Be a part of history

It is not every day that you are invited to be a part of history. But on April 25 of this year, you will have the opportunity to do precisely that.
For nearly 200 years, Norwich University has adhered to the founding principles laid down by Captain Alden Partridge. From our mission to train citizen soldiers to our commitment to experiential learning, nearly everything we do here at Norwich can be traced back to our founder’s vision. [Read more…]

Norwich staff recognized for years of service

staff_recognitionNorwich is well-known for its emphasis on service, and that is taken seriously not just by students.
Those who are employed by Norwich also keep close the guiding values, which are a part of each and every staff member, according to the administrative assistant at College of Graduate and Continuing Study (CGCS), Jesse Drown. [Read more…]

Norwich hosts 15th annual Special Olympics

For four years, Aliah Curry has been a leader and champion on the basketball floor. She’s won just about every honor, including becoming the all-time scoring leader at Norwich, among both men and women.
But there’s another side of her athletic career where she gets a thrill being on the sidelines: The Special Olympics. [Read more…]

Men’s hockey says goodbye to six seniors

Four years ago, when Alec Thieda came to Norwich University for a recruiting visit, he knew Norwich was the place. Now he is ending his Norwich career on the Cadets hockey team, along with five other seniors.
If you ask a hockey player about playoff hockey, they will tell you there’s nothing better. The emotions in playoff hockey at any level are something special. Every team’s dream is to be holding up the championship trophy at the end of the year. It was not to be for the Cadets. [Read more…]

Norwich football pushes hard in off-season training

Though the fall sports season is far off, that has not stopped the Norwich University football team from preparing for next year. According to sophomore Jalen Belle-Walker, spring serves as an important time of preparation for the entire team. [Read more…]

#BootStompCancer campaign gains nationwide support

Norwich University Cadet Michael Heimall never expected his cancer awareness campaign to support his brother would gain nationwide support.
But it has, in a big way. [Read more…]

Norwich Student Government Association revamps elections

Norwich’s Student Government Association (SGA) will be holding elections starting Sunday, March 30, and they will be done completely online this year, according to SGA President Nick Bailey. [Read more…]

NASA Astronaut: Living the dream

A dream was created when a 12-year-old boy watched the Apollo missions: to some day fly in space.
Col. Michael E. Fossum, USAF (Ret.), eventually reached his goal of becoming a NASA astronaut, and he shared what it is like to journey to space in a talk to Norwich University and the central Vermont community at the Todd Lecture Feb. 26. in Dole Auditorium. [Read more…]

For runners, spring brings welcome return outdoors

Running season never really dies in winter, but it tends to burrow itself into cozy, warm buildings where tracks lie.
As the cold, winter months subside, though, runners like Costa Routos begin transitioning back outside to get their daily run in. For Routos, a 20-year-old, history and education major, the transition is welcome and offers relief from indoor running. [Read more…]

Liberty and Security: A Balancing Act

Recently, I was asked by a well-respected foreign policy expert to participate in a panel discussion. The title: Limiting Free Speech in an Age of Religious Extremism and Terrorism. [Read more…]