Posts Tagged ‘weather’

Professors Take Classes Outside to Enjoy the Late Summer Weather

August 31st, 2017 by Austin Bosworth '18

As the fall semester gets underway, Leah Hager Cohen, the James N. and Sarah L. O’Reilly Barrett Professor in Creative Writing, settles her students onto a shady spot of grass in the Stein Hall courtyard. She, like many Holy Cross professors, takes advantage of the warm August weather and Holy Cross’ beautiful campus to kick off the semester!

Photo by Tom Rettig

’Tis the Season for Planting

April 3rd, 2017 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Grounds workers take advantage of a sunny day early in the spring season.

Brendon Connor works in the College’s greenhouse.  About 2,800 pots of pansies are currently being planted across campus.

Adrian Xibri plants pansies in front of O’Kane Hall.

Photos by Tom Rettig

Students Embrace Warmer Weather

April 19th, 2016 by Jessica McCaughey

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Warmer weather at Holy Cross means lunch on the Hogan Courtyard, studying in the Adirondack chairs on Fenwick Lawn … and lounging in a personal hammock.

Photograph by Tom Rettig

Morning Skies at Holy Cross

December 21st, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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The morning sun brings brilliant skies over the Holy Cross campus.

Photograph by John Cannon

Summer Storms Bring Golden Skies

June 23rd, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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Much of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island were under a weather watch as tornados, hail, heavy rains and strong winds were in the forecast. After rain fell on campus the summer skies turned gold during a cloudy sunset.

Photo by Tobias Conio

Pansies Await Spring’s Warm Weather

March 20th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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William J. St. Germain, laborer for the Holy Cross Grounds Department, checks on pansies growing in the on-campus greenhouse. Over the course of each growing season around 15,000 plants are grown in the greenhouse. Currently about 5,550 pansies await spring’s warmer weather.

Photo by Tom Rettig

Signs of Spring

March 11th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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From left, Lorenzo Vicente ’18 and Kelman Ramirez ’18 walk past bulbs sprouting outside of the Hogan Campus Center during today’s spring-like weather.

Photo by Tom Rettig

Winter Views from Holy Cross

January 9th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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Student passes by the O’Kane clock tower overlooking surrounding Worcester on a winter afternoon.

Photo by John Cannon

Winter Wonderland

January 7th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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A student walks past the Rodin sculptures outside Beaven Hall on a snowy winter’s day.

Photo by Tom Rettig

O’Kane Clock Tower on a Beautiful September Day

September 4th, 2014 by Nikolas Markantonatos

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Photograph by John Cannon