Blogs 

To find out what life is really like at Holy Cross, look no further than this blogs page. Through personal online journals, you’ll find members of our community — students, faculty and staff — who have volunteered to offer a glimpse of life on Mount St. James.

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Share your Holy Cross experiences online — for the semester, for the year, or when you first leave The Hill as an alum. All faculty, staff, students and alumni are welcome.

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First-Year Students

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Mitchell Baker '22

Studies he's considering:
Political Science, Philosophy
Hometown: Upton, Mass.

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AnnaGrace Greenho '22

Studies she's considering:
Psychology 
Hometown: Charleston, S.C.

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Olivia Hastie '22

Studies she's considering:
Political Science, Theatre 
Hometown: Hollistown, Mass

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Aidan Ruppert '22

Studies he's considering:
Psychology
Hometown: Rochester, N.Y

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Ramsés Taveras '22

Studies he's considering:
Accounting 
Hometown: Providence, R.I.

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Upperclassmen

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Second-Year Students
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Elizabeth Griffin ’21

Areas of Study:
English, history, music 
Hometown: Cohasset, Mass.

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Second-Year Students
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Rebecca McSweeney ’21

Areas of Study:
Biology major 
Hometown: Stoughton, Mass.

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Second-Year Students
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Xochitl Tapia ’21

Areas of Study:
Latin American and Latino Studies, environmental studies, political science 
Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri

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Third-Year Students
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Spencer Caron '20

Areas of Study:
Political science, philosophy and economics 
Hometown: Belchertown, Mass.

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Fourth-Year Students
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Zhiran (Karen) Xu ’19

Areas of Study:
Computer science and music double major
Hometown: Shenzhen, China

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Fourth-Year Students
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Thavanvotey Luong '19

Areas of Study:
English major in the Health Professions Advising Program
Hometown: Lowell, Mass.

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Study Abroad

MOST RECENT

Moscow, Russia
study abroad blogger

Emily Brown Baker '20

Areas of Study:
Sociology and Russian double major, Peace and Conflict Studies concentration 
Hometown: Harper Woods, Mich.
Duration: Full academic year

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Dijon, France
study abroad blogger

Sean Carroll '20

Areas of Study:
Economics and French double major 
Hometown: Floral Park, N.Y.
Duration: Full academic year

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Maymester to Rome, Italy
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Carolyn Dunderdale '22

Areas of Study:
Undeclared
Hometown: Marshfield, Mass.
Duration: May 26-June 22, 2019

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Florence, Italy
study abroad blogger

Kate Goza '20

Areas of Study:
Religious Studies major, Italian minor
Hometown: Mukilteo, Wash.
Duration: Full academic year

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Beijing and Shanghai, China
study abroad blogger

Bryn O'Hara '20

Areas of Study:
Chinese major 
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
Duration: Full academic year

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Dublin, Ireland
study abroad blogger

Katherine Murray '20

Areas of Study:
Economics major, American Sign Language and Deaf Studies minor
Hometown: Wellesley, Mass.
Duration: Spring 2019

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Turks and Caicos Islands
Study abroad blogger

Rachel McLellan '20

Areas of Study:
Biology major, Neuroscience minor, Health Professions Advising Program
Hometown: Cape Cod, Mass.
Duration: Spring 2019


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Maymester to Paris, France
Study abroad blogger

Lucy Rizzo '22

Areas of Study:
Political Science and Visual Art Studio double major
Hometown: Bronxville, New York
Duration: May 17–June 15, 2019


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Departments

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Admissions

Admission: Not Impossible

Admissions officers blog about application process

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Career Planning Center

Center for Career Development

Offers information for mapping your future


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Center for liberal Arts in the world

J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World

Learn about hands-on learning opportunities at Holy Cross, and how you can get involved


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CBL

Community-Based Learning

Holy Cross students address some of the community's pressing issues


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Ciocca Program

Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics, and Society

Offers information to students preparing for career in business


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CLP

Classics Department

Information about the Department of Classics


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Teacher education program

Teacher Education Program

Holy Cross students reflect on their experiences as student-teachers in local Worcester schools.


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Faculty

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Various professors

Holy Cross faculty members offer analysis for the Conversation, an independent news and commentary website.

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Edward O'Donnell

Title: Associate professor of history

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L Phillip

Leila Philip

Title: Professor of English

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Matthew Schmalz

Mathew Schmalz

Title: Associate professor of religious studies

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S Vinberg

Steve Vineberg

Title: Professor of theatre

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Attention Bloggers-to-be

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