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Pub Cookies, Parkas, and Java-Oh My! What Makes SLU Special
I’m a big baker. I grew up watching my mom in the kitchen rolling out pie dough, stirring sauces over the stove, and frosting cakes, all while the house filled with the heavenly aroma of scents like molasses, cooked peaches, or cinnamon.
The Zen Garden: The Fruit of a Class Vision
It’s not hard to find a peaceful spot on the St. Lawrence campus. I’ve spent countless afternoons beneath autumn-tinged trees, or reclined in an Adirondack chair on the quad, spending quiet moments to let the North County beauty sink in.
SLU-Connect-San Francisco: Making Connections on the West Coast
Have you ever wondered what our SLU alumni are up to over on the West Coast? Thanks to career service’s SLU-Connect-San Francisco program, I was able to find out for myself.
Take a Step Into My Cycle Shoes
I can still remember walking into the Multi-Purpose Room to teach for the first time, nervous beyond belief as a first-year student who had only learned where the Fitness Center was two days before at Orientation.
Five Unique Clubs on Campus
Something that first attracted me to St. Lawrence was the combination of quirkiness and acceptance that makes the community so alive and fun to be a part of our campus culture. Campus cultures and personalities can be almost impossible to describe. I think a part of what makes St.
Harvesting Community: Farming with littleGrasse Foodworks
As I snip the stem of the sweet green pepper and set it gently in the half-full tote, the wind picks up and a volley of rain pelts down on us from the cloudy sky. I dash to the wheelbarrow at the end of the row and grab my damp raincoat.
Seven Best Swimming Holes Near Campus
Summer may be over, but we still might have a few warm days left! Before the snow falls, take advantage of the last days of warmth. Get out and explore some of the great swimming holes we have around campus. Here is a list of the seven best swimming options I have found while at St. Lawrence.
Advice from a 2018 Grad: How To Jump-Start Your Career at St. Lawrence
This blog was originally published on August 10, 2017. I have made some edits (italicized) to include tips on how to land a job as a recent graduate. Working in the Admissions Office at St. Lawrence, I have come across some questions that are asked on almost every tour.
My JYP: Living and Learning Community at St. Lawrence
Leaving a country with endless rolling hills sprinkled with sheep, pristine blue water, and sublime snowcapped mountains broke my heart.
A Home Away From Home
I arrived at St. Lawrence on a Monday afternoon with four suitcases, my frantic family who had no idea what we were doing in the United States instead of Europe, and questions about what to expect from the next four years. When applying to colleges, I had no real idea where I wanted to go; all my life I had planned to go to London, England, for higher education, but somehow I convinced myself that I should go the United States instead.