Archives for December 2012

‘SoundslikeNorwich’ goes viral

This semester Norwich University has reached the World Wide Web in a whole new way, thanks to an anonymous student who posts on Tumblr, the world’s largest blogging platform. [Read more…]

Sandy affects NU students’ homes

Although Norwich University itself wasn’t impacted directly by Hurricane Sandy, the family and friends of some students faced devastation in the aftermath, according to Norwich students. [Read more…]

School panel backs policy on bike helmets

Wearing a helmet has all the convenience of wearing an elaborate hat. To most, it is unfashionable, but they might have to change their minds when they hear that a new helmet policy is being proposed, according to the Student Government Association (SGA) [Read more…]

Old Sarge

The return of a legend

When it comes to maintaining school spirit across Norwich University’s campus, students look for a leader to increase the intensity of the crowd at athletic of school events. That leader is often a mascot, which the Cadets are lacking. [Read more…]

As We See It

As we close the fall semester, it’s natural to glance back to the months we’ve spent here so far. The campus has gone from the sunny days of Vermont filled with blasting music by the volleyball courts and afternoon dips in the Dog, to early nightfall with holiday carols on Jackman steps and cozying up in barracks with some hot cocoa. We’ve sunbathed on the green, hiked during peak season, and gone sledding with what little snow we’ve seen thus far. [Read more…]

Equality across lifestyles

Every other year since 2006, we have been doing student satisfaction surveys written by the survey firm Noel-Levitz. We will be doing another one this spring. One of the issues that has consistently been reported as being important to students but which students are not satisfied with has been the discipline system. [Read more…]

Career Corner

It’s your future we’re talking about . . .

Career Videos… just like watching TV, but you’ll actually learn something! [Read more…]

NU student embraces thrill of jumping

When Norwich University Pvt. Matthew Kaye discovered skydiving in 2009, it turned him on to an adrenaline- filled hobby. That would be plenty for most folks, but for Kaye, it led him to further challenge his limits even more with a sport called BASE jumping, which he says is both more complicated and dangerous. [Read more…]

Norwich literary journal reaches out to campus

With the guidance of a new journal advisor, Norwich University’s annual literary journal, The Chameleon, is working to organize the publication process and strengthen the journal’s presence on campus. [Read more…]

Mad River Rockets will offer winter fun

The traditional straight-line sledding experience is being taken to another level for the Norwich community this winter. The Mad River Rocket is a type of sled with “no limits,” according to the inventor of the popular sled. [Read more…]