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September 10, 2012

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Writers Series Begins Sept. 13 At SLU, With Novelist Kathryn Davis
The St. Lawrence University Writers Series begins on Thursday, September 13, with a talk by novelist Kathryn Davis, 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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New CD Celebrates St. Lawrence University Organ
Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, St. Lawrence University's musician-in-residence, has recorded a CD of music performed on the organ in Gunnison Memorial Chapel on campus, and will perform in two recitals during Family Weekend to celebrate its release.
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St. Lawrence Family Weekend September 21-23
Family Weekend will be celebrated September 21 through 23 at St. Lawrence University, with a variety of academic, social and entertainment events planned for students and their families.
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Discussions On Climate Change Set At St. Lawrence September 25-27
Climate change and its effects will be explored in a variety of talks and events at St. Lawrence University from Tuesday through Thursday, September 25-27, on campus. All events are open to the public, free of charge.
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An essay by Coordinator of Academic Support Matthew McCluskey, titled "Writing Strategies for That Semester-Long Paper," was published in The Huffington Post September 7.
Dana Professor of Economics Steve Horwitz appeared on CNBC Europe on September 4, explaining his fundamental disagreements with economist Paul Krugman on stimulus packages.
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Men's Soccer Downs No. 6 Rochester, Stays Unbeaten
A goal by Ryan Grant '16 with 36 seconds left in regulation capped a comeback by men's soccer and gave the Saints a 3-2 win over No. 6 Rochester. The No. 9 Saints then downed Geneseo 3-1 Saturday to go to 4-0. Women's soccer improved to 3-0-1 with a scoreless tie against Cortland and a 4-0 win over Medaille. Football dropped a 20-7 decision to Norwich in its home opener. Volleyball went 1-3 in the Victory Promotions Invitational. Field hockey dropped a tough 1-0 overtime decision at home to Hartwick. At the Cardinal Classic, men's cross country had eight of the top 10 finishers and women's cross country had five of the top six finishers as both teams took titles. Jack Whelan '15 shot a 69, matching the lowest round since the program was reinstituted in 1999, as men's golf won the St. Lawrence Invitational. Women's golf placed sixth. Men's tennis placed third at the Flower City Tournament, defeating RPI and Oneonta, but losing to Roberts Wesleyan. Samantha Miller '15 and Suzanne Weinstein '16 won the B Draw Doubles title to pace women's tennis at the William Smith Tournament.
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