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As the semester comes to a close, everyone starts to cram for their finals. This is also the most stressful time as a college student. I am very fortunate to be able to have all my ducks in a row and I am prepared for papers and finals I have in the future. This week is gonna be busy: I had to turn in a paper yesterday, a draft was... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2018 at In Their Words
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Hey everyone here are some photos from the junior ring ceremony and dance! I love my ring so much. And I am so happy that I got it! Thanks for all the support! Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2018 at In Their Words
Well junior ring was a success! Junior ring weekend was also a success. It was really great to get my ring and be able to celebrate with my friends and my original platoon. The ceremony was so surreal, as a member of the ring committee it is wonderful to be able to watch the ceremony each year. But actually experiencing the ceremony was magical. I am going to post a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at In Their Words
This week has to be the most exciting as all Juniors, that's me, will be getting their rings on Friday. This is a super special opportunity as many of us have waited our entire Norwich career for this very day! You are only allowed to get the corps ring, if you are in the corps and meet certain criteria. It is a privilege and an honor to be allowed to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at In Their Words
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So paint nite was great, my roommate and I had a blast painting. We also sat with a friend, from the chameleon and she had a blast as well. So happy that my painting turned out well. Here is a picture of mine and my roommtes. I am super excited for today because we are going to go to chipotle in Burlington. It will be so nice to get off... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at In Their Words
So this past weekend, and previously talked about, there was an HHC company dining in. This is a fancy dinner where the company gets together to eat and laugh and appreciate those who surround them. Headquaters is the center of attention for the corps. There are six s-sections that all have individual jobs that must happen to get the corps running. S1 is housing, s2 is security, s3 is corps... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at In Their Words
Well this weekend should be somewhat fun. My company, HHC, is having a dining in. This is kinda like a fancy dinner to give out awards and eat with your sections. It is not mandatory and costs 15 dollars but I believe it will be worth it. We are suppose to be receiving a challenge coin. I think that will be super fun. It will go to the collection of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at In Their Words
Well it is the first few days back and I am having to get back into my routine. That means waking up on time for formation, going to the gym, going to classes, and eating at the same time everyday. I am super excited about the next few weeks because the junior ring ceremony is 31 days away. I have to buy my dress soon for the dance, I may... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at In Their Words
Hey guys! So Monday of this week was my birthday. Having a birthday at school is soo wonderful. If one person knows its your birthday, that means everyone knows it is your birthday. I had a lot of people wish me a happy birthday, which is super awesome because it feels good to have other people wish me a happy birthday! This week I am doing the snapchat for the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at In Their Words
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Hey guys! I promised a photo from Recognition and I am fulfilling that promise. Here is a photo of me and my friend from high school. She was recognized by the corps now as a cadet . In other news, Tomorrow is my birthday and I am super excited about it. You guys have a wonderful week! I will report back how fun my birthday was! Also check out the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2018 at In Their Words
Every since I was little I have wanted to be a lawyer. My dream of being lawyer has no exact cause or reason, as to why I want to be a lawyer. But I do. Here recently at school I have been concerned with that going forward with my career, like how am I going to pay for school or how will I get into school. This has been one... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2018 at In Their Words
Tonight is the night all the rooks have been waiting for. They are going to be recognized by the corps and can officially call themselves cadets. Recognition is a wonderful experience that every cadet goes through and will always be remembered. There is no video or photo of what recognition... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at Marybeth Davis
So there are a lot of benefits of going to Norwich, today I am going to touch on an event that occurred to me today! Today I was officially invited to speak at a conference on behalf of Norwich and my club VIPA (Violence Intervention Peer Advocacy). The conference is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at Marybeth Davis
Getting your Junior Ring is a big deal as a cadet at a senior military college. It is a symbol of those who have come before you and those who will come after you. It symbolizes the Norwich corps values and the hardships a cadet went through during their time... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at Marybeth Davis
Being back at school is just kind of depressing because the food isn't as good as the food at home and you are back in the freezing cold. Dealing with classes can be stressful. As a student you have to take some time to love yourself and don't let the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2018 at Marybeth Davis
Saying goodbye is always hard. Leaving home is always the hardest thing about coming back to Norwich. I miss my friends and rook siblings but I always miss my family once I am at school. I am super excited about coming back to school but I have enjoyed the break... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2018 at Marybeth Davis
So this is no secret the food at Norwich is awful, Sodexo is our food provider and no one at the school actually likes the food. So I am gonna create a how to guide to survive Sodexo food! Always cut into the meat before eating! I can not explain... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Marybeth Davis
So doing laundry at Norwich is awful and terribly hard! Each building only has five washers and five dryers! So doing laundry can be difficult. The trick to being able to do your laundry is this: Do your laundry on a week day but not a Monday! No body does... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Marybeth Davis
So as an English major my finals start way before everyone else's finals start because I am assigned papers and other projects instead of the actual written final. Many people believe you can not be tested on the material taught in an English class but that is not the case.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2017 at Marybeth Davis
Thanksgiving break is the most fun time of a Norwich students career. You are allowed to go home and see your friends, eat really awesome food, and just enjoy your time at home. Most teachers don't typically assign homework to their students before they come back but some do. Some... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2017 at Marybeth Davis
This weekend started off with a decent night of spending time with my boyfriend and his rooks. I watched them do their rook thing and took a detail of them to go get one of the male's girlfriends from the parking lot. We ran a lot to find her and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Marybeth Davis
As the semester continues on it seems like the days are getting longer and more work is being assigned by each class. My roommate and I are starting to get bogged down with all the work we have. We are ready for a break and just need some time to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 at Marybeth Davis
So this mid semester break did not go as planned. This week I suffered the loss of a close friend. Under the circumstances I realized I had the best friends in my life that could possibly exist. After I found out and then realized I would not be able to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at Marybeth Davis
This past family weekend was one for the books. My parents came up and brought along my grandmother. My boyfriend's, of almost two years, father came up. So our families got to meet and they loved each other immediately. My parents came up on Thursday, I gave them a tour... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at Marybeth Davis
Okay so in this post I am going to talk about how to deal with the stresses of Norwich! Being a cadet at Norwich can be super stressful because you have corps, school, and club responsibilities. Trying to juggle all of these things can become super stressful and can be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2017 at Marybeth Davis