A Message From the Editors

From the Editors’ Desk Today, Friday November 16, the College will embark on an experimental campus-wide conversation aimed at addressing some of the most pressing issues facing our Holy Cross community. While no one quite knows what exactly will unfold this afternoon, the inaugural ENGAGE Summit commissioned by Fr. Boroughs in response to a letter penned and signed by members of the Holy Cross community represents an unprecedented step by the administration in tackling issues surrounding our campus culture, including sexual assault and hate. At an institution where decision making often historically comes from the top down––starting with the board … Continue reading A Message From the Editors

Freshman Definitely Not Getting Dumped Over Thanksgiving Break

Plymouth “The Rock” Johnson Newly Single         Thanksgiving Break is a welcome refuge from classes and (hopefully) homework. Students can look forward to seeing family, hanging out with friends, and turkey that wasn’t cooked in Kimball. For first-year students, many of whom are still in relationships from high school, Thanksgiving can even be a much-anticipated chance to reunite with a significant other. The Eggplant interviewed one love-struck freshman on his long-distance relationship with the proverbial girl-from-home.         “I am SO excited to see my girlfriend Katie over Thanksgiving Break! She’s the best. I miss her so much!” The freshman reported … Continue reading Freshman Definitely Not Getting Dumped Over Thanksgiving Break

The Scary Caravan- Not so Scary After All

Olivia Pan ’20 Chief Opinions Editor These last several weeks, there has been an extraordinary amount of discussion regarding a caravan of immigrants making their way towards the United States border. According to BBC, “There are several caravans moving north. The first and biggest is the one that left San Pedro Sula on 13 October.” It was originally estimated that 7,000 immigrants comprised the first caravan, but it is currently estimated that there are now between 4,000 and 5,000 immigrants comprising this first caravan that is traveling presently through Mexico to the U.S border, with most traveling from Honduras. (WashingtonPost). … Continue reading The Scary Caravan- Not so Scary After All