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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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
Jack Riordan - 2015May 1st, 2014
Coming from Baltimore, Maryland, I can always look forward to a 10-hour drive back to St. Lawrence after the winter and summer breaks. Although I am not from as far away as several of the students on our campus, I am still far away from my family. But I have found that during this semi-annual exodus, regardless of which direction I am heading, I always manage to find my way home. read more
Sarah Delaney - 2017May 1st, 2014
As I am getting ready to leave campus for the summer, I wouldn’t change anything about my first year at SLU. It has been a roller coaster ride that I am not ready to get off of quite yet. read more

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