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theholycrossspire

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

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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 […]

Career Fair Follow-up

By Emily Bowman So you’ve attended the Career Fair, stocked up on business cards, and handed out more résumés than you can keep track of. Success! But now what?  One of the most crucial steps of any networking experience is the follow-up. Letting people know that you valued […]

Volturno Pizza: Review

By: Natalie A. Correa After returning from studying abroad in St. Andrews, Scotland, it has become a personal mission of mine to try every food Worcester has to offer before I graduate. How could I have crossed everything off my St. Andrews food “bucket list” but not that […]

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Q: What is binge drinking and what are its effects? A: Many college students today will frequently hear or see the phrase “binge drinking,” but most of us do not know the formal definition of the term, nor do we understand the reality of its effects on our […]