One of the North Country’s most notable aspects are its breathtaking sunsets. Being on campus for the summer working as an Admissions Summer Intern afforded me the opportunity to take in the beauty of SLU’s campus and its surrounding areas more than I ever have before.
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Beyond a Textbook: My Summer Program in Israel
I was never much of a rule breaker, but violating international law might’ve had to be an exception. In front of me was a large, 10-foot-tall sign prohibiting the entrance into Area A fully controlled by the Palestinian Authority, in Arabic, Hebrew, and English.
The Top 10 "Instagram-able" Places at St. Lawrence
It’s no secret that St. Lawrence’s campus is beautiful. The St. Lawrence charm around every corner brings life and allure to our community. Every season brings a fresh new look, painting the campus in new colors and sights.
A Summer in Canton: 10 Weeks as an Admissions Intern
This summer I made the choice to live in Canton and work as one of the six interns in the Admissions Office.
A Note to Incoming Students Interested in Biology: Why I Love the Biology Department (And Why You Might Love It, Too)
Congrats! You have decided that SLU is the place for you. You have chosen your FYP, you know your roommate, and you have registered for classes. You may still not know what you want to major in. Maybe you think you know, but you just aren’t positive.
A Day In The Life of a Community Assistant
Incoming first-year St. Lawrence students will begin their University experience in nearly four weeks.
Am I the Culture Shock?
Being in college forces you to grow up in a lot of ways. It’s not just being away from home that does this. This is not a blog post demanding you to suppress parts of yourself that ultimately make up the person you are.
The Butterfly Effect - How St. Lawrence Spreads Its Wings
You may be familiar with the Butterfly Theory, or maybe the 2004 psychological thriller The Butterfly Effect, which popularized it. If not, no need to fret.
The Little Things
As a second semester senior, I have spent a considerable amount of time thinking about all the things I will take away from my St. Lawrence experience.
Four Months in East Africa
It is 6:30 a.m. I’m just waking up as a couple other students start to stir, and all I can see is the vast expanse of wilderness in front of me, and all the beauty associated with the sunrise over it.
Many Laurentians may refer to home as two distinct places: where they’re from and St. Lawrence University. For all SLU students, St. Lawrence is considered a home, along with their original hometowns, schools, cities, and countries.
On the Pre-Med Track
Contrary to popular belief, the typical pre-med student does not spend all of his or her free time in the library. We are not completely socially inept creatures. Our interests are existent outside of the realm of science.
Ten Outdoor Adventures Within an Hour of Campus
While one of the greatest benefits of St. Lawrence’s location is its proximity to the Adirondacks, this drive is typically reserved for weekends. However, what happens when you want to go explore, or just spend a nice afternoon outside.