Category: Eggplant

Beige Hawk

Mario Micallef ’22 Chief Eggplant Editor College of the Holy Cross took over the Beige Hawk sports bar on Greenie St. last Thursday night. Now for those of you who are not familiar with the Beige Hawk establishment, close your eyes and think of 2006 and 1983. Now […]

Snapshots of the Class of 2022

Dennis Liu ’22 Staff Writer, A Drummer Over this past week, Senior Convocation was held for the Class of 2022. Part of the beautiful ceremony included “snapshots,” or brief descriptions, reflections and/or vignettes of different moments, small or large, from the current senior class. Here are 15 snapshots […]

The Highlight of Break

Julianna Mariani ‘24 Editor-in-Chief, Cookie Correspondent  It’s been a long winter but we’re back with another issue of The Spire! Shockingly enough I’ve been promoted this semester so you’ll be seeing a bit less of me in my favorite section *insert a super nonchalant wink.* I’ll miss you […]

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 […]