Category: features

The Women’s March

Anamika Dutta Chief Culture Editor On January 20, 2018, around 1.5 million people around the world took to the streets for the second annual Women’s March: The People Persist. Last year’s empowering march, a response primarily to President Trump’s derogatory comments about women and threats to defund Planned […]

Men’s Soccer

By John Godar, Editor in Chief   Holy Cross Men’s Soccer made a thrilling run in the Patriot League Tournament this weekend, making it to the championship game and ultimately falling only one goal short of beating Colgate. After a 3-0 rout against Lafayette in the quarterfinals, Holy […]

Reputation Review

Caroline Ahearn News Editor   “I’m sorry, the old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, ‘cause she’s dead!” I, like many others, could not help but physically cringe the first time I heard Taylor Swift utter those words in her first solo song in […]

1972: Immaculate Contraception

By Carly Priest “To unapologetically ignite, and together, rise” Immaculate Contraception “Take the Pill once a day, keep basic civil liberties at bay”? It’s not exactly the old adage about doctors and apples, but given the recent revisions to the Obama-era contraception mandate, maybe we should consider an […]

Sexist Tropes in Movies

By Anamika Dutta, Culture Editor Movies get a lot right, but often give into stereotypes when it comes to portraying women in a realistic multi-dimensional manner. The representation of women as either only career-oriented, only focused on love, only a feminist icon if she is allegedly “anti-men,” or forced […]