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

What’s the Rush?

By Stacey Kaliabakos ‘23 Opinions Editor Every year, as far back as I can remember, my family and I have spent the day after Thanksgiving decorating our house for Christmas. We take turns placing ornaments (many of which hold special memories for us) on the tree while listening […]

Where are the Masks?

Stacey Kaliabakos ‘23 Opinions Editor At the beginning of the semester, the College of the Holy Cross implemented a mask mandate that required students, faculty, and staff to wear a mask indoors. The administration said that this mandate would be in effect until Sept. 10, when test results […]

In response to “Decolonizing the Curriculum: The Problem of Underrepresentation in the Humanities”

Sahar Bazzaz Professor and Chair, Department of History Recently, The Spire published an article entitled “Decolonizing the Curriculum: The Problem of Underrepresentation in the Humanities (10/8/2021),” which took up very important and timely questions about under-representation of diverse perspectives and voices in the humanities.  As the new history […]

Accessibility at Holy Cross

Alyssa Cabrera ‘25, Tess Conroy ‘22, Kathleen Miller ‘22, Sam Poyant ‘23, Hannah Walsh ‘22 Recently, there have been a few articles in “The Spire” addressing accessibility at College of the Holy Cross. It is no secret that the campus is physically challenging to navigate due to its […]