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News Digest
November 27, 2006

News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories. For more resources on campus events and programs, check these Web sites:

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Campus News
Rebels and Robbers: Violence in Post-Colonial Angola, about the political economy of violence, is a new book by St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Government and Associate Dean for International and Intercultural Studies Assis Malaquias. For more

John K. Dwight, founder of Dwight Asset Management Company, a Burlington, Vermont-based investment advisory firm, has been elected to a six-year term on the Board of Trustees of St. Lawrence University. His term will begin July 1, 2007.
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Congratulations to nine students recently inducted into the Irving Bacheller Society, the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of the International English Honor Society.
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The Saints men's squash team battled through three tight matches to defend its Liberty League Championship with a 6-3 win over Hamilton.
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Campus Events
The University Chorus will perform music from a 20th-century Christmas in concerts on Saturday, December 2, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 3, at 2 p.m., both in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University. The concerts are open to the public, free of charge.
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St. Lawrence University's Laurentian Singers will present "A Victorian Christmas" for their annual Christmas concert and carol sing-along, on Friday, December 8, at 7 p.m. at the Edwards Opera House and on Saturday, December 9, at 2 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel on campus. The campus concert is open to the public, free of charge. The concert in Edwards is a fund-raiser for the Edwards Opera House, and tickets are $8, at the door.
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The 85th Annual Candlelight Service of Lessons and 1000 Carols will be held in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University on Wednesday, December 13, at 7 and 9 p.m.
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What's new on the Web Site?
Poetry Podcasts
: Enjoy St. Lawrence's Poetry for Peace events while on your commute, while you jog, at your computer. St. Lawrence's first podcasts are now available.

Experience Student Life: Five students are blogging about campus life this semester and the students in the Adirondack Semester are writing an on-line diary. Meet our bloggers and diarists and experience student life as it happens day by day.

Research and Recollections: "A Menorah in the Wilderness" by Lawrence Baron and "Standing at the Opening of the Tent" by Rabbi Susan Talve'75 were the two lectures offered for this fall's Siegel Memorial Lecture, topics chosen to honor St. Lawrence University's Sesquicentennial celebration. Both lecturers reflect on the history and experiences of Jewish students at St. Lawrence, Professor Baron from a research perspective and Rabbi Talve from personal testimony. Both lectures are now posted to the University's Web site.

 

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