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News Digest
September 7, 2010
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Orientation Weekend Photo Album

The Class of 2014 is settling in to classes and activities. See how they were welcomed and spent the first few days of their St. Lawrence lives by browsing our Orientation photo album on the Web.
SLU Writers Series Begins Sept. 16, With George Saunders
The St. Lawrence University Writers Series begins on Thursday, September 16, with an appearance by George Saunders, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Douglas McWilliams '12 Awarded Research Fellowship At Mayo Clinic
Douglas McWilliams '12, of Sackets Harbor, NY, has returned to campus from a summer spent as a researcher at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota.
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Hall of Fame Induction Weekend Oct. 2-3
Seven  former St. Lawrence University athletes and a retired coach will comprise the Class of 2010 for the St. Lawrence University Athletic Hall of Fame when induction ceremonies are held Oct. 2-3.
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Athletics News
The 2010-11 Saints sports season officially kicked off last week, and it was an extremely successful start. Men's soccer opened with the Lotto Tournament title at Clarkson, after beating Roberts Wesleyan 2-0 and Houghton 1-0. Women's soccer had the same results at the same tournament at MacAllaster Field, downing Laselle 2-0 and Geneseo 1-0. Field hockey hosted a tournament and placed third, dropping a tough 3-2 decision to Oneonta in the first round before trouncing Utica 5-1 in the consolation game. Volleyball went 2-2 at the Cortland Classic, downing Montclair State and Vassar, and losing to Nazareth and Fredonia. Football stayed close to nationally ranked Ithaca through the first three quarters, trailing 13-3, but ended up suffering a 33-3 defeat in Mark Raymond's debut as head coach.
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St. Lawrence in the News
The Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, NY) ran a September 1, 2010, story about the collaboration of John Daly '86 and Eric Kozlowski '83 on the racing-themed comic strip "Top of the Stretch," noting that they met at St. Lawrence.
An August 26, 2010, story in the Observer-Dispatch (Utica, NY) about Brittany Gaetano '07 noted that, as head women's basketball coach at Drew University, she may be the youngest college head coach of the sport in the nation.
Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz was quoted in a September 1, 2010, editorial in the Lincoln Tribune (Lincolnton, NC) by Brian Balfour, a budget and tax policy analyst at the Civitas Institute.  
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