Crusader of the Week: Christine McLaughlin ’21

Name: Christine McLaughlin

Hometown: Queens, New York

Major: English

Campus Activities: ACT, The Purple magazine, just generally Vibing

Favorite Movie: Cats (2019)

Favorite song: “The Void” by The Raincoats

Favorite singer/group: James Corden as Bustopher Jones in Cats (2019)

Favorite color: Green

Favorite sports team: The Mets babey

Favorite class taken at Holy Cross: Any Creative Writing class

Item on HC Bucket List: Roller skate down Easy Street

Embarrassing HC Moment: Peeing myself in the woods 😦

Bragging Rights: Won 5 awards for Midnight Theatre

Words to live by: “You have nothing to lose but your chains” – Britney Spears

One thing you would change at HC: I wish the campus were more politically engaged

Favorite TV Show: “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”

Favorite Book: Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson, and All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks

Favorite Kimball meal: Mac and cheese, and cucumbers

Favorite Cool Beans Drink: The Pub Unsafe Latte (secret menu)

Favorite spot on campus: The woods

Favorite off-campus restaurant: Pizzeria Delight

Guilty Pleasure: Watching hospital shows

Some small things that make your day better: Rats.

First thing you do when you wake up: Try to remember my dreams

Last thing you do before going to bed: I fall asleep at random, so…

Favorite place you have traveled to: Paris

Something you look forward to when you go home: Going on adventures with my friends

Post-Graduation Plans: Hopefully grad school, generally writing and making art

Favorite memory at HC: Using an ouija board at a party with my friends

Photo Courtesy of Christine McLaughlin.

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