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09/25/2020 Newsletter

09/25/2020

The campus community has been dismayed by the racist Zoombombing incident which occurred last week in an Africana Studies class. Orient yourself through “Africana Studies Class Subject to Zoombombing,” by Ethan Bachand ‘22, Chief News Editor, and read through community members’ responses in “Members of Holy Cross Community Gather in Response to Zoombombing Incident,” by Hui Li ‘21, Co-Chief Graphic Designer. 

As many mourn the loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is celebrated as a champion of women’s equality, Holy Cross students pay her tribute, though some respectfully disagree on how to honor her legacy and when the next justice should be nominated. Read “Do Not Tarnish RGB’s Legacy,” by Maggie Connolly ‘21, Chief Opinions Editor and “The Choice is Clear: The Senate Must Do Its Job,” by Joe Barbieri ‘23, Opinions Editor. 

In more uplifting news, The Spire Sports Section is excited to introduce a weekly Athlete Spotlight, beginning with a feature on Karter Seitz ‘22, from Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field teams, who was interviewed by Mike O’Brien ‘23, Chief Sports Editor. 

To learn about how housekeeping services Holy Cross have been protecting the campus community and stopping the spread of Covid-19, be sure to check out “Unsung Heroes: Housekeeping Staff,” by Grace Bromage ‘23, Chief Features Editor.

For campus updates of a different flavor, read the latest from our satire section: “Scavenger’s Logs – Week Four on Campus,” by Hannah Johnson ‘21, Chief Eggplant Editor, a.k.a. “Making ends meet.” 

The Spire 

09/25/2020

Graphic by Hui Li ’21

News

“Africana Studies Class Subject to Zoombombing,” by Ethan Bachand ‘22, Chief News Editor.

“Civitas Initiative Engages Students, Encourages Social Justice” by Jocelyn Buggy ‘22, News Editor.

“National Society of Leadership and Success Chapter Created at Holy Cross,” by Devin Forcina ‘22, News Editor.

“SGA Senate Minutes.”

Opinions

Photo courtesy of Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images

“In Solidarity with Those Affected by Zoombombing Incident.”

“Do Not Tarnish RGB’s Legacy,” by Maggie Connolly ‘21, Chief Opinions Editor. 

“The Choice is Clear: The Senate Must Do Its Job,” by Joe Barbieri ‘23, Opinions Editor. 

“Zoom Fatigue? Use These Tips,” by Julia Maher ‘23, Opinions Editor. 

Features

Graphic by Kim Fetherson ’22 and Hui Li ’21

“Members of Holy Cross Community Gather in Response to Zoombombing Incident,” by Hui Li ‘21, Co-Chief Graphic Designer. 

“Pathway to Pediatrics,” by Nicole Letendre ‘23, Features Editor. 

“An International Student’s Experience During the Remote Semester,” by Kelly Gallagher ‘22, Editor-in-Chief.

“Unsung Heroes: Housekeeping Staff,” by Grace Bromage ‘23, Chief Features Editor. 

“Crusader of the Week: Ryan Wynn ‘23,” covered by Stacey Kaliabakos ‘23, Features Editor. 

Eggplant (Satire)

Meme courtesy of Hannah Johnson ’21

“Father Boroughs Talks Faith,” by Matt Anderson ‘21, Editor-in-Chief, a.k.a. “Big Music Guy.” 

“Scavenger’s Logs – Week Four on Campus,” by Hannah Johnson ‘21, Chief Eggplant Editor, a.k.a. “Making ends meet.” 

“Giraffa camelopardalis,” by Mario Micallef ‘22, Eggplant Editor. 

“Assorted Memes,” by Hannah Johnson ‘21, Chief Eggplant Editor, a.k.a. “Chief of memes.” 

Sports

“Weekly HC Athlete Spotlight – Karter Seitz, Men’s XC,” by Mike O’Brien ‘23, Chief Sports Editor. 

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