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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Morgan Jackson - 2014March 10th, 2014
One of my favorite parts about being an Admissions Ambassador at St. Lawrence is going on tour and sharing my SLU experience with prospective students and their families. read more
Rochana Cooray - 2014March 6th, 2014
When I first signed up to be an admissions ambassador in the spring of 2013, I had no idea how much I would come to love the work I did. read more
Rachel Pifer - 2016March 4th, 2014
It's Tuesday night. My stomach groans in anticipation as I make the trek across campus to Dana Dining Hall. My pace quickens as I get closer. Tonight is not just any normal dinner. It is the best night of the week. It is Pasta Sauté Night. read more
Jasmine Galindo - 2015February 28th, 2014
As a student, I understand how important it is to find the best study spot on campus. For some that may be a quite nook in the library, or your own bedroom. For me, it's the loud area that is the Student Center. read more
Madeline Wetterhahn - 2015February 27th, 2014
“Body Beautiful Week: Love Your Body!” encourages a dialogue on campus about body image, healthy eating and eating disorders. I believe wholeheartedly in starting these discussions about eating disorders—not the kind in magazines or on reality TV shows, but the real-life kind that changes the lives of students on campus. Students like me. read more
Ben Crocker - 2016February 25th, 2014
Most weekends, my friends and I like to go skiing in the beautiful Adirondacks. Early in the morning, we all pile into my friend's Volvo with all of our gear and drive into the sunrise. read more
Paige Friedlander - 2016February 25th, 2014
On any given Saturday night, the siren rings and the student section roars; the Skating Saints have won another game! Appleton Arena: a North Country gem that local Canton community members and students migrate to every Friday and Saturday night during the winter. read more
Renee Lavigne - 2014February 23rd, 2014
As college students, we often take technology for granted, but for older generations technology is an entirely different and mysterious world.  Through St. read more
Sarah Evarts - 2017February 22nd, 2014
During my first weeks at St. Lawrence, there were so many posters I didn’t know which to read first. One said, “Do you want to do something extraordinary?” My answer was “Of course!” This led me to attend a meeting for the women’s crew team. read more
John C. Balderston - 2014February 21st, 2014
Suddenly, you’re a senior and one question is on everyone’s mind: “What’s next?” read more