Archive for January, 2014

Holy Cross Students for Life Participate in 2014 March for Life

January 27th, 2014 by bcass

Holy Cross Students for Life travelled to Washington, DC on January 21 and 22 to participate in the annual March for Life. Matthew Laird ’15, webmaster for the student organization, shared some photos of the

The group pauses for a photo in front of the Capitol building en route to the start of the March on Constitution Avenue. The group arrived here after attending a mass/rally at Aloysius Gonzaga Jesuit High School in Washington, DC

pairSloane Burns ’15, left, and Monica Polanco ’16 at the March for Life.

crowd“Groups from all over the country were represented at the March, united by the same fire that burned in each of our hearts: to never stop proclaiming the sacredness of human life from conception to natural death,” said Laird about this photo taken during the March for Life.

Diversity Expert Gives Talk at Second Annual MLK Breakfast

January 21st, 2014 by


Damon A. Williams, the senior vice president for programs, training, and youth development services for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, delivers the keynote address at the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast held in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom. Williams was previously associate vice chancellor, vice provost, chief diversity officer, and faculty member at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
David Harris, director of College choirs and lecturer in the music department, conducts the Holy Cross Chamber Singers.

The Chamber Singers entertain the crowd. The event was co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Education and the Diversity Leadership Team.
Jacqueline Peterson, vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, enjoys the event. She paid tribute to Nelson Mandela as part of the program.

Photography by Dan Vaillancourt

Math Majors Present Research at Conference

January 16th, 2014 by


From left, Lauren Buckley ’14, Alison Wilkman ’14, Mathematics Professor Dave Damiano, Gopal Yalla  ’15, Molly Lynch ’14 and Melissa McGuirl ’15 at the 2014 Joint Mathematics Meeting in Baltimore. The five mathematics majors each presented posters on the summer math research they conducted at Holy Cross last year.

Winter Doesn’t Deter This Intrepid Jogger

January 10th, 2014 by


A jogger traverses Linden Lane against a backdrop of snow-covered tree branches.

Photograph by John Cannon