The Crusader

It’s time to vote out flawed Electoral College system

Owen Murphy ’19, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2019

The election of Donald Trump in 2016 revealed a massive failure of the American government: the Electoral College. The Electoral College determines the President based on the winner of the majority of the 538 votes cast by the me...

Short classes affect students, teachers

Diego Ochoa ’19, Photo Editor

March 22, 2019

In this A-B schedule, classes change every day. Recently, many teachers and students have been frustrated by the fact that many of the shortened days have landed on an A Day.   Teachers have to adjust their lesson plan an...

How logic trumps national emergency

Jamar Kittling ’20, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

Not too long ago, in the 2016 election for President, Republican candidate Donald Trump controversially promised that he would build a wall and Mexico would pay for it. Almost two years into his presidency, Mexico still has no...

Nike believes in Kaepernick

Nike believes in Kaepernick

December 15, 2018

Late night talk shows reserved for liberal views

Michael Gray ’20, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2018

Comedy is often something that is taken for granted. Too often, it’s overlooked and dismissed in the world of politics. This is especially troubling as the most accessible medium for many people is humor. Seemingly without...

Hair policy cuts self-expression

Cheyne Fernandez ’20, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Archbishop Riordan High School’s hair policy, a revised portion of the dress code, garnered a lot of attention when the school year began. Students and parents received notice of this policy during the summer, and some stu...

Immigrant children should not be separated from families

Jamar Kittling ’20, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2018

It is irrefutable that our current Commander-in-Chief is the center of political discourse and debate, from the Senators of Capital Hill to the ordinary folk in our neighborhoods. The subject of the debate, however, is i...

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