Williams Hall was completed in and rededicated in honor of Edward Bennett Williams on April 26, Second-year to fourth-year students also have the option of living off-campus but only a small percentage do so, as the school has built additional housing in recent years and the number of desirable apartments near campus is limited.
The Holy Cross Library System is composed of four libraries centrally located within the campus grounds. Including its affiliation with the Central Massachusetts Regional Library System, a collaborative formed in by more than 20 academic, public, and special libraries with research collections in the central Massachusetts area, Holy Cross students have access to a combined total of approximately 3,, volumes and more than 23, journal, magazine, and newspaper subscriptions held among the plus regional institutions.
The main, Dinand Library holds an estimated , books, serials, and periodicals.
Originally opened in , it expanded in with two new wings dedicated to the memory of Joshua and Leah Hiatt and victims of the Nazi Holocaust. The reading room of Dinand is also the scene of important College gatherings, among them the Presidential Awards Ceremony, first-year orientation presentations, and concerts. Dinand is considered by many students the most scholarly and inspiring building on campus. Constructed in the s, the room's ceiling is sectioned in a grid-like pattern and embellished with gold, painted trim, and carvings along the top of the interior walls.
Large wooden candelabra are suspended from the ceiling, and Ionic columns — echoing those on the Library's exterior — anchor three sides of the room. The main reference collection of dictionaries, encyclopedias, and bibliographies are found within Dinand as well as the on-line catalog, and a staffed reference desk. Dinand Library also houses the College Archives which collects, preserves, and arranges records of permanent value from the college's foundation in to the present.
The Archives contain complete runs of all college publications including yearbooks, the college catalog, The Crusader, its predecessor The Tomahawk, the literary magazine The Purple, newsletters, pamphlets, and similar material. An extensive photograph collection documents administrators, staff, faculty, students, alumni, athletic teams, student activities, the built environment, and college life in general. There is also an extensive collection of audiovisual material documenting theatrical plays, lectures, and sporting and other events. Walsh, Louise Imogen Guiney, and Rev.
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Joseph J. Williams, S. There are also collections of material by and about Jesuits, college alumni, and friends of the college.
The first naval chaplain to receive the Medal of Honor, Rev. Joseph T. O'Callahan, S. The archives also hold research material about Catholic New England, the education of deaf Catholics, the Holocaust, as well as New England history.
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The Fenwick Music Library was founded in Particularly noteworthy are the Music Library's collections of scores and recordings of 20th-century composers, world music recordings, and composer biographies. The Music Library owns many of the authoritative editions of significant composers' collected works, such as Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart. It serves as the primary public space for the Center for Religion, Ethics, and Culture and other departments with offices within Smith Hall.
Rehm Library provides space for hospitality, Center-sponsored lectures and events, quiet space for reading and reflection, and enhanced library resources on religion and spirituality. While not a library in the traditional sense, the shelves of Rehm Library house a non-circulating collection of primary texts from an array of religious traditions.
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It was named in honor of alumnus Jack Rehm '54 and his family. Of its 27 varsity teams, Holy Cross supports 13 men's and 14 women's sports. The College is a founding member of the Patriot League , and boasts that one-quarter of its student body participates in its varsity athletic programs. For the first decade of its existence, Patriot League schools did not offer athletic scholarships.
The league began allowing schools to offer athletic scholarships for all sports except football in , after American University joined the league, and in league members were authorized to offer football scholarships as well. Since electing to focus more on academics than athletics, the College has had several notable moments on the national stage. In , the Holy Cross men's ice hockey team upset the No. In , the Holy Cross men's basketball team qualified for the NCAA tournament , earning its first tournament win since A large number of student organizations are associated with the college.
With its relative distance from a major city, and without a Greek life at Holy Cross, undergraduate social life revolves around a number of school-sponsored groups, events, and off-campus houses on nearby city streets notably Boyden, Cambridge, Caro, Chelsea, College, and Southbridge streets which are open to upperclassmen.
The college also features a variety of student journals, media, and newspapers including The Fenwick Review, a journal of conservative thought; The Advocate, a journal based in liberal principles; and The Spire, the weekly newspaper published by Holy Cross students for the college community. WCHC, thanks to its position as a non-profit radio station, broadcasts commercial-free year round. The athletics department carries live broadcasts of many of the school's football, basketball, and hockey games. The "Campus Activities Board CAB ", a student-run organization, runs several committees that oversee campus-wide activities and student services with a focus on evening and weekend programming.
The Student Government Association SGA charters and provides most of the funding for these programs, and represents students' interests when dealing with the administration. The SGA maintains that it represents students through college governance, offers student services, and launches new programs and initiatives. This government consists of a dual executive of Co-Presidents along with an Executive Cabinet. The legislature is bicameral and consists of the elected Senate and the larger General Assembly which draws its membership from student organizations. Finally, an Election Committee oversees student government elections and decides on appeals that result from them.
Alternate College Theatre ACT is a theatre group on campus where students take part in producing, designing, directing, writing, and acting in their own student-run productions. They work closely with the Theatre department on campus and put on three shows every year two straight plays and one musical along with various other productions and events.
The largest student organization at Holy Cross, Student Programs for Urban Development SPUD , is a community service organization sponsored by the college Chaplains' Office consisting of over 45 different outreach programs and over active members. Pedro Arrupe , S. The Holy Cross Knights of Columbus council is the third oldest college council in the Order having been established in The school color is purple.
There are two theories of how Holy Cross chose purple as its official color. One suggests it was derived from the royal purple used by Constantine the Great born about A. The inner shield contains an open book symbol of learning and a cross of gold symbol of Christian faith. Written in the book is the college's motto, In Hoc Signo Vinces ; which translates as, ""By this sign thou shalt conquer,". The phrase is credited to Constantine. The cross divides the lower part of the shield into quarters, which are alternately red and sable, the colors on the ancient shield of Worcester, England.
The upper part of the shield has in its center the emblem of the Society of Jesus, a blazing sun with the letters IHS, the first three letters of Jesus' name in Greek. On either side is a martlet , reminiscent of those on the ancestral crest of Bishop Fenwick. Holy Cross's athletic teams for both men and women are known as the Crusaders. It is reported that the name "Crusader" was first associated with Holy Cross in at an alumni banquet in Boston, where an engraved Crusader mounted on an armored horse appeared at the head of the menu.
Holy Cross opted instead for the secondary now primary logo of a purple shield with an interlocking "HC.
According to some historians, Constantine had a dream or vision of a flaming cross in the sky with this inscription on the day preceding his decisive victory over Maxentius at the Milvian Bridge October 28, This victory led to his capturing Rome and convinced him of the importance of Christianity. In more recent years, " town and gown " relations have soured, and Holy Cross has had varying levels of disagreement with the surrounding residential College Hill community.
Holy Cross had more than 35, alumni as of January Michael Harrington , author of " The Other America " and an influential figure in initiating the s War on Poverty, was a graduate of the College, as was the famed pacifist leader Phillip Berrigan. Wendell Arthur Garrity , United States federal judge famous for issuing the order that Boston schools be desegregated by means of busing, is also an alumnus. Washington, D.
Bob Casey, Sr. Senator, and Edward D. DiPrete , Governor of Rhode Island are among the most notable alumni with involvement in politics. Programs for the charity Save the Children , graduated from Holy Cross in In , an honorary degree and public platform was given to pro-choice Holy Cross alumnus Chris Matthews despite pro-life alumni objections.
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College President Fr. Michael McFarland defended the invitation and degree, despite clear direction from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishop policies and Catholic Church policies never to give a public platform to those at odds with central holdings of the Church, such as the teachings on abortion.
McFarland along with the majority of the current Holy Cross community continue to defend this, stating that while Matthews is pro-choice, that is not his defining characteristic and he did not talk purely about abortion in his speech. Power and Associates founder; William J. In art and architecture, Vito Acconci.
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