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News Digest
January 24, 2011
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Long-time SLU Development Officer, Alumnus Whittier Passes Away
H. Sargent "Sarge" Whittier '57, who served St. Lawrence as vice president for advancement and in other leadership roles for nearly three decades, died on Sunday evening, January 23. Leave your memories of Sarge.
Service to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.
A service of song and readings honoring Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Monday, January 24, from 5 to 6:15 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel, following the first day of classes in the spring 2011 semester. The service's theme is "Hunger for Justice: Ending Hunger In Our World."
Environmental Studies Prof At SLU Offers Talk On Climate Change
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Jon Rosales will give a talk titled "Can We Avoid Dangerous Climate Change?" on Thursday, January 27, at 7 p.m. in the Hannon Room of Sullivan Student Center at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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'E-Lumination,' Public Art Using Snow & Lights, Will Be On SLU Quad Jan. 31-Feb. 4
An illuminated display of art, made from banked snow, will be on display on St. Lawrence University's quadrangle - bordered by Vilas Hall, E.J. Noble University Center, Richardson Hall and Dean-Eaton Residence Hall - from January 31 through February 4. The public is encouraged to wander through the display, free of charge, after dark.
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'Music For A While': Recital Offered By SLU Faculty
A recital titled "Music For a While...," performed by Barbara Phillips-Farley, piano, and Barry Torres, countertenor, will be held on Sunday, February 6, at 2 p.m. in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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University Chorus Seeks New Members
The University Chorus of St. Lawrence, Canton's community chorus, is accepting new members for the Spring 2011 semester. University Chorus combines the vocal talents of students, faculty, staff and community members, performing a varied repertoire.
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Prof. Gardinier Halstead Directing Play For Pendragon Theatre
Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead will direct a production of the Steven Dietz play Private Eyes for Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake. The cast includes four professional actors and Sara Cushing '13, of Adams, New York.
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Athletics News
Basketball Teams Sweep Liberty League Weekend Series at Burkman Gymnasium
It was a successful weekend at the Burkman Gymnasium for the SLU basketball teams. Women's basketball downed Union, 67-54, and Skidmore, 67-58, and men's basketball also won both of its games, 72-66 over Union and 74-66 over Skidmore. The women's alpine skiing team finished third in the giant slalom at the Colby Carnival. For the nordic skiing team, Leah Hart '12 was 11th in the 10K classic. Women's hockey swept its weekend series at Appleton Arena by defeating Brown 4-2 and Yale 2-0. Men's hockey ended a lengthy road swing on a down note, losing 2-1 at Brown and 4-1 at No. 1 Yale. The swiming and diving teams were at SUNY Potsdam, with the women winning 138-89 and the men losing 135-105. Track and field hosted the St. Lawrence Indoor Invitational. The women were paced by Lisa Baron '11, who won the shot put, and McKayla Nuffer '12, who won the 3,000-meters. For the men, Dan Ramsey '11 won the mile and Will Mosenthal '11 won the 800-meters.
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