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The Joy of Reading
While the "death of the book" has been prophesized for years, the dawn of the digital age has brought renewed worry to bibliophiles everywhere. Holy Cross faculty, administrators, students and alumni weigh in on the future of the book — and offer suggestions for a summer full of reading.
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  Pat McCarthy '63  

Mr. Holy Cross
He had been a football star and Vietnam-era Marine. When, in 1966, Pat McCarthy '63 accepted a position at alma mater, he believed he'd stay "a year or two." His tenure, however, extended four decades, during which time he shepherded the alumni body through unprecedented growth and change. Now, as he retires, McCarthy reminisces about his time on the Hill as the longtime, loyal ambassador for his College.
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  Julie Halpin  

The Profile: Julie Halpin Anderson '84
Julie Halpin Anderson literally grew up in the shadow of O’Kane Hall. Her father, Jim Halpin, was director of admissions from 1963-91, so Halpin Anderson was as familiar with the Holy Cross campus as she was with her own home. Naturally, when it was time to consider where to go to college, she admits she “looked everywhere else” but the college on the hill.
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