College Halts Investigation into Alleged Hate Crime

Jackie Cannon ’20 Chief News Editor The College of the Holy Cross is suspending their investigation into the reported assault of an LGBT+ student on October 27. This news came in a November 30 letter to the campus community by the Vice President for Administration and Finance, Dorothy Hauver. The letter stated that, in nearly 200 hours of investigating, all leads, including interviews and security camera footage, were pursued, but did not lead to a suspect. Hauver stated that she and the Public Safety department were “disheartened” to report the suspension of the investigation. Hauver wrote, “We have taken this … Continue reading College Halts Investigation into Alleged Hate Crime

Professor Amatangelo presents “Italian Women at War”

Jackie Cannon ‘20 Chief News Editor   In the third installment of the “Authors on the Hill” series, Italian Professor Susan Amatangelo presented her publication, “Italian Women at War: Sisters in Arms from the Unification to the 20th Century” on Monday, April 16. As editor of this book, Amatangelo broke down each section to explain the different chapters and essays included and elaborated on the reasons that led her to work on this book.   In addition to serving as editor, Amatangelo also wrote the introduction, which expounded on the themes of the book, and the third chapter: “The Female … Continue reading Professor Amatangelo presents “Italian Women at War”

Volunteers Mobilize for “Working for Worcester” Build Day

Jackie Cannon ‘20 Chief News Editor   At 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, over 1,100 volunteers gathered at Worcester City Hall to participate in the 6th annual Working for Worcester Build Day. At a diverse array of sites across the city, volunteers participated in projects such as building playgrounds, cleaning outdoor spaces, and updating classrooms and community spaces.   Working for Worcester is led entirely by a dedicated group of Holy Cross students, but attracts volunteers of all ages from the city and from every Worcester college. According to the Worcester Telegram, the organization reached a record high of … Continue reading Volunteers Mobilize for “Working for Worcester” Build Day

Board of Trustees Decide the Crusader is Here to Stay

Jackie Cannon Chief News Editor After hours of discussion amongst the members of the board of trustees, they have made their decision: The crusader mascot and moniker of the College of the Holy Cross will remain. This decision, released in the form of a letter by President Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J. and a short video by President Boroughs and Board of Trustees Chair John J. Mahoney, comes after months of engaging dialogue and, at times, fierce debate, both among the Holy Cross community, and beyond. Fr. Boroughs formed a working group in the fall of 2017 to facilitate campus-wide … Continue reading Board of Trustees Decide the Crusader is Here to Stay