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Holy Cross Lollipops? ‘Crusader’ Nickname Being Examined By College

Some alumni are reacting strongly against the idea of changing the nickname of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester to something other than “Crusaders” because some people are offended by it. A committee is supposed to report to the college’s president in February 2018, which is around the time the student newspaper plans to decide whether to keep the name Crusader.

For more background, see a New Boston Post column from earlier this year.



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