Crusader of the Week: Hannah McGuire, ’19

Hometown: Newton, MA Major: English Best Dorm: Mulledy Favorite Holy Cross Class: Superheros and the Self with Professor Santos Number of All-Nighters Last Semester: 3 Favorite Animal: Llama/ Meerkat Favorite Book: Beatlebone by Kevin Barry Favorite Color: Red Favorite Movie: The Boss Baby Favorite TV Shows: “The Office,” “Girls,” “Big Mouth,” “Veep” Favorite Meal on Campus: Lower Kimball Grilled Cheese Favorite Professor and Why?: Professor Catherine Thompson. She taught me an entirely new way to approach reading, writing, and analyzing for all subjects. Favorite Freshman Student: Jenny Freud Favorite Sophomore Student: Matthew Cummings Favorite Junior Student: Sean Manning Favorite Senior … Continue reading Crusader of the Week: Hannah McGuire, ’19

5 of the Best Pieces for Transitioning from Fall to Winter

Alexandra Smith Chief Culture Editor   Everyone knows that fall is the “New Year”  of the fashion world. New York Fashion Week marks the beginning of seeing all of your favorite celebrities transitioning from wearing the newest trends in denim shorts to layering their trendiest sweaters, dresses, and boots (even though the clothes being presented at all of the shows are a season ahead). It’s undoubtedly more fun to put together outfits when the temperature requires more pieces of clothing to stay warm. Winter fashion, however, can seem not nearly as exciting. When you’re making the trek from Stein to … Continue reading 5 of the Best Pieces for Transitioning from Fall to Winter

Sza’s Ctrl Perfectly Illuminates Every Twenty-Something’s Struggle for Control

Alexandra Smith Chief Culture Editor The first time I listened to New Jersey born singer Sza’s (born Solána Rowe), debut album Ctrl, I felt a beautifully disarming mixture of uneasiness and joy. I could tell by listening to the album’s first two tracks, “Supermodel” and “Love Galore” featuring Travis Scott, that the album wasn’t going to sound like anything I’d ever heard before, and it definitely wasn’t going to fit neatly into one genre. Sza herself describes “Love Galore” as a “tropical bop,” while the rest of the album has hints of R&B, indie rock, and soul. But the beats … Continue reading Sza’s Ctrl Perfectly Illuminates Every Twenty-Something’s Struggle for Control