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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Hannah Chanatry - 2015May 14th, 2015
Nestling 'neath the purple shadows of the Adirondack hills lies our noble alma mater. read more
Abagael Giles - 2015May 12th, 2015
When I first came to campus four years ago, my Pre-Orientation Trip leader gave me the single piece of advice that has most shaped my experience at St. Lawrence. read more
Paul Barrett - 2016May 4th, 2015
Life on campus moves fairly quickly in the midst of classes, assignments and extracurriculars. read more
Yelyzaveta Bartholomew - 2015April 28th, 2015
One of the best things about SLU is that if you have something you are passionate about, you have access to vast resources that can help you pursue that passion. In my four years at SLU, I have done my best to take full advantage of the countless opportunities St. read more
Sarah N. Neilson - 2016April 24th, 2015
In a community where students are so passionately engaged in campus life, it’s no wonder so many alums go on to get married!  While each student has his or her own valued interests, we all share the love for St. Lawrence University. read more
James Kieley - 2017 April 20th, 2015
When new Laurentians arrive on campus in late August every year, the first event each incoming class attends together is Matriculation. Our president, some of our deans, and our Thelomathesian Society president provide some words of welcome. read more
Julia Simoes - 2017April 17th, 2015
I remember the last tight squeeze my blubbering parents left me with, knowing that their final little bird was leaving the nest. I retreated to my new, unfamiliar dorm bed unsure of what I was supposed to do next. read more
Kelly Gamache - 2015April 15th, 2015
As I look around my room I wonder how on Earth I’m going to be able to pack up all my stuff after graduation. I’ve starting making a mental list of things that I might be able to leave behind (so far, all that’s on the list is this one lamp…maybe). read more
Maya Williams - 2016April 13th, 2015
As soon as you open the doors to our spectacular Brewer Bookstore you may wonder, "Am I actually in a college bookstore?" Do not panic! Your eyes, ears, nose and brain altogether will be confused. read more
Brooke McGowan - 2015April 10th, 2015
As the “G word” (graduation) approaches, I have been spending a fair amount of time reflecting on how much I don’t want my St. Lawrence experience to end. It is hard to believe that four years ago, I was greatly anticipating my acceptance from my dream art school. read more