A Summer Farewell
Aug28

A Summer Farewell

As the summer draws to an end, it means that Wagner’s fall semester is right around the corner. Soon, all students will be back on campus returning to a daily routine that we grew so accustomed to before the summer. The last few days of summer serve as a great time to reflect on what transpired during the last three and half months.  When I look back, I realize that even though my stay in Chicago was shorter than expected, it is an...

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Ten Must See Attractions in Chicago!
Aug24

Ten Must See Attractions in Chicago!

In this post, I want to suggest ten attractions one should see when visiting Chicago.  The list is in no specific order because people will enjoy some experiences more than others based on their likes and dislikes.  Without further ado, here is the top ten must see attractions of Chicago, of course in my opinion after spending the summer there. 1. Visit Millennium and Grant Park The famous bean of Chicago is a must see architectural...

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Who Has the Better Pizza: Chicago or NYC?
Aug16

Who Has the Better Pizza: Chicago or NYC?

As a student living in New York City and having the opportunity to play baseball in Chicago, I had to settle the debate of which city has the best pizza.  These two cities have had an ongoing debate about who possesses the better tasting pizza.  New York City’s pizza is famous for its large, wide, and thin shape.  On the other hand, Chicago’s pizza is renowned for its tall crust, which encloses the large amounts of cheese and chunky...

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A Day at the Ballpark
Aug13

A Day at the Ballpark

Unfortunately, my stay in Rockford was cut short because of the Epstein Barr virus, most commonly known as mononucleosis.  I was not able to recover from the illness while I was in Illinois, so with the advisement from my doctor, I traveled back home to State College, Pa.  Here, I was able to finally fight off the sickness and return to my usual self.  Although my stay in the Midwest was cut short, I still saw and took part in some...

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The Rockford Peaches
Jun18

The Rockford Peaches

This past Monday, one of the few days I have had off from baseball, I was able to take part in a fantastic restoration project. With the help of the people spearheading the operation (my host family), I was able to help in the reconstruction of historic Beyer Stadium here in Rockford, IL. Beyer Stadium hosted the Rockford Peaches of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) from 1943 to 1954. Most people not from...

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The Start of Summer
May30

The Start of Summer

Hello, first let me take a second to introduce myself. My name is Trey Nicosia and I am from State College, PA, and recently completed my freshman year at Wagner. I am a member of the Seahawks' Baseball team and will be playing in a collegiate wood bat summer league in Rockford (IL) over the next few months. Throughout the course of this blog I hope to share my experiences both on-and-off the field. Memorial Day weekend is...

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