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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Emma Cummings-Krueger - 2016April 29th, 2016
With our long walks across the graduation stage fast approaching, there’s a growing sense of urgency among my class of 2016. We’re all wondering: where will we leave our mark on St. Lawrence? How will we be remembered? What is our legacy? read more
Thomas Allerton - 2019April 28th, 2016
Sherlock Holmes stories, dinner conversation about adopting a dog, and singing “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.”  When I think back about my First-Year Program (FYP) last semester, these are images that immediately come to mind.  Now that I have almost completed my second semester at St. read more
Maggie Collins - 2016April 26th, 2016
I can still remember sitting in my Spanish class the spring of my sophomore year, unable to focus because I was so excited to submit my application to spend a semester abroad in Spain. read more
Paige Friedlander - 2016April 25th, 2016
“And then he said, 'Get on a rocket ship. When companies are growing quickly and they are having a lot of impact, careers take care of themselves…If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat. read more
Margot Nitschke - 2016April 20th, 2016
I didn’t go to college looking for a second set of parents, but maybe an academic advisor that serves as a life mentor and role model.  Even if that wasn’t what I was looking for, that is what I found.  A warm round of applause for Daniel McLane, ladies and gentlemen! read more
Grace King - 2018April 15th, 2016
Stark white and cardboard, it is fairly unassuming at first glance. However, my concert box contains evidence of my entire musical history, one that began with my dad teaching me to sing with Bob Dylan’s nasally twang at age four. read more
Isis Flores - 2019April 12th, 2016
As an incoming freshman, I had many anxieties. Would I make friends? Would I do well in my classes? Would I like my roommate? Would I have anything to eat? read more
Emily Baldwin - 2016April 11th, 2016
Just three years ago, my mom convinced me to go Greek. As my time at St. Lawrence is coming to a close, there’s only one thing left to say—Thanks, Mom! read more
In the past four semesters of giving tours to prospective St. Lawrence students, I have learned many things. read more
Elle Lucas - 2016April 7th, 2016
Some may call me a theatre nerd...and I think I’d have to agree. read more