The Inside Scoop on Being an RA!

Nicole Letendre ’23 Chief Features Editor The Office of Residence Life & Housing employs approximately 90 Resident Assistants (RAs) and 11 Head Resident Assistants (HRAs) to foster community, promote educational learning, and enforce policy within the residence halls. Each semester, RAs and HRAs undergo rigorous training to become […]

What’s the Rush?

By Stacey Kaliabakos ‘23 Opinions Editor Every year, as far back as I can remember, my family and I have spent the day after Thanksgiving decorating our house for Christmas. We take turns placing ornaments (many of which hold special memories for us) on the tree while listening […]

Where are the Masks?

Stacey Kaliabakos ‘23 Opinions Editor At the beginning of the semester, the College of the Holy Cross implemented a mask mandate that required students, faculty, and staff to wear a mask indoors. The administration said that this mandate would be in effect until Sept. 10, when test results […]

In response to “Decolonizing the Curriculum: The Problem of Underrepresentation in the Humanities”

Sahar Bazzaz Professor and Chair, Department of History Recently, The Spire published an article entitled “Decolonizing the Curriculum: The Problem of Underrepresentation in the Humanities (10/8/2021),” which took up very important and timely questions about under-representation of diverse perspectives and voices in the humanities.  As the new history […]