Crusader of the Week: Ramsés Taveras ’22

Name: Ramsés Taveras

Class Year: 2022

Hometown: New Haven, CT

Major: Economics / International Studies

Campus Activities: Creative Writing Club, Finance Club, HCSIF

Favorite Movie: The Godfather

Favorite song: “Flamboyant” by Big L

Favorite singer/group: Billy Ocean

Favorite color: Olive Green

Favorite sports team: New York Yankees

Favorite class taken at Holy Cross: CRAW: Fiction

Item on HC Bucket List: Pet Gracie

Embarrassing HC Moment: I showed up about 30 minutes early to my first ever class and ended up sitting in the wrong class for the next 20 minutes.

Bragging Rights: I won a medal at a “social gathering”

Words to live by: College is just a bunch of fat naps put together

One thing you would change at HC: All the hills and stairs would not be missed

Favorite TV Show: “Peaky Blinders”

Favorite Book: Another Country by James Baldwin

Favorite Kimball meal: Pesto tortellini

Favorite Cool Beans Drink: Vanilla/Strawberry milkshake

Favorite spot on campus: Café Babel in Stein

Favorite off-campus restaurant: Via Italian Table

Guilty Pleasure: Listening to old records while drinking a milkshake

Some small things that make your day better: Going for late night walks

First thing you do when you wake up: Read/listen to the news

Last thing you do before going to bed: Catch up on emails

Favorite place you have traveled to: Dominican Republic

Something you look forward to when you go home: Home-made food

Post-Graduation Plans: I plan to work in investment banking

Favorite memory at HC: Seeing Fools on the Hill for the first time, specifically their performance of “Dancing in the Moonlight”

Photo Courtesy of Ramsés Taveras.

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