News Digest

October 10, 2011

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St. Lawrence Hosts Alexander String Quartet Oct. 20-21
The Alexander String Quartet will perform in concert at St. Lawrence University on Friday, October 21, at 8 p.m. in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall, Griffiths Arts Center. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Fall Festival October 21 At SLU's Wachtmeister Field Station
St. Lawrence University's biology honor society, Beta Beta Beta, will hold a Fall Festival at the University's Wachtmeister Field Station on Friday, October 21, from 2 to 5 p.m. The event, which includes activities for everyone in the family, is open to the public free of charge; donations to benefit Friends of Bittersweet Farm, a non-profit educational division of Bittersweet Farm supporting sustainable farming and community-based learning in our community, will be accepted.
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Bram Stoker Relative, SLU Graduate, Giving Presentation On 'Dracula' Author
St. Lawrence University Class of 1981 graduate Dacre Stoker, great-grandnephew of Dracula author Bram Stoker, will give a presentation titled "The Mysteries behind the Writing of Bram Stoker's Dracula, and the Research behind the Writing of the Sequel, Dracula: The Un-Dead" on Tuesday, October 25, at 8 p.m. in the Winston Room of Sullivan Student Center on campus. The Friends of the Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries event is open to the public, free of charge.
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American Shakespeare Center's 'Almost Blasphemy Tour' At SLU
The American Shakespeare Center brings its "Almost Blasphemy Tour" to St. Lawrence University for performances of The Winter's Tale, A Midsummer Night's Dream and 'Tis A Pity She's A Whore October 24 through 30. Tickets, at $5 each, are on sale in the Brewer Bookstore and Sullivan Student Center on campus.
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Twelve Students Present Research At Conference
Twelve St. Lawrence University students partcipated in the first Undergraduate Research Conference, a collaboration of the New York Six liberal arts institutions. Over 100 students from the six schools presented their research at the conference, held October 1 at Skidmore College.
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Climbers Make Goal Of Peak Weekend
Braving cold and wet weather, the St. Lawrence Outing Club nevertheless managed to once again place climbers atop all 46 "high peaks" of the Adirondacks on Peak Weekend 2011, September 30-October 2. It was the 29th year of the event.
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Rev. Shaun Whitehead Leading Gospel Workshop At Union College
Associate Chaplain Rev. Shaun Whitehead will co-direct a workshop at Union College in Schenectady October 14 and 15, for a Presidential Forum on Diversity that has gospel music as its theme.
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Saints Sports

Cross Country teams Place Second at Hoffmann
The nationally ranked St. Lawrence cross country teams hosted the annual Hoffmann Invitational/Pre-Regional Saturday and they both placed second in a field filled with national powers. Men's cross country, No. 11 in the nation, finished behind No. 22 Bates College and a point ahead of No. 5 Geneseo. John Johnston '12 finished second overall. The women's cross country squad, ranked No. 22, placed behind Geneseo, a top-10 team, but ahead of No. 11 Plattsburgh and No. 20 Cortland. Jenna Hulton '12 led the Saints, finishing fourth overall. Women's hockey improved to 2-0-1 on the young season with a 4-1 win over UConn and a 3-3 tie with Providence at Appleton Arena. Men's hockey opened its regular season at home with losses to Ferris State, 4-2 and 5-1. Men's soccer faced its stiffest test so far against No. 17 Hobart, but shut down the Statesmen 3-0 to remain undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the nation. Women's soccer lost to No. 2 ranked William Smith 3-0. Field hockey also lost to a ranked opponent, 2-0 to No. 5 Skidmore, after beating Geneseo 2-1 earlier in the week. John Harris '13 finished in the top 10 for the second time as men's golf finished ninth at the Hamilton Invitational. In women's golf, Aimee Caligiore '13 was third as the Saints placed fifth at the Williams Fall Classic.
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