Archive for September, 2009

Outdoor Music Festival

September 4th, 2009 by


Students learn how to recite and perform musical rhythms using percussion instruments in Sarah Grunstein’s Fundamentals of Music class in Smith Courtyard. On sunny days, Grunstein, assistant professor of music, is known to have her students perform their own compositions on a portable piano in the courtyard.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos

Goodbye, Bare Walls

September 3rd, 2009 by


Students look through art prints during the annual back-to-school poster sale in the Hogan Campus Center.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos

Coffee Break

September 3rd, 2009 by


Following the start of classes, the Cool Beans coffee lounge in the Hogan Campus Center is bustling once again.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos

Second Year Students Start Year With Extravaganza

September 2nd, 2009 by


Brittain Smith, associate director of the Study Abroad Program, talks with students at the 2YO (or Second-Year Opportunities) Academic Extravaganza held in the Hogan Ballroom. Students met faculty and browsed resources from approximately 40 academic departments and programs. Minors, concentrations, study away and abroad, special academic and advisory programs, internships, and college and departmental honors programs are among the ways students can distinguish their undergraduate careers at Holy Cross.

Photography by Tim Paquette ’11