Category: features


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 […]

Ever Changing

By Shannon Burns For many people, change is hard. Change can mean that your world and your life deviate from what they once were, from what you once knew them to be, and maybe from what you were comfortable with. In certain circumstances change can be negative and […]


Q: Where can I find reliable information about my health? A: Since you’re reading this, you’re off to a good start! We (your Student Health Awareness Peer Educators, or SHAPE) will be running a regular column answering common health questions. Additionally, Health Services can be reached here on […]

Embracing Your Inner Child

By Shannon Burns There is so much that we can learn from children.  In particular, their ability to dream big without being fazed by skepticism is admirable, and something that we sometimes lose with age.  Children usually don’t think in terms of impossibility or probability, but rather tend […]

Deadpool: Reviewed

By John Hodge This Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:00, Seelos theater will be screening the first, and only, financially successful R-rated comic book movie: “Deadpool.”  The significance of this film is hugggeee (Trump voice).  As a result of this film’s success, studios will not be able to […]

Crusader of the Week: Jessica Vozella

By John Kim    Hometown: Wakefield, MA    Major: French and Religious Studies    Best Dorm: Lehy!    Favorite Holy Cross Class: Faith and World Poverty    Number of All-Nighters Last Semester: Three    Favorite Animal: Polar bear    Favorite Play: “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller    Favorite Color: Purple    Favorite Movie: “Dirty Dancing” […]

A Return to the Hill

By John Buzzard Coming back to the College of the Holy Cross is something I thought about during the summer. After having an unforgettable first year, I was ready to move up on campus. There are a number of changes that happen between years: friends go abroad, senior […]