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

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 […]

The Curious Case of Sheba

Yum Yiu ‘25 Opinions Editor  Little Sheba! Come, Little Sheba! Come back! Come back, Little Sheba! – Lola Delaney, Come Back, Little Sheba After checking countless subscriptions that I do not own, I finally managed to find the movie, Come Back, Little Sheba, on YouTube. I have to […]

Sunflowers and Tomato Soup

Stacey Kaliabakos ‘23 Chief Opinions Editor I would never dare to say I am particularly knowledgeable about art. I also could never refer to myself as an artist because I am admittedly very bad at drawing, painting, writing poetry, etc. However, I have always appreciated art. I remember […]

Republicans, Dump Trump

Ashwin Prabaharan ‘26 Opinions Staff Writer The last decade represented one of the most dramatic shifts in the identity of the Republican Party. The same once neoconservative-dominated party who revered the Bush family and rallied for interventionism has now adopted a protectionist platform steering it towards uniform cultural […]