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Her Campus Events

Gioia Guarino ‘23 Features Section Editor Participating as a member of the Her Campus chapter here at Holy Cross has allowed me to connect with a fantastic group of fellow students through events, collaborations, and team meetings. This spring has been full of fun additions to our activity […]

Crusader of the Week: Nicole Letendre

Name: Nicole Letendre Hometown: Hudson, MA Major: English, Pre-Med Track Campus Activities: Head Resident Assistant (HRA), Chief Features Editor for the Spire, SHAPE Co-Chair, EMT for Sports Medicine, Cheerleading Favorite Movie: Knives Out Favorite song: Anything Taylor Swift! Favorite singer/group: Lord Huron Favorite color: blue Favorite sports team: the Patriots Favorite class taken at Holy […]

Graduation Day

Michael Vail ‘24 Screenwriter ACT I OF I          SCENE 1 OF 1 About-to-graduate seniors make their way to the stage to be awarded a diploma. DCU Center double booked, so the stage is the Kimball Quad, where the most—peculiar?—events occur. A large, dull tent […]

Top Five Liminal Spaces at Holy Cross

Lauren Poltorak ‘26 Visual Anomaly-01 In recent years, the use of the term “liminal space” has become more frequent across the internet and has subsequently diffused into the public consciousness. This term describes places that appear uncanny, usually due to their emptiness and sense of being abandoned. That […]