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November 5, 2012

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St. Lawrence 'Power Of Pink' Drive Raises $5,400 To Fight Breast Cancer
St. Lawrence University's "Power of Pink" week - a week of events coordinated by student-athletes to raise funds in support of breast cancer awareness - raised $5,400, which students gave to the Gouverneur Business Women.
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Book By St. Lawrence English Prof Translates Chinese Stories
The fifth book in a series by St. Lawrence University Piskor Professor of English Sidney Sondergard, the first complete English translation of short stories by 18th-century Chinese writer Pu Songling, has just been published by Jain Publishing. As with all of the other volumes, it features illustrations by St. Lawrence graduates. Six volumes are planned.
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Scholar-Activist Richard Joseph To Speak At St. Lawrence
Richard Joseph, John Evans Professor of International History and Politics at Northwestern University, will give the CLR James Lecture in African Studies at St. Lawrence University, on the topic "Freedom Work: Journey of a Caribbean-American Scholar and Activist." The talk, which is open to the public, free of charge, is on Thursday, November 8, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall, Room 218.
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SLU Hosts Poet Steve Gehrke In Writers Series
Poet Steve Gehrke, author of Michelangelo's Seizure, will speak and read from his work in an appearance at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, November 8, 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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University Chorus Offers Concert Of Music For Veterans Day
"Music for Veterans Day" is on the program for a concert by the University Chorus on Sunday, November 11, at 2 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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St. Lawrence in the News

Garrett Watson '14 is the author of an essay titled "Misunderstanding Say's Law of Markets," published as a guest post on the blog The Market Monetarist on November 1.
Research by Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz, on what can be learned from private-sector response to Hurricane Katrina, was cited in an article in the "Room for Debate" section of The New York Times on October 30, by James Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute. It was also cited in a November 1 post on the Forbes.com website, titled "Hurricane Sandy, And The Invisible Hand Of Disaster Recovery." In addition, Horwitz appeared on "Stossel," on Fox Business, on November 1, on the same topic.
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Saints Athletics

Men's Hockey Continues Hot Start
Men's hockey improved to 5-1 on the season with 4-0 and 3-1 wins over Alabama-Huntsville at Appleton Arena this weekend. The Saints, ranked as high as 16th in the nation in one poll, open their ECAC schedule next weekend at Yale and Brown. Women's hockey has now won its last four games after sweeping a series at New Hampshire, 3-1 and 2-1. Men's soccer dropped its Liberty League semifinal game at RPI on penalty kicks, after playing to a 2-2 tie through overtime. Football played No. 7 Hobart tough through the first half, but ended up falling 34-14. Women's swimming routed Clarkson 134.5-66.5, but the men fell to Clarkson 128-71.
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