Men’s Hockey Falls to AIC

Maggie Flaherty ’20 Sports Editor  It was a breakaway goal with 1:25 left in the third period that sealed the fate of the AIC Yellow Jackets’ 4-2 win last Saturday at the Hart Center.   AIC (7-4-1, 7-7-1 overall) is ranked second in the Atlantic Hockey Standings, whereas Holy Cross (1-5-1, 1-9-2 overall) currently sits in last place. Despite the rankings, the teams were evenly matched throughout the game. During the first two periods, the teams had the same amount of shots on net. Holy Cross’s Johnny Coughlin struck early in the first period after a one-timed slap-shot rattled off … Continue reading Men’s Hockey Falls to AIC

Stick Structure Elegy

Liam Prengerdast Staff-writer On Lindon Lane’s green promenade–the sticks A sculpture lay, the site of many trysts; Whose lofty boughs and branches twisted tight Did witness love and laughter at end of night. Returning home from Caro or Boyden Recovering from the night’s sweet poison, We ‘Saders found a sight to be not missed The perfect location to take a piss So rapidly you rose, you castle of sticks! Now you have left, and surely will be missed Photo courtesy of College of the Holy Cross Continue reading Stick Structure Elegy

Men’s Basketball Continues Strong Non-Conference Play

Billy Fitzpatrick ’20 Chief Sports Editor The Holy Cross men’s basketball team (6-3) has gotten off to a strong start this season while playing a challenging non-conference schedule. The Crusaders traveled to and held halftime leads at both Michigan (undefeated and now ranked #5 in the country) and Providence (a game that was up for grabs in the final minutes). Those performances, albeit losses, set the tone for the level of play that Holy Cross is capable of, and they have hardly disappointed in their games since then. Let’s take a look at how they have been playing in recent … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Continues Strong Non-Conference Play

Does Physics Have Something to Say About Everything?

Spencer Caron ’20s Opinions Editor Unfortunately, my academic skill set does not naturally lie in the empirical sciences. No matter how much I enjoy reading about physics, and no matter how up-to-date I attempt to remain in regard to biological advances, it simply doesn’t transfer to mathematical and laboratory aptitude. So, though I can’t by and large explore the question, “Is all science just physics?” empirically, there exists no shortage of philosophers who are interested in this question from the theoretical angle. Basically, two major of schools of thought answer this question differently. On one hand, physicialists (sometimes called materialists) … Continue reading Does Physics Have Something to Say About Everything?

“Why Pursuing Beyond One’s Major is Important”

Henry W. Noe ’22 Opinions Editor While at college, students are fixated on fervently pursuing their chosen vocation. As a result, some students lack diverse courses and skills that transcends the borders of their major. While the navigation of the nuances and details of one’s major is a positive, it must be met with a development in a number of different areas as well. These developments do not just bring about internal satisfaction, but also a post-graduation advantage when searching for employment.   While present among college students, the origin of this may be in high school academia.The culture surrounding … Continue reading “Why Pursuing Beyond One’s Major is Important”

Five Christmas Movies that Should be on Your Holiday Watchlist

Bianca Miccolis ’21 Features Editor In preparation of the Christmas season, we decorate our homes and dorm rooms with trees, stockings, garlands, wreaths and more.  We take our Christmas card pictures, make gift lists and buy presents for our families and friends before and during our break. One of my favorite activities of the holiday season is watching the “25 Days of Christmas” countdown on ABC Family of all the movies that lead up to the main event: Christmas day.  Whether you watch the countdown or not, here are five movies that most everyone will see or should watch during … Continue reading Five Christmas Movies that Should be on Your Holiday Watchlist