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Sunday Apr 13 | Examiner.com

A feminist world: Marilyn French

To continue with our look at women in feminism and the arts we will now turn to Marilyn French who was an academic, philosopher and American author.

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Related Topix: Hofstra University, Worcester, MA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Education panel ponders how to keep good teachers

Sometimes it seems four walls are not enough to contain the passionate exchange of ideas happening within.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

A partisan's lament

The best comedy in town this week wasn't at any of the local water holes or nightclubs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Darien News-Review

Students' achievements

Brian Lucas, a freshman at College of the Holy Cross, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester.

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Related Topix: Dickinson College

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Vineyard Gazette Online

Vision Fellowships Endow Pursuits from Social Work to Sustainable Farming

A pair of documentary filmmakers, a permaculture farmer and two high school students pursuing social work are among the 2014 class of Vineyard Vision Fellows announced last week.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Education Etc., Boston College, West Tisbury, MA, Chilmark, MA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

'Hardball' host Chris Matthews to speak at Holy Cross

Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews" will speak about his latest book, "Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked," at 7:30 p.m. April 7 at the Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy Cross.

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Related Topix: Chris Matthews

Mon Mar 31, 2014

MassLive.com

Holyoke Children's Museum to get visit from Thomas Weber of...

HOLYOKE -- The commissioner of the state Department of Early Education and Care is scheduled to visit the Holyoke Children's Museum Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Suffolk University

The Washington Post

a If only teachers were smarter...a

Teachers. In this school reform era, they have been targeted as "the" problem for failing schools.

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Related Topix: Education

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Pensions & Investments

Endowment chief enjoys flexibility offered by ETFs

When Timothy Jarry ascended to the role of chief investment officer in 2011 at the College of the Holy Cross, his alma mater, he undertook a yearlong portfolio review of the endowment.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

College Town

The perfect host gift is an April 13, 1939, edition of "The Sporting News" - that is, of course, if your host is billionaire Warren Buffett.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Crusader

Jon Favreau, One of Film's Finest, To Deliver 2014 Commencement Address

Shortly after Swingers, where also highlighted as a screenwriter, his career took off and he quickly appeared on a variety of movie sets in the late when he declared he would take a brief hiatus from filmmaking to attend The College of the Holy Cross, and pursue his true passion: political science.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Swingers, Drama Movies, Iron Man, Jon Favreau, Celebrities, Vince Vaughn, John Kerry, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Opinion

Crusader

HC Ranked Number One in Diversity

This week, Holy Cross was recognized for its diversity. A national advocacy group for diversity in undergraduate education ranked the College of the Holy Cross as the most diverse school in the country.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day

All Points Blog

GIS Education News Weekly: Mandela Map, QGIS Data, Robinson on Crimea

It's got a timeline, links and details needed to visit the sites. I suspect it'd also be useful for educators.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, University of Minnesota, The National, Entertainment, Television

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Go Local

NY Times' Freedman to Give Jenks Chair Lecture at Holy Cross

Award-winning author, columnist, and professor Samuel G. Freedman will give a reading as part of the Working Writers Series on Thursday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Rehm Library at the College of the Holy Cross.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Columbia University

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Spring break program helps Suffolk church

Rosie Henry, one of 13 students from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., who spent their spring break helping spruce up Macedonia AME Church, stands in the church santuary where the students slept during their week in Suffolk.

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Related Topix: Virginia

Crusader

HC Admissions Committee Solidifies Accepted Students for the Class of 2018

With the college application process coming to an end and final decisions on applicants being made, the future class of 2018 Crusaders will soon be solidified.

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Crusader

Margaret Freije Named Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Margaret N. Freije, Ph.D., has been named vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College of the Holy Cross.

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Related Topix: Duquesne University, Mathematics, Science, Boston College, Brown University

Fri Mar 21, 2014

WTAG-AM Paxton

US Presidents Who Visited Worcester County

President George Washington visited Samuel Taft's Tavern in Uxbridge in 1789 on his "Inaugural Tour" of New England.

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Related Topix: Clark University, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Darien News-Review

Darien students' achievements

Brian Lucas, a freshman at the College of the Holy Cross, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at.

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Related Topix: Darien, CT, Dickinson College

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