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Religious studies

05/21/19

Eight Holy Cross Students, Recent Alumni Receive Distinguished Scholarships

The highly-competitive Fulbright and Knight-Hennessy scholarships showcase the talent of Holy Cross students

College of the Holy Cross students and alumni have earned an impressive array of scholarships this year from prestigious organizations, including the....
05/08/19

Holy Cross Professor Says We Shouldn’t Let the Ruins of the Hebrew Bible Scare Us

Commonweal Magazine

In a recent commentary for Commonweal Magazine, Mahri Leonard-Fleckman, assistant professor of religious studies at Holy Cross, said that oftentimes....
04/23/19

At Holy Cross, Professors Become Mentors

Through interactions both in and out of the classroom, Holy Cross students are surrounded by faculty members invested in their success

With small class sizes and faculty members committed to their success, Holy Cross students develop close bonds with professors, both in and out of....
04/22/19

Holy Cross Professor Who Studied Christianity in Sri Lanka Says Easter Attacks Reflect Rise in Extremism

NBC News | The Washington Post | NPR | The Conversation | Quartz | Newsweek | Religion News Service

Coordinated suicide bomber attacks targeting Christians and foreigners in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday left the nation reeling.....
04/19/19

Holy Cross Students Turn Project Ideas Into Reality Through Ignite Fund

When students were tasked with building a religious curriculum for a local middle school, the Ignite Fund helped the project take shape

Rev. Thomas McMurray, S.J., wears many hats at Nativity School of Worcester — director of admissions, director of Jesuit mission and identity, and....
04/19/19

Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics, and Society Takes Business Programs at Holy Cross to Next Level

The new center gives students multiple pathways to study business at the College

“Before, we emphasized that students could ‘major in anything, succeed in business,’ but we only offered the one pathway, the....
03/26/19

Holy Cross Judaic Studies Professor Explains Debate on Controversial Holocaust-Era Pope

The Conversation

Declaring that the church “isn’t afraid of history,” Pope Francis recently announced that the Vatican would open its archives on....
02/20/19

What Does It Mean to Be Defrocked in the Catholic Church? Holy Cross Professor Explains

The Conversation

In a historic move, Pope Francis “defrocked” Theodore E. McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, after the church....
02/08/19

Holy Cross Professor Examines the Controversy Surrounding the ‘Great Commission’

The Conversation

A recent survey has shown that the majority of churchgoing Christians in the U.S. are not familiar with the term the “Great Commission,”....
12/11/18

Holy Cross’ Long-Term Study Abroad Programs Recognized for Tenth Year in a Row

From climbing the Great Wall of China to exploring the importance of food in Italy, Holy Cross students make the most of studying abroad

This year, 86 Holy Cross students are spending the year — yes, the entire year — around the world in Germany, China, Italy, Argentina, Ireland,....
12/04/18

Holy Cross Religious Studies Professor Is Sought-After Expert on New Religious Movements

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With the American popular culture fascination for “cults” increasing throughout the past few decades, Holy Cross associate professor of....
10/15/18

Holy Cross Cantor Art Gallery to Display Contemporary Devotional Master Works From Kathmandu Valley

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will exhibit “The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of....
10/02/18

Holy Cross Professor Offers Inside Look Into Complex Jehovah’s Witnesses Organization for NBC News

NBC News

A recent Montana jury ruling that Jehovah’s Witnesses leadership is to pay $35 million to a 21-year-old woman alleging the church covered up....
10/02/18

Eight New Tenure-Track Faculty Members Welcomed in 2018-19 Academic Year

The new faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge to eight different departments at Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross has welcomed eight new faculty members to tenure-track positions for the 2018-19 academic year. They will each join a....
09/21/18

Blog: Goza ’20 Excited to Study Religion in the “Spiritual Heart of Catholicism” During Year Abroad

NAME Kate Goza ’20 HOMETOWN Mukilteo, Wash. AREAS OF STUDY Religious Studies major, Italian minor WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Università di....
09/19/18

‘Catholics Need a March for Our Lives Moment,’ Says Holy Cross Professor

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Mary Roche, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, was interviewed by the Telegram & Gazette recently on how....
08/31/18

Can the Catholic Church Be Saved? Holy Cross Professor Opines on NBC News

NBC News THINK

Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, was called upon by NBC News to share his opinion on the....
07/25/18

A Miracle? Holy Cross Professor Writes About Weeping Virgin Mary Statue

The Conversation

Last week, media outlets worldwide were abuzz with news about a statue of the Virgin Mary at a diocese in New Mexico that appeared to had been....
07/19/18

Holy Cross Professor Writes on Heaven in Christian Thought

The Conversation

The belief in an afterlife is an important part of the Christian tradition. And unsurprisingly, there are many competing images of what that would....
07/16/18

Catholics & Cultures: Holy Cross Professor Writes About Little-Known Fiesta de la Tirana for Crux

Crux

“In a tiny northern Chilean town in the driest desert in the world, 200,000 people are gathering this week for one of the most remarkable,....
06/24/19 World Premiere of Osvaldo Golijov’s ‘Falling Out of Time’ on Oct. 31 at College of the Holy Cross
06/24/19 Holy Cross Professors Celebrated for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising
06/20/19 Holy Cross Professor Quoted in The New York Times on Antitrust Lessons From the Gilded Age
06/20/19 Why Do People Love ‘Dark Tourism’? Holy Cross Professor Shares Insight With BBC 5 Radio
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AJCU Service Learning Professionals Conference
6/25/2019
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
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AJCU Service Learning Professionals Conference
6/25/2019
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
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AJCU Service Learning Professionals Conference
6/25/2019
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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AJCU Service Learning Professionals Conference
6/26/2019
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
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AJCU Service Learning Professionals Conference
6/26/2019
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
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AJCU Service Learning Professionals Conference
6/26/2019
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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AJCU Service Learning Professionals Conference
6/27/2019
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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AJCU Service Learning Professionals Conference
6/27/2019
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
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AJCU Service Learning Professionals Conference
6/27/2019
J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/26/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/26/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite C - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/27/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/27/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite C - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/27/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/27/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/27/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(09)
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MPE Training
8/28/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/29/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(09)
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MPE Training
8/29/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/30/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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Odyssey 2023 Program Workshop
8/30/2019
Odyssey
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(07)
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MPE Training
8/30/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
9/4/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Handshake on the Hoval
9/4/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 3
Stop by the Hoval to meet Handshake, the new career platform...
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Handshake on the Hoval
9/4/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
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Handshake on the Hoval - Rain Location
9/4/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
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Handshake on the Hoval
9/4/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
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Latinidad Identidad
9/9/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
9/10/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
9/11/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
9/11/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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LibFest
9/12/2019
Holy Cross Libraries
Kimball Hall Kimball Quad
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LibFest Rain Location
9/12/2019
Holy Cross Libraries
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Crossroads Lounge
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Latinidad Identidad
9/16/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
9/17/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
9/18/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
9/18/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Latinidad Identidad
9/23/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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GE Meet & Greet Session
9/23/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
Students selected to interview with GE will be invited to attend this...
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
9/24/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
9/25/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
9/25/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(07)
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3rd Festival of the Arts at Holy Cross
9/27/2019
Music
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Outdoor Oval
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Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series-Ezequiel Menendez
9/29/2019
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
September 29th, 3:00 pmDr. Ezequiel MenendezHoly Cross' Organ...
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Latinidad Identidad
9/30/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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Luncheon with Lauren Markham
9/30/2019
Latin American and Latino Studies
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
10/1/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
10/2/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
10/2/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Latinidad Identidad
10/7/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
10/8/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
10/9/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
10/9/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
10/16/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
10/16/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
10/21/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
10/22/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
10/23/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
10/23/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
10/28/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
10/29/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
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Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series Halloween Concert with Matt Luca and Michelle Sacco
10/29/2019
Features
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
A Hallowe'en ConcertHoly Cross' Organ Scholars Matt Luca...
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Latinidad Identidad
10/30/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
10/30/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Poverty Simulation Workshop
10/30/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & Dunn
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Latinidad Identidad
11/4/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
11/5/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
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Latinidad Identidad
11/6/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
11/6/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Latinidad Identidad
11/11/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
11/12/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 407(08)
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Resume Writing Workshop with Deloitte and the Center for Career Development
11/12/2019
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Open to all students! Create a resume the write way!Come hear from...
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Latinidad Identidad
11/13/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
11/13/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Into the Deep: My Journey from Feminism to Catholicism
11/14/2019
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Professor Abigail Favale, Director of the William Penn...
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Latinidad Identidad
11/18/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
11/19/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
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Holy Cross Chapel Artist Series - Olivier Latry
11/19/2019
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
November 19th, 7:30 pm Olivier Latry, Titular Organist at...
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Latinidad Identidad
11/20/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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RHA Weekly Meeting
11/20/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
12/3/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
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RHA Weekly Meeting
12/4/2019
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
RHA weekly meeting in which all hall councils are invited to share...
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Holy Cross Concert Band Concert
12/8/2019
Music
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
Open to the Public
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Eta Sigma Phi Weekly Meeting
12/10/2019
Classics
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 409
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Latinidad Identidad
1/27/2020
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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Multicultural Peer Educators Meeting
1/27/2020
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
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Latinidad Identidad
1/29/2020
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
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