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Holy Cross Announces Plans for Presidential Transition

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., to stay on until successor is in place

WORCESTER, Mass.—Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., announced on Thursday he will be stepping down as president of the College of the Holy Cross. He....

Lecture Series Addresses the Environment in the Present Tense

Environmental challenges are often framed in future tense — how our actions will impact our children and our children’s children. But what are....

Holy Cross Seelos Film Series Spring 2011 Schedule

The following films will be shown at the Seelos Theater at the College of the Holy Cross. All films are free and open to the public on a first-come,....

Loyola Fitness Studio Opens for Student Use

With the beginning of a new semester, a new fitness option for Holy Cross students will officially open. The Loyola Fitness Studio in the basement of....

Holy Cross Students Travel to Washington D.C. to Protest for Social Justice

Sixteen Holy Cross students joined thousands of students from Jesuit institutions across the country in Washington D.C. for the annual Ignatian....

Lonks ’12 Looks Back on Fulfilling Semester Spent in Washington, D.C.

From the bird’s eye view atop the Washington Monument to the underground depths of the Metrorail system, I, alongside 15 fellow Crusaders, soaked....

Video: Watch Christmas Scenes from Holy Cross While College Choir Performs

Watch the video (total time: 03:43) » The Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols. Decorations up in St. Joseph....

Lighting Fair at Holy Cross Helps Consumers Save Energy and Dollars

Hosted by Holy Cross’ Presidential Task Force on the Environment, an energy-saving lighting fair held on Nov. 30 served 158 faculty, staff, and....

Holy Cross’ New Science Complex Buildings Receive LEED Gold Certification

The major components of the new Integrated Science Complex at the College of the Holy Cross have earned LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green....

Holy Cross Tops Baccalaureate Institutions in Long-Term Study Abroad Participation

Holy Cross ranks first in student participation among baccalaureate institutions for long-term study abroad programs, according to a report released....

Holy Cross Administrators to Serve Midnight Breakfast to Students During Final Exams

Recognizing that students stay up late to study during finals period, administrators at the College of the Holy Cross—including President Michael....

Hulick ’11 Eager to Witness China’s Ascent on World Stage From Front Row Seat

After taking course in Buddhism, one Holy Cross experience leads to another

Before arriving at Holy Cross, Henry “Hank” Hulick ’11 knew nothing about China. After taking a course on Buddhism during his first year,....

Video: Students Program Robots in Computer Science Class

Watch the video (total time: 01:27) » Students at Holy Cross are learning more than HTML code in their computer science class. In the Techniques of....

History Professor Serves as Expert on History Channel Program

O’Donnell discusses origins of the most popular Christmas traditions

Did you know that Christmas was considered “too fun” in the 17th century and was even banned for a short period of time? This is just one of the....

Jenks Chair, Leah Hager Cohen to Moderate Panel at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Nonfiction writer, novelist, and the College of the Holy Cross Jenks Chair of Contemporary American Letters, Leah Hager Cohen....

Students Hold Weightlifting Competition to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research

Benching for Breast Cancer to benefit Pink Revolution

WORCESTER, Mass. – The strength and conditioning program at the College of the Holy Cross will conduct its third annual Benching for Breast Cancer....

Senior Lacrosse Player Helps Those in Need Through Horseback Riding

WORCESTER, Mass. – There is nothing better than being able to help people in need by doing something that you love. With the help of her sister and....

Holy Cross Gamelan Orchestra to Hold Concert Directed by Master Balinese Artist

WORCESTER, Mass. – The College of the Holy Cross departments of theatre and music will present a concert of their famed Balinese gamelan orchestra,....

Holy Cross to Hold Christmas Tree Lighting, Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols on Dec. 9

Cherished traditions mark holiday season at the College

The College of the Holy Cross will present two cherished Christmas traditions on Dec. 9. The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, sponsored by....