Tag: Current Students – Undergraduate

Undergrad

Surviving a North Country Winter

As a Northern New York (NNY) native, I have faced firsthand the struggles of the North Country’s harsh winters. If this is the first you’re hearing of it, yes, we can get 7 feet of snow (and have! But not recently … ), and yes, the temperature can get well into the negatives. Don’t let …

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Our Construction Engineering Management SPEED Team Victory

I’m Zach Gordon, a senior civil engineering major here at Clarkson. I am a member of the Construction Management SPEED (Student Projects for Engineering Experience & Design) team. I’m graduating in December because I did a co-op with Walsh Construction during the spring semester of 2017. I recently competed in the 29th Annual Associated Schools …

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The Scoop on the Potsdam Food Scene

If you’re considering Clarkson but aren’t from the North Country, chances are you don’t know a whole lot about the area that surrounds the University. I come from a town that is known for its incredible restaurants, so I was definitely interested in seeing what options were available in Potsdam and the surrounding areas when …

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What It’s Like to Be on a SPEED Team at Clarkson (And Why It’s Better Here)

I can definitely say that after being at Clarkson University for 3.5 years now, I credit most of my true engineering experience to the Clarkson SPEED (Student Projects for Engineering Experience and Design) program. Of course, you learn all of the necessary engineering concepts and methods through your classes while at Clarkson; however, you can …

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The Best Ski & Snowboard Spots Around (Us)

Throughout my time at Clarkson, one of my favorite things I’ve looked forward to is ski season. When you go to a school where the temperature can drop to the single digits (or negatives), it’s important to make the most of it and get active. I grew up in a small town in Massachusetts where …