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  1. Six students walk with golf bags on some of their shoulders on the golf course.

    First Person: Not Your Average Summer School Experience

    Ellie Richardson '23

    Spending the summer at St. Lawrence has opened my eyes to all of the different activities accessible to students in the North Country. After this crazy year, getting outside and enjoying the sweet...

  2. Lampsons Falls, waterfalls in Northern New York.

    First Person: Top Three Waterfalls to Visit in St. Lawrence County

    Jenna Mack '23

    When searching for colleges to apply to my senior year of high school, I was looking for a school that was the perfect distance from home and was close to water. I grew up camping on the St. Lawrence...

  3. A group of students in ski gear dig a snow pit in five feet of snow. It's a bright, sunny day in Teton Pass.

    First Person: Experiential Learning and SLU Skiing Culture During COVID-19

    Nick Grammas '22

    The outdoors has been a major part of my St. Lawrence experience in the three years that I have been in Canton. Whether you are a first-year student, a member of the Outing Club, an athlete, an artist...

  4. A view overlooking the ski trails on a snow-covered Whiteface Mountain.

    First Person: Opportunities and Adventure

    Annie Wilson '21

    One of the most common questions asked when I tell people I go to St. Lawrence University is regarding the location. I'm often asked, "Isn’t it in the middle of nowhere?" While the location of St...

  5. A student wearing a helmet and a harness, prepares to climb the rock face in front of them.

    First Person: My Rock Climbing Adventure

    Nina Haynie '22

    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. As a student of color from...

  6. A view from the peak of a mountain overlooking fall foliage in the Adirondacks.

    First Person: Keeping Peak Weekend Alive During COVID-19

    Tess Maxam '22

    Coming into this semester, one of my biggest concerns was how our campus community would be able to maintain the traditions that make SLU what it is. Being a Laurentian also means taking part in the...

  7. Twelve member of the Saint Lawrence Men's Rowing team at the peak of Whiteface Mountain, holding two rowing oars.

    First Person: How Current Laurentians Made the Most of This Semester

    Cameron DeLo '21

    Located in the foothills of the Adirondacks, St. Lawrence University has been experiencing a year like no other! During these unprecedented times, SLU has found a way to still give a college...

  8. A view overlooking the Adirondacks from Balanced Rock near Lake Placid, New York.

    First Person: Take Control and Support Your Mental Health

    Kaleigh McKillip '22

    The last seven months have been anything but normal. Adjusting to the new pandemic lifestyle has taken a toll on all of us, no matter where we are in the world. When the COVID-19 pandemic started, I...

  9. A student stands on a plank bridge over a gravel trail in a field of wildflowers.

    First Person: 10 Awesome St. Lawrence County Weekend Activities

    Keenan Wilson '23

    After a job well done in your classes, it's good to give your mind a rest and enjoy some time with your friends doing something fun and relaxing. I know I have had a difficult time adjusting to online...

  10. Olivia Hart, Monica Manning, and Kirsten Gehl skiing atop Big Sky, Montana.

    First Person: Experiencing the West While Going to St. Lawrence, Big Sky and The Grand Tetons

    Olivia Hart '20

    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...