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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Sarah Evarts - 2017October 3rd, 2014
In high school I got involved with my student government, mostly because it was something that my friends were also involved in (and also because it would get me out of homeroom).  Over the course of my four years, I ended up in higher positions and found I was really having an influence on my read more
There are plenty of awesome places to live on campus these days at SLU (apart from just the new dorm), but I wanted to talk about what I believe to be one of our more unique living options: our theme houses. This is not just because I live in one, but because so many of our students do. read more
Kathryn Sawabini - 2015September 24th, 2014
It's that time of the year again!  In mid-September, more than 100 sophomores, juniors and seniors at St. read more
Wilson Mazimba - 2015August 4th, 2014
In July, I had the pleasure of meeting with my advisor (and also head of the English department) Associate Professor of English Sarah Gates for one of my summer projects. read more
Ally Friedman - 2015August 2nd, 2014
My role as a tour guide this summer may be my principal, and quite honestly my favorite, duty as an Admissions Intern, but giving campus tours is merely one of many tasks I have taken on over the past few months. read more
Wilson Mazimba - 2015July 21st, 2014
Anytime the mention of summer plans came up in conversation, my uncertainty followed shortly after. I was so used to going back home to Zambia every summer; I nearly packed my suitcases several times, ready to temporarily disappear. read more
Bill Prescott - 2014May 15th, 2014
On May 18, the Class of 2014 will receive their diplomas and become proud graduates of St. Lawrence University. No matter how much I want time to slow down, my time as a student here is coming to a close and a new chapter of my life is going to begin. read more
Moya Rose Cavanagh - 2016May 6th, 2014
The great and prolific Mark Twain once said, "Don't let your schooling interfere with your education." So we listened to him, took Ajaan Kai's Economics exam early, and caught a cheap flight to Vietnam via Bangkok. read more
Meghan O'Brien - 2015May 2nd, 2014
About 25 schools that fit my college search criteria popped up on the computer screen, and among them was St. Lawrence and one of the other three universities in the North Country (of course, I was naïve of the rivalries back then). read more
Ted Marr - 2015May 2nd, 2014
Whether it’s the beautiful weather, delicious food, friendly people, or the desire to become immersed in a foreign language – there are a thousand reasons why I would recommend studying abroad in Spain. read more

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