Looking Back – Winter 2014

Skijoring, 1917

Skijoring: circa 1917 and 1975 Over the years, Norwich students have found various ways of amusing themselves during the long Vermont winters. In bygone days, when horses ruled The Hill, skijoring was... Read More

LOOKING BACK – Fall 2013

WOMEN’S FIELD HOCKEY, CIRCA 1976 Norwich University and Vermont College students joined forces in 1975 to form Norwich’s first women’s intercollegiate athletic team. Comprising 10 Vermont College... Read More

LOOKING BACK- SUMMER 2013

Located on the ground floor of Harmon Hall, the College Store (formerly the “PX”) first opened its doors in 1956. Managed by Hillard Seaver, it featured a bookstore, barbershop, mailroom, snack bar,... Read More

LOOKING BACK – SPRING 2013

PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL PARADE, CIRCA 1977 – More than 100 Norwich cadets marched in formation between the Philadelphia mounted police and the Alabama state float at President Jimmy Carter’s inaugural... Read More

LOOKING BACK – WINTER 2013

Winter Carnival Formal, circa 1978 — For decades, the crowning of the Winter Carnival queen was the highlight of Winter Carnival. Although this bygone tradition seems quaint by 21st-century standards,... Read More

LOOKING BACK – FALL 2012

Women’s Basketball, circa 19(??)   This photo of Vermont College students playing basketball illustrates just a few of the changes that have occurred in women’s basketball in the last 50 years.... Read More

LOOKING BACK – SUMMER 2012

The flagpole incident, circa May 1970 A week after the Kent State shootings, several hundred Norwich students gathered at the base of the flagpole in front of Jackman Hall to voice their concern over... Read More

LOOKING BACK – SPRING 2012

NORWICH UNIVERSITY TRACK AND FIELD, CIRCA 1967 The earliest mention of a track team on the Hill comes from a 1900 edition of The Reveille (the precursor to The Record). One article talks about whether... Read More

LOOKING BACK – WINTER 2012

THE RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1978 Founded in 1958 at Windham College in Putney, Vt., The Russian School moved to Norwich University 10 years later. Every summer for next the 32 years, Norwich offered a... Read More

LOOKING BACK – FALL 2011

  THE PEGASUS PLAYERS, CIRCA 1977 One of the longest-running groups on campus, the PegasusPlayers theatrical troupe has been entertaining Norwich audiences continuously since 1927. They produce two... Read More