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Jake Lupo Crusader of the Week!

Hometown: Auburn, New York Major: History Campus activities: Purple Key Society, Working for Worcester, SGA Favorite movie: Lincoln Favorite song: Bodak Yellow Favorite singer/group: ABBA Favorite color: Red Favorite sports team: Buffalo Bills Favorite class taken at Holy Cross: Hamilton’s America Favorite professor: Professor Yuhl Item on HC […]

Midnights: Flop or Bop?

Mackenzie Hughes ’25 Staff Editor On Oct. 21, Taylor Swift released “Midnights,” her first new record since “evermore” in 2021. The album has already sold 800,000 copies, claiming the title of the most streamed-album in a single day on Spotify. Many organizations came together on campus to celebrate […]

The Holy Cross Mission

Michael Vail ‘24 Entomologist      I found a mosquito on a windowsill in Kimball today, at coordinates 42.2401347, -71.8083961. Feeling particularly philosophical, I referred to our mission statement in search of guidance.      What are our obligations to one another? What is our special responsibility to the world’s poor […]