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News Digest
March 16, 2009
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A reminder that
News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories.

To stay updated on campus events schedules, check out what's happening by linking to our Master Calendar of Events.
Keep up with news releases and web features from past weeks St. Lawrence News and Features
Be updated on St. Lawrence's national visibility St. Lawrence In the News
Read all about the Saints teams at Saints Athletics

More from Les!
St. Lawrence's energy conservation campaign this semester is focusing on savings in utilities. Les Power will offer weekly tips.

Les is on Spring Break, along with our students. Check back next week for More from Les!

Saints Sports Highlights
National Champion! First-year student Lindsay Cone became the first women's alpine skier to win a national title last weekend, taking the giant slalom crown at the NCAA Championships at Sunday River in Bethel, ME. She also finished ninth in the slalom.

In nordic skiing, Kristen Bednar '09 finished 36th in the freestyle 15K. Men's hockey ran its unbeaten streak to eight games and advanced to the ECAC final four with a pair of 5-3 wins over Quinnipiac in the quarterfinals at Appleton Arena. The Saints will face Yale in the semifinals 4 p.m. Friday in Albany. Women's hockey saw its season end in the NCAA quarterfinals, losing 3-1 to Mercyhurst. Men's basketball's NCAA Tournament run also ended in the Sweet 16, dropping a 71-68 decision to Richard Stockton. Alyssa Pirinelli '10 and Wendy Pavlus '11 earned All America status for the women's track team at the NCAA Championships. For the men's track team, Eric Jones '10 finished second in the weight throw to also earn All America status. Baseball opened its season with a loss to Eastern Nazarene and split a double header with Scranton. Women's lacrosse lost its opener, 10-6 to Nazareth.
More SLU Sports

Web Site NEW Features, Updates, and Reminders

Student Views Videos, by Kelsey Fraser '09
Student Views videos are produced and edited entirely by current St. Lawrence students. This semester, Kelsey Fraser '09 will produce a weekly segment. For her third subject, she asked students the age-old question: "What are your plans for spring break?"

Suggestions and ideas for future student-produced videos are welcome. Contact Lisa Cania or Mark Mende with your suggestions


Two new podcasts are posted:
St. Lawrence University Languages - Poetry for Peace and Community Newspapers in the Era of Barack Obama. Visit our podcasts page to listen on line or download

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!
Bela Vonnak '09
, a psychology major, is a member of the Saints men's basketball team. Read Bela's blog.
Blake Carbone '09 and Josh Johnson '10
continue to blog for the academic year.  Read more from Blake and Josh.  
Admissions Counselors Bridget Everly and John Gursky are blogging. Read from Bridget and John
The Weave, created by Global Studies, is a public intellectual project that brings together a range of perspectives on local, national and global issues and on mainstream and independent media coverage of those issues.
Projet Blog en France
details life in Rouen for our students in residence there.
From Fall 2008: SLU blog desde Espana

SLU Live!
includes features such as the Laurentian Singers performing our school songs, recording of the Bacheller Memorial Chimes, links to our admissions video and new helicopter video, our photo albums, our blogs, and our Web cam.


Helicopter Video View of the North Country!

St. Lawrence collaborated with several regional institutions to commission a helicopter video of the North Country. Enjoy the video tour that begins with a bird's eye view of our varsity crew team practicing on the St. Lawrence river, then shares the Thousands Islands region, Canton, the St. Lawrence campus, the foothills of the Adirondacks, Canaras and the Upper Saranac Lake region.

A new 360-degree photo is up! Check out Appleton Arena (last photo, left column on Web page), photo taken between periods at the February 6 SLU-Clarkson game.

We're on Facebook!

Join the 2,623 fans of SLU on Facebook and sign up for RSS Feeds:

1. Go to
2. In the menu to the right of the St. Lawrence logo, click on Become a Fan
3. To subscribe to one of our RSS feeds for either regional Saints Network events or student blogs, click on the link that says Subscribe to this feed in your RSS Reader associated with the item you're interested in.

St. Lawrence YouTube site
You can watch SLU videos in many ways, including links on our own Web site's SLU Live! page, and now, on an SLU YouTube site.

St. Lawrence is now on LinkedIn! LinkedIn is an online network of more than 25 million experienced professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries. Make connections today!

Student, faculty and alumni profiles
Every other month, we post about 30 new profiles of students, faculty and alumni. We've been posting profiles for over two years and more than 400 profiles are available throughout the Web site. You'll find profiles in such pages as Graduates, Faculty, Students, Arts, Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Research Opportunities, and many more. Check out the NEW profiles throughout the web site.

360 Virtual Tours!
We've photographed 15 spaces throughout campus to show each in a 360-degree panoramic view. Check out our the new photo of Appleton Arena, taken between periods at the February 6 SLU-Clarkson game.

News Digest Archive
News Digest is a weekly compilation of the news releases and Web feature stories created in the past week. It is released, generally, every Monday.

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