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News Digest
November 5, 2007

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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
Professor Torres publishes book
A new book by a St. Lawrence University sociology professor Robert Torres explores the intersections between human and animal oppressions in relation to "the exploitative dynamics of capitalism." For more
Alice Elliott Dark presents at Writers Series
Alice Elliott Dark will speak and read from recent work in an appearance at St. Lawrence University on Monday, November 12, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. The event, part of the University's Writers Series, is open to the public, free of charge. For more
Filmmaker Karslake to discuss and screen documentary
Filmmaker Daniel Karslake will be at St. Lawrence University November 13 and 14, for two discussions on and screenings of his award-winning documentary For The Bible Tells Me So, which explores the many facets of the current national conversation regarding the rift between religion and homosexuality - religious, scientific or cultural. For more
Nominations sought for North Country Citation
Nominations are due December 14, 2007, for the 2008 North Country Citation awarded by St. Lawrence University. For more

Geology faculty and students present at national conference
Three students and four faculty members from St. Lawrence University gave presentations at the 119th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held in Denver October 27-31. The event draws about 6,300 geoscientists. For more

Saints Athletics
Sophomore tailback Connor Hackett racked up 182 rushing yards and four touchdowns as the football team routed Merchant Marine 40-16. Women's hockey swept a weekend series at Wayne State, 5-3 and 5-2, but the men had a tough time at home, losing 2-1 to Dartmouth and 6-1 to Harvard. Men's soccer advanced to the finals of the Liberty League tournament, but lost 1-0 to Hamilton. Erik Donohue placed second, as did the men's cross country team at the state championships. The women placed fourth.

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Web Site Updates and Features

This Month in St. Lawrence History: Visit our Tradition page with more on history and tradition!

1901 First home football game, a 0-0 tie with Middlebury.

1928 Forestry program begun with gift of red pine seedlings for Sandbanks area.

1999 Men’s soccer, in the midst of a 60-game unbeaten streak, wins the national championship with the first perfect season (22-0-0) in the history of NCAA soccer.

2002 St. Lawrence hosts NCAA Division III men’s soccer Final Four

SLU Live
Laurentian Singers performing our school songs, recording of the Bacheller Memorial Chimes, links to our admissions video, our podcasts, our photo albums, our student blogs, and our Web cam.

Be sure to check out the new Johnson Hall of Science interactive tour, linked from our Johnson Hall Dedication page!

Keep up with our bloggers! Here's an excerpt from Mary Jane Sweetland's recent post about her experiences in Spain: "Wow, it's hard to believe how much I've experienced in the past ten days alone!  Last weekend I took a personal trip to Morocco with 5 friends from the group.  We left Thursday night from Madrid and stayed until Sunday afternoon." Read more...

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