Santa's Magic Hat

Richard Tracy '64 has always been a teller of stories, starting in his early days as a journalist. In his book, Winter Stories, he weaves tales of hope and redemption with the frankness of real life. Here, he shares one of his favorite tales from the book, Santa's Magic Hat.

Getting to Know Our Newest VP

Following a national search, Dorothy Hauver has been named vice president for administration and finance and treasurer at the College, the first woman to hold the position at Holy Cross. Read the full text of HCM 's interview with Hauver about her new role, her passion for her field and a whole lot more here.

Kimball Hall Photo Gallery

HCM Designer Stephen Albano found more archival photos of Kimball Hall than we could possibly use in the print story. Take a look at them here in this special photo gallery. 


Holy Cross Magazine

Volume 50 Number 1


Inside Admissions

HCM assigned a reporter to spend a year with the admissions staff as they worked to build a class. In this feature, you’ll discover how our counselors are looking beyond the numbers to find the students who will become part of the Holy Cross family.

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The Papal Visit

The world watched as Pope Francis made his historic visit to the United States in September. Within the Holy Cross community—both on campus and off—there was a special excitement in hearing from the first Jesuit Pope in such a direct, accessible way. In this special feature, alumni who attended papal events reflect on what the experience meant to them, and we take a look at the ongoing campus conversations surrounding the Holy Father’s visit.

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Sanctae Crucis 2015

Each year the College announces the recipients of the Sanctae Crucis Award, the highest non-degree honor Holy Cross can bestow, which recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves professionally and in the service of justice. This year, the group included those who have pursued careers in healthcare, education, media and ministry. Meet the honorees here in this special feature.

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Robbie Carter ’17, a Sheehan Scholar and varsity rower, tackles the world’s tallest peaks when he is not on Mount St. James.

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50th Volume: Where Are They Now? Standing with the People of Haiti

To celebrate HCM's 50th volume, we’re doing a special "Where Are They Now?" story in each issue this year, and pairing it with a spotlight on a current student who is living the mission of Holy Cross. For the first installment, let us re-introduce you to Elizabeth Sheehan ’82, and introduce you to Caroline Tibbitts ’17, who are both making a difference in a still-recovering Haiti.

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Mother Kimball

For 80 years, generations of Holy Cross students have gathered for meals in the grand Kimball Hall. And although the styles of preparing, serving and sharing dishes have changed since 1935, one thing has remained the same: Kimball is the heart of our campus community.

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