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Written Wanderlust

I’m embarrassed to admit that during the school year, my leisure reading predominantly involves glossy magazines. I’ll indulge every now and then in Glamour (it’s fun to share with roommates), pine over my past running days with Runner’s World, or snag an issue of Time to feel updated with the world. Yet my favorite magazine […]

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Winter is Coming

 The cold in the North Country is different than anywhere I’ve ever experienced. It’s a chill that seeps through wool and skin, deeper through muscle and to ivory bones. I walked towards the car, the soft hum of The Shins beating against my ears as they sing about how caring is creepy. I can still hear […]

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Welcome Back

To another beautiful year at St. Lawrence University!  Welcome back to those who were abroad (like me!), and welcome to our faculty coordinator, Paul Graham, who will be filling in when Sarah Barber takes her sabbatical.  The Laurentian Magazine is having its first meeting of the semester today, still holding strong with two publications a […]

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A London Minute: Dublin Calling part 2

So after the Arthur’s Day festivities, we had actual work to do and places to see.  Even though Dublin was small enough to walk places, we were lazy Americans.  So we purchased a two day ticket for a “hop on-hop off” bus tour around the city.  It took us to all the important places that […]

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A London Minute: Dublin Calling part 1

As part of the London program, the students are required to visit a different country and return to London with a presentation about what we learned.  The choices were Dublin, Amsterdam, Berlin, Edinburgh and Krakow for the students in Economics.  Obviously by the title, I got assigned Ireland along with three other girls: Tori, Jennifer […]

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A London Minute: Meeting Jack Lowden

Last semester, I had the wonderful opportunity to study abroad in England.  As you could imagine, it was amazing and I came home with a bundle of stories to tell my friends and family.  I decided to tell you all a few of my stories as well and I want to start off with one […]

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The Price of Admission

I write. I write for classes. I write for me. Or at least I used to. Recently I haven’t been able to do it–to produce what I want, to say things the way I used to be able to. I’ve been stuck for awhile, and I’m not quite sure why. Perhaps it’s because I used to […]

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Art Colonies

Whether you are a writer, sculptor, dancer, actor, playwright, painter, architect, composer, art critique, musician or in a sense, an artist, there are art colonies to take refuge and fully dedicate to your craft throughout the world.  These artist-in-residence programs can last from a few weeks to several months, allowing artists to produce work in […]

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Welcoming Spring

The Holi (or Phagwah) Festival of Colors is an annual welcoming of spring in the Hindu religion. Although Canton experienced an erratic spell of hot weather and now we’re back to the seasonal chill, Holi was celebrated this year on March 8th.  It is primarily observed in the Indo-Asia region, Southeast Asia, Caribbean, throughout the […]

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National Poetry Month: Edna St. Vincent Millay

In honor of National Poetry Month, I thought I would send some inspiration your way with a poem from, in my opinon, one of the most underrated poets of the 20th century. A whip-smart, firecracker of a woman, Millay used the natural surroundings of her childhood and adult life to produce raw lyric poetry about […]

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