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News Digest
October 10, 2005

2005-2006 is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!

See this week's entry on This Month in SLU History

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Campus Events
St. Lawrence University Trustee Marion Roach '77, author of the book /Roots of Desire: The Myth, Meaning and Power of Red Hair/, will speak on campus on Wednesday, October 19, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall, as part of the St. Lawrence Writers Series. This Sesquicentennial celebration event is open to the public, free of charge.
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St. Lawrence University Outdoor Program Associate Director Sarah Councell will give a slide presentation and talk on her experiences sport climbing in Colorado and Wyoming on Wednesday, October 19, at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths Arts Center. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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The Shenandoah Shakespeare company will perform /Much Ado About Nothing/, /Richard III/ and/ Return to the Forbidden Planet/ at St. Lawrence University, October 24 through 30. Tickets for all performances may be purchased for $3, at the information desk in the Student Center and Brewer Bookstore.
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"Ghost hunter" John Zaffis will give a presentation about his work investigating paranormal phenomena, followed by a "ghost hunt" around campus, on Thursday, October 20, at 8 p.m. in the Winston Room of the Student Center at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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The Reverend David Weissbard, founder of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at the Chautauqua Institute and of the Chautauqua Society for Peace and Justice, will give a talk titled "Ethics Without A Deity" on Monday, October 24, at 8 p.m. in Herring-Cole at St. Lawrence University. The event, part of the University's Sesquicentennial celebration, is open to the public, free of charge.
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Anna Gyorgy, author of No Nukes: Everyone's Guide to Nuclear Power (1980), will give a talk titled "An Ocean Apart: An American Abroad Reflects on U.S. Power and Action for Peace" on Thursday, October 13, at 7 p.m. in Herring-Cole Hall at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Campus News
St. Lawrence's chapter of the national leadership honorary Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) inducted 18 new members into its ranks during Family Weekend in September, 2005, and also celebrated its own leadership among the organization's Circles.
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In the News
An excerpt from President Daniel Sullivan's speech welcoming new students was included in an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education's October 7 issue.
Read President Sullivan's speech.

In September, both the print and Internet versions of included an article about schools that use electronic portfolios to assess student work, including St. Lawrence.
Student News
Sarah Fincke '09, of Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, will compete in the New England Equitation Finals, to be held October 21 to 23 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Fincke, a 2005 graduate of Berwick Academy in Maine, competes in the hunter/jumper category.
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The University's Sesquicentennial Celebration has begun and a dedicated Web site is live, with regular updates planned. News Digest will have Sesqui feature each week. We hope you'll visit the Sesqui Web site on your own regularly!

This week: Special Events in History: October

1899 St. Lawrence’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, New York Lambda, founded.
1950 Appleton Arena dedicated.
1954 Cornerstone of Atwood Memorial Hall laid; doors opened in the fall of 1955.
1929 Madame Marie Curie dedicates Hepburn Hall to the cause of science.
2001 Newell Field House dedicated.

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