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2 Message from the President 4 Letters 5 By the Numbers 6 News and Notes 8 On Campus 12 Laurentians Inspire 26 Finger on the Pulse 30 Chance Encounters, the Law, and Some Whiskey Business 34 The Campaign for Every Laurentian 38 First Person 40 Class Notes 77 In Memory Summer ’ 20 On the Cover: The St. Lawrence facilities team of Stewart Lawrence and Marcus Sherburne made sure the Class of 2020 felt the love with the Scarlet and Brown on the lawn. Inside: President William L. Fox ’75 shared remarks with seniors who remained on campus for various reasons as well as with the entire Class of 2020 through a live video address from the Richard F. Brush ’52 University Quad. The celebration was complete with the ringing of the chapel bells by Janel Smith ’99 to honor the graduating class. May 17, 2020 “Today, the chapel bells will play again for the Class of 2020. They have been silent for over two months. Today, we will light a candle as we did only four years ago to begin your journey at St. Lawrence. You have known the bond of belonging. You feel that every single day since you joined this community. It is a bond that has tremendous strength, the ability to carry us through the issues of life and the days of a great challenge.” WILLIAM L. FOX ’75, PRESIDENT

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