The Poetry of Gibson Fay-LeBlanc ’96

Gibson Fay-LeBlanc '96 is a writer and teacher whose first collection of poems, Death of a Ventriloquist, won the Vassar Miller Prize. He has shared a poem he wrote while home with his (then) infant son and living in a 400-square foot, third-floor-walk-up in Manhattan in this Web Exclusive. Click here to read "How to Make Fatherhood Lyrical."

Ikat Textiles Photo Gallery

See the photos one Summer Research Team snapped while doing fieldwork in Southeast Asia. 


Sneak a peek at some of the 3,700 volumes by and about Jesuits rests in Archives and Special Collections now being cataloged so that researchers around the world can access their contents.

The Legend of Cannonball Jackman

This player, perhaps the best pitcher you've never heard of, inspired one young alum to help children with skills on the baseball field find a path to higher education.


Holy Cross Magazine

Volume 46 Number 4


The Inauguration

On Sept. 14, with pomp and circumstance, contemplation and reverence, joy and music, the College inaugurated its 32nd president, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J. HCM covered every angle of the momentous occasion, and shares the happiness of that sunny autumn day with pride.

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The President's Report

In his first President's Report, Fr. Boroughs explains the importance of spiritual retreats, and shares exciting news about a contemplation center in the works for Holy Cross.

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The Financial Summary Report

In the 2012 Financial Summary Report from the Administation and Finance Office, we learn that despite the challenges of an anemic economic recovery and the lingering impacts of the recession in Fiscal 2012, the College's finances are in sound condition with balanced budgets and continued strong student demand. There's much more to learn in this report.

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Highlights of the Year

Each fall, as the President pens his essay to the Holy Cross community, we compile the highlights of the past 12 months. From faculty achievements and notable speakers to community projects and student honors, these are the moments that made purple pride swell this fiscal year (from June 2011 to July 2012).

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Tribute to Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., ’49

When our community said goodbye to its beloved Fr. Brooks this summer, there was an outpouring of memories and stories about the man credited with shaping the modern Holy Cross. In this tribute feature, HCM gathers some of the most poignant remembrances. 

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