren’t as unattainable as they seemed.
A Californian's Guide to North Country Winters
What was it like seeing snow for the first time at St. Lawrence?
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.