Category: Eggplant

How to Have Fun in Kimball

Michael Vail ‘24 Protector of Your Sanity in These Trying Times It’s almost finals week. A tough time for everyone, indeed. Enough of the introduction, though. Let’s get to why we’re really here: to explore the endless possibilities Kimball offers that you haven’t been able to comprehend yet. […]


By: Mario Micallef [Monday, 8:32 a.m., Worcester Massachusetts, 42 degrees with a thick stagnant haze over the College of the Holy Cross campus. A large flock of crows lands on the south ledge of the Fenwick spire and some perch on the sun-roof of the adjacent building, Smith […]

The End

Julianna Mariani ‘24 A Not So Relieved Chief Well folks, it’s the final issue of “The Spire” for this semester. It’s certainly been a whirlwind, but it’s definitely bittersweet. I’ll miss writing this column every week. That’s really what it is, isn’t it? A column where I update […]

Bird Poem

Michael Vail ‘24Walked Through the Park Today Shall I compare thee to an autumn day?No, autumn days are nothing like you. For you are a bird, and an autumn day is a construct. What a silly comparison. And I’m not that vain; these words will not last. I […]

A Night to Remember

Michael Vail ‘24 Talented Teller of Tall Tales Oct. 23, 2021, 9:30 p.m. The height of the inauguration celebration on the Kimball Quad. Students enjoy the hustle and bustle of the celebration. We open with the gamblin’ man… I twiddled the chip between my fingers, lowering the brim […]