SGA and SBIP Host Semester’s Final Agape Latte

Kate McLaughlin ’21 News Editor On Monday, December 3, students gathered in Levis Browsing Room in Dinand Library for the final Agape Latte event of the semester. The event was co-sponsored by the Student Government Association and the Spring Break Immersion Program, and featured speakers Professor Virginia Ryan from the Religious Studies Department and Isabelle Jenkins ‘10, Associate Director of the Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning. After a performance of “The Middle,” “Little Lion Man,” and “Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays” by Fools on the Hill, Catherine Floyd, Courtney Esteves, and Katherine Elacqua, all SBIP Co-Chairs, introduced the speakers. Professor Ryan … Continue reading SGA and SBIP Host Semester’s Final Agape Latte

College Halts Investigation into Alleged Hate Crime

Jackie Cannon ’20 Chief News Editor The College of the Holy Cross is suspending their investigation into the reported assault of an LGBT+ student on October 27. This news came in a November 30 letter to the campus community by the Vice President for Administration and Finance, Dorothy Hauver. The letter stated that, in nearly 200 hours of investigating, all leads, including interviews and security camera footage, were pursued, but did not lead to a suspect. Hauver stated that she and the Public Safety department were “disheartened” to report the suspension of the investigation. Hauver wrote, “We have taken this … Continue reading College Halts Investigation into Alleged Hate Crime

Football Caps Late-Season Resurgence with Thriller Win Over Georgetown

Billy Fitzpatrick ’22 Sports Editor  The Holy Cross football team capped off its season in dramatic fashion with a come-from-behind victory over Patriot League foe Georgetown in the nation’s capital. After trailing by as many as 26 points in the second half, the Crusaders (5-6 overall, 4-2 Patriot League) stormed back in the final 20 minutes to spoil their opponent’s Senior Day and top the Hoyas, 32-21. For Georgetown, the defeat gave them the same overall and conference records as Holy Cross, meaning that the Crusaders took second place in the Patriot League due to the head-to-head tiebreaker. Junior quarterback … Continue reading Football Caps Late-Season Resurgence with Thriller Win Over Georgetown

That’s News to Me

Sofia Maietta ’19 News Editor Sunday, Nov. 25 Margate, England- 33-year-old Ross Edgley became the first man in history to swim around the entirety of the mainland of Great Britain. His journey lasted 5 months and consisted of 1,791 miles. Edgley never set foot on land, and slept on a support boat in between his swims. Monday, Nov. 26 Hong Kong- He Jiankui, a Chinese scientist, has announced that he has created the world’s first genetically edited babies. The twin girls who were born this month were created in a lab using the gene editing technique called Crispr. However, Jiankui … Continue reading That’s News to Me

HC Capital Promotes Entreprenurial Spirit

Joey Begg ’21 Staff Writer Sean Manning ’19 and Andrew Smith ’19 are the founders of HC Capital, a club that they say gives Holy Cross students not only exposure to the finance industry, but also technical skills that they can take into internships. I sat down to interview them and a few other members on Monday night in Hogan Campus Center. Andrew is the portrait of someone who has his life together: combed hair, eye contact, and patient verbal pacing. The mildly busy space around us shrinks away to a dull roar as Andrew’s matter of fact voice informs … Continue reading HC Capital Promotes Entreprenurial Spirit

Oscars 2018/2019

Tyler Christiansen’21 Staff Writer Fall and winter are not only the best season because of the holidays, but also because all of the best movies come out in the months of October through December. Yes, this summer had huge hits like Avengers: Infinity War, Mission Impossible: Fallout, Deadpool 2 and the sequel that we’ve only been waiting fourteen years for: Incredibles 2. While all of these movies are good in their own right, the latter half of the year brings all of the independent movies that seemingly slipped under the radar that are actually thought-provoking and worthy of going to … Continue reading Oscars 2018/2019

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Campus Community Turns Out For ENGAGE Summit

Kelly Gallagher ’22 Staff Writer On Friday, November 16, the College of the Holy Cross held its highly anticipated ENGAGE Summit: Where Do We Go from Here? After the October 27 alleged hate crime, Holy Cross students, faculty, and alumni sent a letter to the College, requesting that it address on-campus discrimination and violence with action. Taking cues from the requests made in this letter, the College canceled all classes, athletics, and extracurricular activities to allow to entire community to come together for an afternoon and reflect on campus issues. The Summit aimed to educate students on issues such as … Continue reading Campus Community Turns Out For ENGAGE Summit