At Norwich University, some people call me “Ma’am” or “Eaton.” Some call me more informal names like “Elle” or “Ari”. Others call me more colorful and unpublishable names. And, if I was successful here in my four years, all will use one from each category at some point (hopefully ending with the more friendly of the three). [Read more...]
April 10, 2014 Leave a Comment
The Class of 1923 is credited with having established what is arguably the most revered tradition at Norwich University today: the Class Ring. More than 90 years ago, Class of 1923 members R. T. Wilson, F. I. Styles and E. F. Marchant had a vision for what the ring would symbolize—a vision that has stood the test of time. They wrote, “This ring will then mean as much to the [the person] wearing it as [their Norwich] diploma, and once the custom is started and lived up to every year, the alumni will appreciate more and more what a ring of this nature stands for. It is hoped that the following classes will follow the steps the Class of 1923 has taken, and make the Norwich ring a true Norwich tradition.” [Read more...]
Sodexo, the food service corporation that serves Norwich University, is committed to providing quality and the kind of food students want on campus.
That’s the message from Sodexo and the Norwich administration in response to an article published in The Guidon newspaper March 6, which focused on negative student reactions to Sodexo’s food quality and its food monopoly on campus. [Read more...]
March 27, 2014 1 Comment
“This is WNUB 88.3, Dog River Radio.” Every hour, an automated recording of a past student’s voice reminds listeners that their local radio station once rode the airwaves with student talk shows and playlists.
But this spring, Norwich University’s radio station WNUB continues on the air in the Northfield region without any student disc jockeys. Due to low enrollment, the radio production (CM 351) class this spring semester was cancelled – the first time that has ever happened in his 15 years teaching the class, according to Prof. Doug Smith. As a result, students miss opportunities to talk while broadcasting live and to learn important communications skills, according to Norwich students.
Having been a part of NU since 1967, WNUB is owned and operated by Norwich and the radio station is used by the radio production classes in the communications department. As a part of the class, each student performs a personalized radio show, according to Dominic Davis. [Read more...]
The light hit the stage as the Norwich University student walked up to the microphone. Katie Whitney sat in the audience waiting to hear whether the nervous student had what it took to be a part of Battle of the Voices.
Approximately 31 students waited their turn to audition. One after the other, they took the stage, and eventually only 16 remained. Whitney, the musical director for Battle of the Voices, who also works in the Office of Strategic Partnerships at NU, had the difficulty task deciding which students would be able to go on and perform in front of the rest of the NU student body. [Read more...]
He has over 35 suits that Prince would give “diamonds and pearls” for just the opportunity to try one on. He’s attended priest school but not preschool. He’s been to Spain so many times that they now might need to set a holiday in his honor upon his entrance into the country.
He’s Norwich’s most interesting professor, according to Michael Neilan, a 20-year-old sophomore criminal justice major from Holden, Mass., who is just one of Prof. Jose Miana’s many fans. [Read more...]
Celebrating its centennial year, the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS) had huge attendance at the festival where “the cadets of the university did the work and presented Norwich in a great light to everyone else as a whole,” said Lt. Col. Todd Edwards , director of the Norwich University Regimental Band. [Read more...]
The Norwich University Wrestling team has overcome great obstacles over the last decade. From 10 years of decline, to nearly having the program canceled as a whole, the team is making a comeback.
This past 2013-2014 season has shown the first glimmering signals of hope of what the program once was, and can be again. Clear signals of a change in culture, and an improved 5-7 record and individual honors mark the changes. [Read more...]
“When you speak about wrestling, people usually speak about the physical aspect of the sport, because of words like takedowns, clinch fighting, and pins usually revolve around the sport,” said Norwich head coach, Alex Whitney.
To the coaching staff and the 33 players on the Norwich wrestling team, wrestling is more than just a physical sport. “It is lifestyle filled with structure, tradition and guidance. Wrestling is a brotherhood for the strong and unique. It’s a sport that gives a lot of people purpose,“ added Coach Whitney. [Read more...]