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October 22, 2012

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Trustees Accept Facilities Master Plan For Campus Development
The St. Lawrence University Board of Trustees accepted a new Facilities Master Plan during its fall meeting on Saturday, October 20. The plan, which was developed with extensive input from the campus community, will guide the renewal, renovation and adaptation of the campus in the coming decades, aligning support and use for physical space needs with teaching, learning and campus life.
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Costume Parade, Music For Halloween Featured In SLU Noon Organ Concert
Music for Halloween will be performed by St. Lawrence University Musician-in-Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor on Friday, October 27, at 12:15 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel in a celebrations for every age. The event is open to the public, free of charge and those attending are encouraged to bring their lunch to eat while enjoying the music.
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American Shakespeare Center Performing At St. Lawrence
The American Shakespeare Center brings its "Tempt Me Further" tour to St. Lawrence University for performances of Twelfth Night, Love's Labours Lost and The Duchess of Malfi October 25 through 28. Tickets, at $5 each, are on sale in the Brewer Bookstore and Sullivan Student Center on campus. All performances are in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall and will be preceded by a half-hour performance of live acoustic music.
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St. Lawrence University Welcoming Alumni To Homecoming, Nov. 2-4
Homecoming Weekend at St. Lawrence University is Friday through Sunday, November 2-4, on campus, with a variety of social, educational and athletic events and activities planned.
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Prof. Graham's Essay In 'Best Food Writing 2012'
An essay by Associate Professor of English Paul Graham '99 has been published in Best Food Writing 2012, published in October 2012 by Da Capo Press.
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Anthropology Lab Becomes 'CSI/SLU'
It's lab day for students in Forensic Anthropology, taught by Visiting Assistant Professor Mindy Pitre. Students have to learn how to record and catalogue a site, as they would have to if they were involved in an anthropological dig. Many profs would lay down a grid on a spot of land and assign students a square, with plants, wildlife, soil, etc. making up the items on their logs. Not so with Pitre.
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An October 16 article in the New York Times about Grace Potter and the Nocturnals included the fact that the band began at St. Lawrence when Potter '06n and drummer Matt Burr '03 were students.
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Women's Cross Country First, Men Second at New York State Championships
Women's cross country won its fifth straight New York State Championship by placing all five of its runners in the top seven, while men's cross country placed second with Sam Rakoc '13 finishing first overall. Men's hockey continued its strong start in beating Maine 5-0 and 5-1. Kyle Flanagan '13 and Greg Carey '14 are 1 and 2 in the country in scoring for the Saints. Men's soccer rallied from a 2-0 deficit with three goals in the final seven minutes against RIT to solidify its Liberty League playoff hopes. Women's soccer beat Oswego 1-0, but lost to RIT 2-1. Football dropped a 33-20 decision to Springfield, while field hockey lost 7-1 to Skidmore. Volleyball beat Union but lost to Clarkson, Skidmore and RIT.
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