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News Digest
March 27, 2006

2005-2006 is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!

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Campus News

Charter Day is next week! St. Lawrence University was chartered by the state of New York on April 3, 1856, and to celebrate the 150th anniversary of that event, celebrations are being held on campus and in 37 locations across the country.

Bring a birthday card to the event nearest you or go online...write your best wishes to SLU on its 150th birthday and your greetings to the people who'll celebrate our 200th birthday in 2056. Cards will be saved for 50 years! Read the greetings that have come in over the past several days-they're great!

The St. Lawrence women's ice hockey team reached the semi-finals of the NCAA Frozen Four, losing 1-0, to eventual champion Wisconsin. Paul Flanagan's team set a new record for wins in a season with 31, and had two players named All Americans by the American Hockey Coaches Association. Sabrina Harbec '08 of St. Hubert, QC, , a 2006 Patty Kazmaier finalist, was named a first team All American forward, while sophomore defenseman Annie Guay '08 of Rouyn-Noranda, QC, was named a Second-Team All American at the blueline. Flanagan was also named a top six finalist for the Division I NCAA Coach of the Year Award on Friday afternoon.
Campus Events

Music and dance from the past 150 years will be celebrated in "Sounds of St. Lawrence: A Sesquicentennial Review" on Saturday, April 8, in Eben Holden. The event is open to the public, free of charge, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the chartering of St. Lawrence, in 1856. Read more
The band Guster brings its "Campus Consciousness Tour" to St. Lawrence University, with a concert on Thursday, April 13, at Leithead Field House. Read more
The play The Long Christmas Ride Home, by Paula Vogel, will be performed at St. Lawrence University Wednesday through Saturday, April 5 through 8, at 8 p.m. each evening in the Black Box Theatre, Griffiths Arts Center. Admission is free, but tickets are required; they are available at the Gulick Theatre box office from Monday through Friday, April 3 through 7, from 1 to 5 p.m. Read more
The Laurentian Singers of St. Lawrence University will perform a "pops" concert on Sunday, April 2, at 2 p.m. in the Potsdam High School Auditorium. The event is a joint benefit with the Potsdam Central School Music Friends. Tickets, at $5 per person, are available at the door. Read more
Alumni News
A new book by James Garbarino '68, a well-known authority on violence in boys, examines the increase in violent behavior by girls. For more
Laurentians in the News
Professor of Psychology Alan Searleman is quoted in an article in the April 2006 issue of /Psychology Today/, about photographic memory. For more


Charter Day, April 3, 2006
Campus Celebration

Sesquicentennial Research Presentation
11:30 a.m.
Gunnison Chapel

Laurentian Parlor Singers Sesquicentennial Concert
12:15 p.m.
Gunnison Chapel

Birthday party refreshments follow the concert.
Stop by Creasy Commencement Commons or (if cold/rainy weather) Owen D. Young Library for cupcakes and punch.

Dana Theme Dinner: A Menu from our History
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Bring a birthday card to the event...write your best wishes to SLU on its 150th birthday and your greetings to the people who'll celebrate our 200th birthday in 2056. Cards will be saved for 50 years! You also can send your birthday wishes to St. Lawrence and future Laurentians through our Web link.

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