Crusader of the Week: Ryan Wynn ‘23

Stacey Kaliabakos ’23

Features Editor

Name: Ryan Wynn

Hometown: Haverhill, Massachusetts

Major: History

Campus Activities: Manuscripts, Inscriptions, and Documents Club; Parnassus Journal; Co-editor of History on the Hill Newsletter

Favorite Movie: Saving Private Ryan

Favorite Song: Take Me Home Country Roads by John Denver

Favorite Singer/Group: The Beatles

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Sports Team: Any of the New England sports teams

Favorite Class Taken at Holy Cross: De-colonizing India

Item on HC Bucket List: Attend a Spring concert whenever the pandemic ends.

Embarrassing HC Moment: I was locked out of my dorm building because my I.D. card was not activated.

Bragging Rights: I have had the opportunity to meet the Ambassador to the UN from Switzerland and Syria.

Words to Live By: “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, eat the fruit, and resign to the influence of the Earth.”—Henry David Thoreau

Favorite TV Show: Impractical Jokers

Favorite Book: A People’s History of the United States—Howard Zinn

Favorite Kimball Meal: Chicken Parm

Favorite Cool Beans Drink: Iced Green Tea

Favorite Spot on Campus: Trees by Hoval to set up my hammock

Favorite Off-Campus Restaurant: O’Connor’s Irish Pub

Guilty Pleasure: Watching historical documentaries

Some small things that make your day better: Walking around campus on a nice day and talking with my friends

First thing you do when you wake up: Check the news

Last thing you do before going to bed: Watch a show or YouTube

Favorite Place you have traveled to: Washington D.C.

Something you look forward to when you get home: Home-cooked meals

Post-Graduation Plans: Pursue a PhD in History and become a professor

Favorite Memory at HC: Spring Immersion Trip to Wheeling, West Virginia

Photo Courtesy of Ryan Wynn ‘23.

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