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Friday Sep 12 |

Early Aurora Photos from Solar Storm Double Whammy

Skywatchers on the ground are already catching sight of some amazing looking auroras produced by solar material blown out from the sun during two major eruptions this week. Two photos sent in by observers in the United States show curtains of green lights dancing above Earth's surface.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Saint Lawrence University, Natural Disasters, Solar Flare, Science / Technology

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

"This is Appleton": Lawrence video shows off hometown

A lively downtown and a bustling night-life: it's not what always comes to mind at the mention of Appleton, Wisconsin. Lawrence University's new video, "This is Appleton" , shows out-of-towners what the city of Appleton is really like.


Related Topix: Appleton, WI, US Politics, US News, Representative Reid Ribble, Republican, US House of Representatives, Neenah, WI

Watertown Daily Times

Watertown High School grad Viggo Mortensen busy with batch of films

Motion picture star Viggo Mortensen, a 1976 graduate of Watertown High School and a 1980 graduate of St. Lawrence University, Canton, has two films being shown at the Toronto Film Festival, which concludes on Sunday. Mr. Mortensen, 55, stars in the Argentine film “Jauja” and the French drama “Far From Men.” In the film “Jauja,” directed by Lisandro Alonso, a cult director in Argentina, Mr. Mortensen plays a father searching for his daughter in the wilds of South America.


Related Topix: Saint Lawrence University, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

UW-Madison in at number 13 in U.S. News' annual listing

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Princeton, WI, Wisconsin, Saint Norbert College, Ripon College

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Canton man sentenced for ATM heist

A 22-year-old Canton man was sentenced to ... for his role in the theft of an ATM machine from the St. Lawrence University bookstore. Brandon D. Crandall had pleaded guilty to grand larceny and tampering with evidence charges in July 2013 and had been placed on interim probation for one year.


Related Topix: Canton, NY, Saint Lawrence University, Drugs

Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Alan Draper's editorial states inaccurate, misleading, lazy journalism

A recent editorial article by Alan Draper of St. Lawrence University is so misleading, inaccurate and an example of lazy journalism mixed with weakly guised prejudice, I believe a reply was necessary. Not deserved--but necessary.


Related Topix: Journalism, Saint Lawrence University, Mississippi, Mississippi Government, Opinion

Sys-Con Media

Park Electrochemical Corp. Announces Election of Constantine...

Park Electrochemical Corp. announced the election of Constantine Petropoulos as Vice President and General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Petropoulos will report to Brian Shore, Park's President and Chief Executive Officer.


Related Topix: Electronics, Park Electrochemical Corporation, Chemicals, Beverages, CocaCola Hellenic Bottling Company SA, Saint Lawrence University, University of Pennsylvania

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Fall concert series announced at First Presbyterian Church

The three concerts are at 7 p.m. on the third Mondays of September, October and November at First Presbyterian Church, 403 Washington St. On Sept. 15, Lisa Scrivani-Tidd will perform on the church's hybrid organ as part of her sabbatical all-Mendelssohn concert tour of the Northeastern U.S. Mrs. Scrivani-Tidd, professor of music at Jefferson Community College, holds a doctor of music degree from Indiana University, a master of music degree in organ performance from the University of Tennessee and a bachelor of music degree in music education from SUNY Fredonia.


Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Saint Lawrence University, Canton, NY, Cape Vincent, NY, Buffalo, NY


Spotlight on actor John Middleton

When real-life husband and wife John Middleton and Charity Jones appear in "Sexy Laundry" at Park Square Theatre, Middleton hopes the play goes more smoothly than it did when they first started dating. "I was terrible.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

SUNY Potsdam and SLU are first-rate for food, adding new healthy options

As of this year, SUNY Potsdam and St. Lawrence University, Canton, are winners in campus food in the state and nation, respectively, according to their students. Each school recently was honored for campus food with the inclusion of healthy, seasonal and diet-sensitive options for students who are pressed for time.


Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Potsdam, NY, SUNY College at Potsdam, Saint Lawrence University

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

DeMichiel leaving Naz hockey for job with St. Lawrence

DeMichiel leaving Naz hockey for job with St. Lawrence The former RIT standout goaltender joining the Saints coaching staff Check out this story on On Friday he found out he was being hired as an assistant coach at St. Lawrence University.


Related Topix: Saint Lawrence University, Nazareth College

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Arbiter

Earlier classes might mean better grades

A study released by St. Lawrence University in 2011 reported students with earlier classes have a higher GPA on average.


Related Topix: Saint Lawrence University, University of North Texas

North Country Now

St. Lawrence University hires 10 new faculty for fall semester

Stephen Barnard, assistant professor in sociology, held postdoctoral positions at the University of Denver in media, film and journalism studies and the University of Missouri in journalism and peace studies.


Related Topix: Saint Lawrence University, University of Denver, University of Missouri, Missouri, Boston College

Sat Aug 30, 2014

the Problem with Academic Arta .

One untenured professor took me under his wing and encouraged that process, but the department chair, an alcoholic abstract painter, stumbled into the studio late one evening while I was studying a plaster head that showed the muscles of the face.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Baldwin Wallace Conservatory appoints three artists in place of retired Dwight Oltman

Talk about filling big shoes. To replace conductor Dwight Oltman at Baldwin Wallace University, the school has hired not one or two but three people.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Symphony, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Returning SLU Students Move Into New Residence Hall

Taylor Thompson '16 felt like the luckiest student at St. Lawrence University last semester.


Related Topix: Saint Lawrence University, Lottery, Alexandria Bay, NY

North Country Now

Story from

Claire Donaldson of Lisbon won St. Lawrence University men's hockey seasons tickets.


Related Topix: Lisbon, NY, Saint Lawrence University, Potsdam, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

North County Public Radio

The night sky in late summer

Late summer is a great time, on a clear night, to look into the middle of the Milky Way.


Related Topix: Saint Lawrence University

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Director of Jazz Studies at Lawrence University passes away

According to a news release, Sturm died on Sunday at his De Pere home after a long and courageous battle with cancer.


Related Topix: De Pere, WI

301 Moved Permanently

NSCDS teacher named outstanding biology teacher in Illinois

To be acknowledged by her peers as the 2013-14 Outstanding Biology Teacher of Illinois could only be described as an exciting moment for North Shore Country Day School teacher Jennifer Pfannerstill.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Association, Olivet Nazarene University