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September 19, 2011

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Madera Vox Ensemble To Perform At St. Lawrence University
Madera Vox, an ensemble of a bassoonist, an oboist, a pianist, a vocalist and a percussionist, will perform at St. Lawrence University on Monday, September 26, at 8 p.m. in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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'You Are Not A Gadget' Author Jaron Lanier To Speak At SLU
A presentation called "You Are Not a Gadget: An Evening With Jaron Lanier" will take place on Tuesday, September 27, at 7 p.m. in Eben Holden at St. Lawrence University. The event, part of the Contemporary Issues Forum, is open to the public, free of charge and will be followed by a book signing of Lanier's 2010 volume You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto.
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SLU Hosts Talk By Expert On Psychology Of Torture
Stephen Soldz, past-president of Psychologists for Social Responsibility, will give a talk called "Healers or Tormenters? Psychologists, Torture and the National Security State" on Wednesday, September 28, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 10 of Carnegie Hall at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Ensemble Chaconne, Period-Instrument Trio, Performing At SLU
Ensemble Chaconne will perform a program called "European Masters in 18th-Century London" on Saturday, October 1, at 8 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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Higher Education Night At St. Lawrence October 4
Nearly 100 colleges, universities and institutions will be represented at Higher Education Night, to be held Tuesday, October 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Leithead Field House, Augsbury Physical Education Center, at St. Lawrence University.
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SLU Noon Concert Presents Music For Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur
"Music for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur" is the theme for the October organ recital at the lunch hour in St. Lawrence University's Gunnison Memorial Chapel, featuring Musician-in-Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor and the Ad Hoc Singers, at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, October 7. The event is open to the public, free of charge, and parking is available adjacent to the chapel.
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Psychology Honor Society Inducts New Members
St. Lawrence's chapter of Psi Chi, the psychology honor society, recently inducted 20 new students as members, and transferred another student's membership to the University chapter. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall average of at least 3.3; a psychology average of at least 3.4 (based on a minimum of four psychology courses completed at St. Lawrence) and be in the top 35 percent of their class.
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Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Jeffrey Rickey was quoted in a September 15 story in Inside Higher Education, about possible reasons for a nation-wide drop in SAT scores.
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Saints Sports

Women's Soccer Dominates in Weekend Sweep
Women's soccer improved to 3-2 on the season with a pair of impressive wins, 2-0 over Nazareth and 3-0 over Elmira, at MacAllaster Field this weekend. Forward MacKenzie Collins '15 scored two goals in the win over Elmira and Abby van Geldern '12 posted shutouts in both games in the net for the Saints. Men's soccer, now ranked fourth in the country, stayed perfect at 5-0 with a 1-0 win over Gordon College. Women's cross country placed first at the Saratoga Invitational, with Jenna Hulton '12 placing first and Jackie Lemme '13 second. Men's cross country also won at Saratoga by having four of the top five finishers at the race. Football fell to 1-2 with a 36-12 loss to No. 16-ranked Alfred. Field hockey beat Morrisville 5-2, before dropping games at Lebanon Valley (4-0) and Manhattanville (2-1). Men's golf tied for ninth at Middlebury. Volleyball finished 2-2 at the RIT Tournament.
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