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News Digest
October 5, 2009
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A reminder that
News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories.

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St. Lawrence News and Features
St. Lawrence In the News
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Campus News
Muslim West Africa Topic For SLU Talk
John Hanson, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow and associate professor of history at Indiana University, will give a talk titled "The Greater and Lesser Jihad in the History of Muslim West Africa" on Thursday, October 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall at St. Lawrence University.
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Family Weekend a Great Success!
Over 250 families had a great experience on campus this past weekend. Visit our Photo Album, and watch Chelsea Nuffer's special Family Weekend video.
Phi Beta Kappa Inducts Five Seniors
The national honor society Phi Beta Kappa welcomed five seniors on Saturday, October 2. Please congratulate Ben Von Reyn, math and economics major from Williston, VT; Hillary St. John, biology and chemistry major from Concord, NH; Lucy Sammis, history major from Ticonderoga, NY; James Perconti, math and computer science major, from Rochester, NY and Joanna Fassett, philosophy major, Adams Center, NY. Jeremy Coutinho, economics and psychology major from Kampala, Uganda, was elected but will be inducted next spring due to a schedule conflict.
SLU Early Music Singers To Perform Four Settings Of 'Salve Regina'
St. Lawrence University's Early Music Singers, directed by Barry Torres, with recorder players Laura Rediehs and Lynn Waickman, will perform four varied settings of the Salve Regina (Hail, Queen of Mercy) in a concert on Sunday, October 11, at 2 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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New Book Tells History Of Ice Hockey At St. Lawrence
The story of ice hockey at St. Lawrence University is told in a new book, titled Go Saints!, by Robert Graham. It is published by the University and available at Brewer Bookstore.
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Alumni in the News
Tyler Moran '92 Named NILC Policy Director
Tyler Moran '92 has been named policy director for the National Immigration Law Center (NILC); she had been the organization's employment policy director, based in Boise, Idaho.
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Master Calendar Highlights: On Campus This Week
October 6:
6:00 p.m., Higher Education Night

October 8
7:30 p.m., African Studies CLR James Lecture: "The Greater and Lesser Jihad in the History of Muslim West Africa"

October 9
4:00 p.m., Men's Hockey at U. of Nebraska-Omaha Ice Breaker Tournament
4:00 p.m., Men's Soccer vs. Hobart, MacAllaster Field
6:00 p.m., Women's Hockey vs. University of Connecticut, Appleton Arena

October 10
10:00 a.m., Silkscreen Workshop with Melissa Schulenberg
12:00 p.m., Cross Country hosts Liberty League Championships
2:00 p.m., Men's Soccer vs. Hamilton, MacAllaster Field
3:00 p.m., Women's Hockey vs. Providence, Appleton Arena
10:00 p.m., Comedian Eddie Ifft

October 11
2:00 p.m., Salve Regina: Early Music Singers Concert

Saints Sports
Men's soccer ran out to an early 2-0 lead at Houghton, but had to hold off a late charge to claim a 4-2 victory Saturday, improving to 7-2. Brendan Gorman '12 scored two goals for the Saints. Hockey started at Appleton Arena this weekend, with women's hockey beating McGill and men's hockey downing the University of Toronto by identical 2-1 margins in scrimmage games. Women's golf, the number six ranked team in the nation, placed fourth at the Middlebury Tournament. Field hockey lost a tough 4-2 game to Hamilton, seeing its six-game win streak end. Volleyball continued to have a hard time with rival Clarkson, losing 3-1 Friday before bouncing back to down Oswego 3-0 Saturday. Football traveled to Geneva and dropped a 33-10 decision to a tough Hobart squad. Women's soccer beat Clarkson 4-0, but lost to Nazareth 2-1. Women's tennis defeated Cortland 5-4. The men's and women's cross country teams placed well at the very competitive Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh, featuring the top Division III programs in the he country, as well as a number of Division I teams.
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Web Site NEW Features, Updates, and Reminders

SLU Media Room
: We've collected up and created a central location for all St. Lawrence videos! Now you can visit our Media Room to see past Student Views Videos by Chelsea Nuffer '10, the SLU helicopter video and any other videos we create over the next months.
This week, Chelsea interviews students and families having a great time during Family Weekend. Go directly to Chelsea's video.
Last week:
Chelsea asks "Where in the world are St. Lawrence students?" She hasn't lost her friends and classmates, she's discovering the many places in the world they have studied! Listen to a few study abroad stories, in Part 1 of a multi-part series planned to broadcast over the next few weeks

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.
NEW podcasts:
Three new podcasts are ready for you! Listen to an interview with Writers Series guest Steve Almond, and pre-season interviews with Hockey Coaches Joe Marsh and Chris Wells.

Blogs Keep you Up to Date with SLU!

Natalie Cainaru '13, from Buffalo, NY
Haley Bowman '10, from Kansas City, MO
Katie Oram '11, from Melvin Village, NH
John Gursky '07, Assistant Director of Admissions
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.

Golden Thoughts is a blog by and for visitors to Thailand, our newest international program at Payap University in Chiangmai.
What's next? by Rachel Berman '10, who will document her search for post-graduation plans.


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