Day: February 14, 2017

Love for the St. Mike’s Fire and Rescue

My St. Mike’s love story is the time I spent as a student member of the Saint Michael’s Fire and Rescue Department. It was the 70’s – we didn’t have much money, but the resourceful and tough Don Sutton kept us moving forward to what it has evolved into today. I loved my crews, being […]

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Galentine’s Day

Happy Galentine’s Day to the St. Mike’s Girls Book Club (Arianne, Kristin, Meg, Rachel & Victoria — and honorary members: Amelia, Jenna, Katie, & Michelle)! We met almost fifteen years ago (is that possible?!) as residents of fourth floor Joyce and became fast friends. We made it through four years of college and all that […]

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Paul Beique ’87 & Barbara Magill ‘86

Barbara Magill and I met in fall 1986, when she was living with our good friends in Townhouse 109, a short commute from the palatial Townhouse 103. Our relationship began like all great romances, over crossword puzzles.

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Andrew Parise ’09 & Julia Watson ‘10

I never spent much time in the library. In fact, I was opposed, on principle, to doing work in there. I didn’t need hard copy books to get my work done and I scoffed at assignments that required non-digital bibliographies. I was a reporter and photographer back then. Deep in the Journalism Major, my assignments […]

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St. Mike’s Love: Professor Edition

I’ve already sent in a Valentine’s Day letter for my St. Mike’s friend group, but I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge what is perhaps my greatest St. Mike’s love story: my love for my two favorite professors, Carey Kaplan & Nat Lewis. The truth is, I seriously considered transferring out of St. Mike’s […]

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Kyle ’05 & Aubrey ’06 Dietrich

I met Aubrey the last few weeks of my senior year. At the time, meeting the girl of my dreams was the farthest thing from what I was expecting. So much so that I tried to get her to date my roommate instead of me. Something about her stuck with me. No matter how much […]

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Brian ’01 & Karen ’02 Perrault

My wife and I are both St. Mike’s alumni, and we met on campus on Valentine’s Day 2001 when I was a senior and she was a junior, at a house party in North Campus. Sixteen years later, we are married and have three boys. – Brian Perrault ‘01

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St. Mike’s Stories of Love and Friendship

Did you meet at Orientation or noticed each other in class? Perhaps you met years after graduation through a St. Mike’s connection? Whether by luck or fate that brought you together, St. Mike’s is glad to be a part of your story!

Thank you to all who have shared your stories.

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