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The Soft Side of TB12

Samuel Arciprete Chief Opinions Editor During the off-week before the Super Bowl members of the media usually grasp at straws for storylines to fill the long two weeks between Championship Sunday and Super Bowl Sunday. This go around, Tom Brady provided some intrigue with the release of his […]

College Democrats Host Bob Massie

Caroline Ahearn News Editor On Tuesday January 30, the Holy Cross College Democrats hosted Bob Massie, an activist and author who works on issues of global leadership and corporate accountability, social justice, and climate change, and is currently a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 2018 Massachusetts […]

NBA Midseason Awards

John Albinson Chief Sports Editor         With the NBA regular season over halfway done by now, it’s time to dish out the NBA Midseason Awards.  A lot can happen in the latter half of the NBA calendar, but for now, these are the teams, players, and coaches who […]

College Hoops in Full Swing

Patrick Wareham Sports Editor The 2017-2018 Men’s College Basketball season has proved to be unlike any we have seen in recent years.  As ESPN’s Jay Bilas says, “We don’t have great teams yet.  You don’t have to be historically great to win [the NCAA Tournament] like some of […]

Holy Cross in the News

Seamus Brennan News Editor   In recent months, the College of the Holy Cross has appeared in various news stories from national media outlets, most notably including expert commentary from professors, a feature on “Jeopardy!” and inclusion in national college rankings. Victor Matheson, Professor of Economics, has provided […]