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Naomi Chick

Naomi '14 is an international student from England and an English major with a minor in Social Justice. She says what she misses most about her homeland is the food and the sports. She grew up playing soccer and is now a member of the Wentworth Institute of Technology Rugby team.



From: Chichester, England

Organizations: Wentworth Institute of Technology rugby team, Alternative Spring Break, Black Student Organization

Favorite books: The Bell Jar, Of Mice and Men, Dear John

Favorite movies: Gladiator, The Hangover, Seven Pounds

Favorite ways to spend a Sunday: Reading, doing homework, and catching up on sleep.

Favorite thing about Simmons: The feel of the community.


Entries by Naomi Chick

  • Panera Bread..Nom Nom Nom
    Can you believe it's almost October? It's unbelievable. I don't even know what date it is. Although this semester is off to a full swing, I am quite nervous because all of my big assignments seem to be during one...
  • Senior Year!
    It is the first full week of classes of my fall semester! Five classes, four which are English is a bit intimidating but I think I got this! Lots of friends are in my classes, and I'm so glad my...
  • International students!
    So many international students have been running around the residence campus, from Spain and France I think! It's been interesting to see younger students on campus! Besides that, I've been enjoying Whale Watching cruises, speed boats, Cirque Du Soleil and...
  • It's getting hot, hot, hot! =]
    It is officially the first day of summer! The weather is finally looking up after months of absolute nonsense weather! I took my first trip to Revere Beach, and although when I went it was a bit chilly, it was...
  • Summaa time!
    Summer has officially begun for me! I'm working both of my jobs, and taking a summer class to stay on track with graduating a year early. I had an amazing weekend at the Pride Parade, and was able to finally...
  • Finals Week
    Two more days of classes, and then the finals week finally begins! It's amazing how time has flown this semester, even though it was definitely one of the hardest I've ever been through. Luckily, I will be continuing at both...
  • Guess who's graduating a year early?!
    I just found out that I am officially graduating with my bachelors in May 2013. This is insane! I'm terrified, and so many questions of whether I should go to Grad. school, or work, or take a year off,...
  • Alternative Spring Break
    Over the past week, during my Spring Break, I had the privilege to travel to Waynesburg, PA to build a home for a family in need alongside Habitat for Humanity. My friend and I led 12 other women on...
  • Spring Break Countdown begins!
    It is officially the last week of classes before Spring Break begins!!!!!!! This week is so hectic, both internships have started, (Teen Voices & AIDS Action Committee) and the final stages of planning are going on for Alternative Spring Break!...
  • Let the madness begin
    I have officially started working at BOTH of my internships. I love them both, and I'm sure the work-load will be a bit stressful to start off, but I know I can handle it! Another exciting thing is that I...
  • I can't believe it's February!
    This month has flown by!! So much has been going on! I'm balancing five classes, two internships, the Vagina Monologues, and Alternative Spring break! It's a challenge, but I really love it! Alternative Spring Break is less than a month...
  • Bye-Bye Wisdom Teeth!
    Tomorrow morning my wisdom teeth are officially leaving my mouth!!! I'm going under anesthesia, so I'm super nervous and a little bit scared about the pain involved, but hey, I'm British, we're tough right?! Yeah, not so much! So, I'll...
  • Start of the semester :)
    Two more days until the beginning of the semester!!!!!!! It's unbelievable how fast time is flying! But these past two weeks I was in the most amazing class of my life at Simmons called World Challenge and it was to...
  • Back at Simmons!
    I got back to Simmons this Monday!!! I'm taking a class over this break for empowering women in poverty, and it's been extremely draining but quite an amazing experience! The weather is absolutely bi-polar; one day it's freezing and the...
  • Last week of Fall Semester
    The last week of classes is approaching quickly and it's finally settling in that I really have to buckle down and get all these essays and finals over with! I got accepted into World Challenge, so I wont have much of a Christmas break this year, but that's fine. I'm really excited to take this class, and hopefully the week at home will rejuvenate me.
  • Thanksgiving Break!
    This Thanksgiving Break is a hard one for me. I got the news today that my grandfather has about 24 hours to live, and I haven't seen him since July. He really was the best man that I have met,...
  • Skydiving!
    I went skydiving this morning!!!!! It was the scariest thing I have ever even imagined. My parents drove down and surprised me for my birthday (Monday)! Anyway, I can't even hear out of my ears! I was up 14,000 feet...
  • Nana
    It was the anniversary of my Nana's death yesterday, and I really couldn't handle it. I really have no words for how much I miss her. I haven't had time to really think about it because I had a essay...
  • ASB Takes Over My Life!
    This year I was honoured to take over the leadership role of Alternative Spring Break at Simmons! I didn't realize how much work it would be! Today there were 15 girls to interview, and me and the other leaders still...
  • Piles & Piles of homework!
    It is only the second full week of school and it's insane! I love my classes though! I just have to juggle homework, be a leader of Alternative Spring Break, as well as my job at a local elementary school!...
  • First day of classes!
    Today was the first day of classes for Simmons! I had three today, which I absolutely adored, but I was so exhausted! Luckily my schedule gives me Fridays off, so I will be able to enjoy this weekend! I already...
  • 2 more weeks of summer left!
    I have been counting down for a month now! I can not wait any longer to head back to Simmons! I miss all the friends I made, the gorgeous city of Boston, and learning! This summer has been really...
  • Happy belated July 4th!
    I don't really celebrate July 4th of course, since I'm not American, but I had a lot of fun! I'm finally on vacation visiting my best friend Katelyn in Cape Cod! I'm getting a tan, swimming, going to the...
  • Home at last =]
    Good and bad news. I arrived home this past Sunday, enjoying being around my family, and the comfort of not cooking for myself for quite a long time! Bad news? The second day I'm home, I find out we're moving...again....
  • Last few days of the semester!
    I haven't written anything in a while. I'm stressed beyond belief, and have barely gotten any sleep lately. I had three essays all due on the same day, and now I have a final this Saturday. I go back to...

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