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February 18, 2013

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Rescheduled: St. Lawrence Writers Series to Feature Bernard Cooper on Feb. 21
Award-winning memoirist, novelist and short-story writer Bernard Cooper, who was originally scheduled to visit campus Jan. 31, will speak and read from recent work in an appearance at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, February 21, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. Part of the University's Writers Series, the event is open to the public, free of charge.
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St. Lawrence Celebrates Grace Potter & the Nocturnals 10th Anniversary
Nearly 2,500 people packed Leithead Field House on Sunday, February 10, and enjoyed the harmonies of SLU Funk, a St. Lawrence student band, followed by the rock ’n’ roll of Grace Potter & the Nocturnals. Here's a roundup of multimedia features including photos, video and a live recording.
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Close to 30 students took part in the Pre-Health Club's 'Clips for Cancer' on Friday, Feb. 15, raising more than $8,000 for childhood cancer research. YNN ran the story that evening.
Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz talked with WWNY-TV about President Obama's proposal to raise the minimum wage on Thursday, Feb. 14.
Visiting Assistant Professor of English William Bradley '99 discusses what it's like to be teaching at his alma mater in a post featured on Inside Higher Ed on Tuesday, Feb. 12.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dan Look was featured on The Wil Hansen Show on Monday, Feb. 11, discussing how beaver populations and Walmart actually grow at a similar rate and in similar ways.
Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics Steven Horwitz was a guest blogger for The Skeptical Libertarian Blog and his piece, "The Fed: Not a Conspiracy, Just Par for the Progressive Era Course" was posted on Monday, Feb. 11.
Grace Potter & the Nocturnals' return to Canton for their 10th anniversary concert was mentioned on on Monday, Feb. 11 and in the Ogdensburg Journal on Feb. 16.
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Saints Athletics

Men's Hockey Sweeps Weekend, Including Knocking Off No. 1 Team
The men's hockey team had a weekend to remember, starting with a 2-1 win over No. 1 in the nation Quinnipiac, riding a 21-game unbeaten streak, and finishing with a 3-2 victory at Princeton. The Saints, 7-1-2 in their last 10 games, are in a tie for third place with Union with two weekends left in the ECAC regular season. Women's hockey beat Princeton 4-2 and tied Quinnipiac 1-1 and are fourth in conference standings heading into their final weekend. Women's basketball lost 73-65 at RIT and 72-70 at William Smith, while men's basketball lost 73-60 at RIT and 77-60 at Hobart. Divya Biswal '15 and Ella Martin '16 set St. Lawrence records for the women's track and field team at Cornell. Men's track and field was paced by wins from Andy Fisher '13 in the 300 and Spencer Patterson '16 in the mile. Women's squash went 2-1 to finish third in the Epps Cup, beating Boston College and Georgetown 7-2, but losing 6-3 to William Smith. Nordic skiing competed at the Middlebury Carnival with two Saints placing in the top 20: Kelsey Nichols '13 earned a career-best 16th place finish in the women's 15k Free while Austin Meng '15 placed 20th in the 20k Free, his fourth top 20 finish.
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