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theholycrossspire

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

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Q: What is preventative healthcare and why should I care? A: Preventative healthcare is a type of healthcare that consists of measures to prevent illness and disease, rather than treating illness and disease once they have occurred. An individual’s health encompasses both physical and mental conditions, and so […]

Faculty of the Week

By John Kim Hometown: Port Jefferson, New York Current Position on Campus: Assistant Director of the Holy Cross Fund What is it about working for the Holy Cross Fund that you enjoy so much?: The opportunity to work with an incredible group of alumni, students, and staff who […]

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Q: What is a flu shot and why should I get one this year? A: The flu is caused by various influenza viruses and is a highly contagious respiratory illness. Some symptoms include a fever of 100 degrees or more, vomiting, diarrhea, chills, fatigue, and a cough and/or […]

Chateau de Wheeler Review

By Anamika Dutta Wheeler Hall’s annual “Château de Wheeler” took place this past Sunday, Sept. 18. Held on Wheeler Beach, Château brought together all first-year students living in Wheeler Hall for an afternoon of food, drink, and entertainment. Resident Assistants (RAs) of the building spent the morning and […]