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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Featured Blogs

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ADMISSIONS
Admissions

Admission: Not Impossible

Admissions officers blog about application process

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Photo blog
Photoblog

Picture Perfect

Photo blog illustrates day-to-day life on Holy Cross campus

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First-Year Students

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Elizabeth Griffin ’21

Studies she's considering:
English, history, music 
Hometown: Cohasset, Mass.

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Rebecca McSweeney ’21

Studies she's considering:
Biology major 
Hometown: Stoughton, Mass.

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Emily Mercier ’21

Studies she's considering:
Psychology and theatre double major 
Hometown: Cumberland, Rhode Island

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Xochitl Tapia ’21

Studies she's considering:
Latin American and Latino Studies, environmental studies, political science 
Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri

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Serena Mary Uliano ’21

Studies she's considering:
History major 
Hometown: Salem, New Hampshire

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Second-Year Students

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Spencer Caron '20

Studies:
Political science, philosophy and economics 
Hometown: Belchertown, Mass.

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Emma Mussatto '20

Studies:
Economics and English
Hometown: Shelton, Conn.

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Summer Research

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Marine Biology Summer Research 2018

Katie Foley '19 and Sydney Grosskopf '20 blog about their experiences conducting marine biology research during the summer of 2018.


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Anastasia Dulskiy '19

Research:
Studying at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, part of a National Science Foundation sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in marine biology.
Studies: Biology and music double major
Hometown: Swampscott, Mass.

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Study Abroad

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Spain
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Spain Maymester 2018

Students in the “Spanish Theater and the Cultural Horizon" blog write about their experiences in this four-week immersive study program.

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Peru and Argentina
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Margaret Goddard ’19

Studies:
English and visual arts studio double major, Latin American and Latino Studies concentration
Hometown: Locust, N.J.

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England
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Henry Harrs ’19

Studies:
Philosophy major
Hometown: Thornwood, N.Y.

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Ireland, Tanzania
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Izzi Lambrecht ’19

Studies:
Self-designed health studies major
Hometown: Weston, Mass.

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Spain
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Isabel Tehan ’19

Studies:
English and Spanish double major in the prebusiness program
Hometown: Boxford, Mass.

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IRELAND
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Zhiran (Karen) Xu ’19

Studies:
Computer science and music double major
Hometown: Shenzhen, China

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England
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Siming Zhai ’19

Studies:
International Studies and history double major
Hometown: Shanghai, China

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Third-Year Students

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Thavanvotey Luong '19

Studies:
English major in the Health Professions Advising Program
Hometown: Lowell, Mass.

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Fourth-Year Students

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Alison Christovich '18

Studies: Theatre major
Hometown: Jacksonville Beach, Fla.

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Katrina Black '18

Studies: Studies in World Literatures
Hometown: Stamford, Conn.

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Departments

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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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Prebusiness Program

Prebusiness Program

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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Faculty

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prof blog

Various professors

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

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D Brand

Donald Brand

Title: Professor of political science

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Hopper

Cynthia Hooper

Title: Associate professor of history

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E O'Donnell

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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J Schneider

Jack Schneider

Title: Assistant professor of education

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S Vinberg

Steve Vineberg

Title: Professor of theatre

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