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Campus Community Turns Out For ENGAGE Summit

Kelly Gallagher ’22 Staff Writer On Friday, November 16, the College of the Holy Cross held its highly anticipated ENGAGE Summit: Where Do We Go from Here? After the October 27 alleged hate crime, Holy Cross students, faculty, and alumni sent a letter to the College, requesting that it address on-campus discrimination and violence with action. Taking cues from the requests made in this letter, the College canceled all classes, athletics, and extracurricular activities to allow to entire community to come together for an afternoon and reflect on campus issues. The Summit aimed to educate students on issues such as … Continue reading Campus Community Turns Out For ENGAGE Summit

BSU Through the Years: A Timeline and Headlines From the Archives

BSU Timeline Compiled by Nakyah Lucas 1968: The Black Student Union was founded. 1969: The College honors student’s petition to eliminate the reference to “Old Black Joe” from the school song “Mamie Reily.” 1969: The College approves black students’ request for a separate corridor in healy hall. Know as “The Black Corridor” and gave the College’s minority students the option of living together, providing a sense of community and support. 1972: The College’s trustees endorsed the admission and enrollment goals expressed to them by the representatives of the Black Student Union. 1973: The BSU proposed for seating arrangements of Black … Continue reading BSU Through the Years: A Timeline and Headlines From the Archives