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The student newspaper of the College of the Holy Cross since 1925

Spire Updated Editorial Board

We have recently made some adjustments to our editorial board staff positions. Please take note of these important changes. Jackie Cannon, Billy Fitzpatrick Still hiding in Hogan 235 Ethan Bachand, Jocelyn Buggy, Davey Sullivan Just wanted to be on the front page Olivia Pan, Maggie Connolly, Ryen Cinski, […]

Response to Social Distancing, by Major

Jackie Cannon ’20 Social Distancing Expert (AKA Hardcore Introvert) Editor’s note: This article appears in our annual Eggplant Edition, comprised exclusively of satirical articles. In a recent poll undertaken by The Eggplant’s research division, Holy Cross students weighed in on how they’re responding to social distancing.  Biology: “Would […]

Donut King

Mario Micallef ’22Eggplant Editor Editor’s note: This article appears in our annual Eggplant Edition, comprised exclusively of satirical articles. [8:30 a.m., Rolla, Missouri, Donut King] [Michael and Amanda, sent home from college in Massachusetts due to the coronavirus, walk into a donut shop midway through their trek across […]

Crusader of the Week: The Holy Cross Skunk

Kelly Gallagher ’22Chief Features Editor Editor’s note: This article appears in our annual Eggplant Edition, comprised exclusively of satirical articles. Name: Odie  Hometown: The woods behind Figge  Major: Aromatherapy  Campus Activities: Joining the RAs on their nighttime rounds, dumpster diving, perfuming Favorite Movie: “Swamp Thing”  Favorite song: “Smells […]

Fashionable Face Mask Alternatives

Kelly Gallagher ’22A Rising Miranda Priestly Editor’s note: This article appears in our annual Eggplant Edition, comprised exclusively of satirical articles. The health care system is struggling to stay on top of the coronavirus pandemic, and one of their most pressing problems is the face mask shortage. It’s […]

News in Brief

Eggplant Staff, but mostly Hannah Johnson ’21 J.D. Power™ Survey Proves that Number of Stairs at Holy Cross Increases by 10% Annually Fr. Boroughs Announces New Academic and Departmental Awards: Most Office Hours Visited, Closest to Failing but Managed to Pass, and Most Money Spent Online Shopping during […]

Officer Gracie Elected SGA President

Jocelyn Buggy ‘22 Carole Baskin fed her husband to a tiger On Wednesday, April 1, election results revealed that Officer Gracie of the Dept. of Public Safety was voted Student Government Association President.  The two-year-old Goldendoodle received over 99% of the vote after a month-long campaign. An outspoken […]

Escalator Galore

Ethan Bachand ’22 Rehm Talk Specialist Despite the announcement being kept secret, the College of the Holy Cross is set to build escalators all over campus in an attempt to eliminate stairs. With students currently off campus, the project is expected to be completed by next semester. In […]