Give Another Hoiah: The Chief Will Never Die

On the morning of Feb. 19, 1945, the U.S. Marines storm the volcano-ash beaches of Iwo Jima, a tiny island with strategically important airstrips that is entrenched with 22,000 Japanese soldiers vowing to fight to their deaths.

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’Sader Muscle Power Helps Fuel the Fight against Breast Cancer

The Third Annual Benching for Breast Cancer fundraiser took place in December, and, for the first time, the weight-lifting competition was open to the entire student body. Four-person teams of every skill level and size filled the Hart Center’s varsity weight room for their turn on the bench. 

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Proud Member of an Elite Circle

Twenty years ago, Holy Cross became a founding member of the Patriot League, an NCAA Division I league that celebrates and promotes academic performance and leadership development of students alongside athletic achievement.

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Off the field with Nicole Ortiz ’12

Whittier, Calif., native and varsity softball right fielder Nicole Ortiz ’12 is tackling a political science major and a Latin American and Latino concentration, with designs on becoming an immigration attorney. We asked No. 24 what her life is like when the glove comes off.

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Honoring the Greats

During halftime at the Feb. 12 Winter Homecoming men’s basketball game, three Crusader greats were honored by having their jerseys hoisted to the Hart Center rafters. Jack Foley ’62 and Ronald K. Perry ’80 (left, speaking before the event) were on hand to witness their jerseys being unfurled, joining those of
George Kaftan ’49, Bob Cousy ’50, Togo Palazzi ’54 and Tom Heinsohn ’56.

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