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BLM: Basic Human Rights, Not Politics

Julia Maher ’23 Opinions Editor Since Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi founded the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in July 2013 after the acquittal of George Zimmerman’s murder of Trayvon Martin, some conservatives have profoundly politicized the organization. Contrary to what they think, BLM is a […]

Crusader of the Week: Julia Maher ’23

Name: Julia Maher Hometown: Tacoma, Washington Major: English with a concentration in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies Campus Activities: Spire Opinions Editor, SPUD, Spring Break Immersion Program, Hospitality Minister, & Pride Favorite Movie: The Shining Favorite Song: Mariposa by Peach Tree Rascals Favorite Singer/Group: Surfaces Favorite Color: Purple […]

Zoom Fatigue? Use These Tips

Julia Maher ’23 Opinions Editor Since many people are working virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic, they are heavily relying on technology platforms like Zoom. Using Zoom for extended periods of time will result in something known as “Zoom fatigue.”  Zoom fatigue is the exhaustion that results from using […]

False Hope

Julia Maher ‘23 Opinions Editor On Aug. 7, 2020, after a long period of wishful thinking from students, College of the Holy Cross finally released housing assignments for the fall semester. My friends blew up our group chat, so excited that they would reclaim their traditional, on-campus college […]

Life Before and Life After

By Julia Maher ’23Opinions Editor The coronavirus pandemic will probably be one of those events in history in which people divide their lives into two separate timelines: life before and life after. We are living in an unprecedented time of illness, which also means that the social and […]