Never before in the long-spanning history of the Java Barn has a show had to be canceled due to a pandemic. Canceling a Java show was once a rare occasion; reserved for a band blowing a tire on the drive up, or a DJ not coming prepared with their equipment.
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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
Don't Forget to Breathe
I sit here in the comfort of the Sullivan Student Center for very possibly the last time and I reminisce on what has been an amazing adventure it has been for me here at St. Lawrence.
Making SLU Your Home Over Mid-Semester Break
Mid-semester break usually consists of the usual “Hey, you going home?”, “Got any extra room in your car?”, and “Know anyone headed back to New Hampshire?” types of texts.
Keeping Your Mental Health a Priority During North Country Winters
Coming from sunny Colorado, the dark and cold winters of the North Country shocked me. Throughout my time at SLU, I have learned how to prioritize my mental health and stay happy and healthy.
How to Choose the Right Abroad Program for You
This past fall semester, I studied abroad in London, England.
A Unique Campus Tour for a Tour Guide
When most of us picture the path of a concussion, it involves some kind of head trauma, a diagnosis, days spent in darkness, social isolation, and eventually getting accustomed back into daily activities. Yet, with my concussion, I had a very different view on the path it took me on.
Community Beyond Campus: Studying Abroad in Kenya
When writing about studying abroad, it's easy to fall back into the classic response you share with people who inquire about it: "Oh yeah, it was awesome!" But, given time to dig into it, there are many layers to studying abroad, especially in such a diverse program as our Kenya Semester Progra
The Farm at Kirk Douglas: a Student-Run Farm-to-Table Experience
I ladle a spoonful of chili into the fifth of 72 bowls to be served this evening.
Finding an Academic Interest Through the Liberal Arts
There is something so special about a liberal arts education that is hard to explain until you’ve experienced it. I came to SLU knowing that I wanted to be a biology major and study science in some capacity to pursue a career in medicine.
Mokuhanga: My Printmaking Journey
A fishing boat, small enough to miss, is suspended in the frothy jaws of a monstrous wave, moments away from the water’s crash. Mt. Fuji watches silently from the background, subtle and stable in the midst of this raging ocean scene.
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.