News Digest

September 26, 2011

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Family Weekend
St. Lawrence students and their families enjoyed a great weekend of events, as well as just catching up and enjoying one another's company on campus. For a glimpse of some of the fun, see our Photo Album from the weekend.
Talk On Tokyo & Hiroshima Bombings Oct. 3 At SLU
Andrew Rotter, Dana Professor of History at Colgate University, will give a talk titled "Narratives of Bombing: Tokyo and Hiroshima, 1945" on Monday, October 3, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall (Room 218) at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Goddess Sculptures Explained In 'Yoginis' Talk At St. Lawrence
"Scattered Goddesses: Travels with the Yoginis" is the title of a talk by Padma Kaimal, on Tuesday, October 4, at 3 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths Arts Center at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Fiction Author Ellen Akins At SLU Writers Series Oct. 6
Author Ellen Akins will speak and read from her work in an appearance at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, October 6, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. The event, part of the University's Writers Series, is open to the public, free of charge.
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Alli Shea '13 Spent Summer In Bike & Build Program
Thelmo Vice President of Senate Affairs Alli Shea '13 not only bicycled across the country during the summer, she also stopped along the way to help build houses in eight communities and raise money for affordable housing. Shea participated in a program called Bike & Build, which involves some 300 young adults every summer.
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Grace Ochieng' '12 Participates In Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
Grace Ochieng' '12 was one of five college students involved in Clinton Global Initiative University who were invited to participate in the full-scale Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2011 meeting, held in New York City September 20 through 22.
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Nora Langan '12 Wins Top Undergraduate Writing Prize From Asian Studies Conference
For the third time in the past four years, a St. Lawrence University student has won the Marleigh Grayer Ryan College Student Writing Prize for best student paper dealing with Asia, from the New York Conference on Asian Studies. Nora Langan '12 is the 2011 winner, for her paper titled "Sino-African Relations: Mutually Beneficial?" It was written for the course China's Rise, taught by Assistant Professor of Government Grace Huang.
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Saints Sports

Men's Soccer 8-0, No. 1 in Nation
Men's soccer is off to a fantastic start and coaches around the nation are taking notice. The Saints beat Liberty League foe Skidmore 2-0 Saturday and then routed Ithaca 4-0 Sunday to go to 8-0 on the season and they are currently ranked No. 1 in the nation. Women's soccer had a 1-0 overtime win over Skidmore. Football retained the Hoffman Cup with a 20-10 victory over the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point. Ethan Sutton '12 pulled in three touchdown passes from Nik Busharis '14, all in the first half, for the Saints' offense. Field hockey defeated Rochester 5-4 in overtime Friday, but dropped a tough 4-3 decision to No. 18 William Smith Saturday. Women's golf player Aimee Caligiore '13 placed fifth and the Saints were seventh as a team at the Mount Holyoke Tournament. Men's golf placed fifth at the Liberty League Championship Qualifier. At the Northeast Regionals for women's tennis, Elkie Vandenbeemt '15 made it to the quarterfinals in singles and did the same in doubles with partner Hillary Drewry '12. Volleyball posted a 2-1 mark in Liberty League play, beating RIT and Bard before losing to Vassar.
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