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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Caroline Fleischauer - 2015April 6th, 2015
I got my first pair of L.L. Bean Boots during my freshman year at St. Lawrence. Back home, you only owned them if you worked on a farm or down by the lake. But here, I found them to be a fashion statement: Bean Boots in different colors, Bean Boots in varying heights, Bean Boots with fur even. read more
Jacqueline Sovie - 2018April 3rd, 2015
After a frigid North Country winter and seven weeks of practice in Leithead Fieldhouse, the St. Lawrence University women’s lacrosse team was ready for a week in Florida. read more
Morgan McNeal - 2016April 2nd, 2015
There’s a new eatery on campus and it is a force to be reckoned with. Located in Kirk Douglas Hall, the Douglas Hall Café is an awesome option during the weekly lunchtime rush. The food is incredible and the environment is even better. Each week there is a featured panini or specialty salad. read more
Brenda Winn - 2017March 31st, 2015
Every year at St. Lawrence, when the snow gets to upwards of six feet of cumulative snow and we lose hope of it ever melting, an interesting phenomenon occurs. read more
Jacqui Ebeling - 2017March 6th, 2015
Choosing to attend St. Lawrence University was almost as scary as Harry Potter choosing to attend the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Albeit, I did not have an evil man with a seventh of a soul and no nose trying to kill me, I still had a lot to worry about. read more
Rachel Pifer - 2016March 5th, 2015
Rays of sun glisten off the freshly fallen snow as a gentle breeze drifts across the St. Lawrence Golf Course. The fields have been freshly tracked; it is a perfect day for a relaxing classic ski. We finish putting the final layer of kick wax on our skis, set them down in the tracks and clip in. read more
Max Lewis - 2016March 5th, 2015
The warnings swirled as the buzz of mid-winter built. As a sophomore, teachers and friends were coming in and out of my life with stories of past and future experiences. read more
Mia Thomas - 2016March 2nd, 2015
I received an email from the Outing Club, the Women's Resource Center (the Dub), and the L.I.G.H.T. House in late February inviting the women on campus to participate in an overnight retreat to Tupper Lake, N.Y. read more
Austin Hart - 2015February 18th, 2015
Fifty college students leave their dorm rooms at 7:30 a.m., armed with passports and hockey skates. Subzero temperatures can’t deter them; the draw of beaver tails, poutine, and maple sugar-on-snow is irresistible. read more
Meghan O'Brien - 2015February 9th, 2015
Although the fresh few feet of snow that covers campus makes it seem as though summer is an eternity away, I’ll offer you a bit of advice: start planning your summer now! For one, thoughts of warmer weather will help you endure the North Country climate. read more