The Crusader

Athletes concerned about required game day attire

The Crusader Staff

November 1, 2019

In the last few years, our school has gone through several changes in its clothing policy. First it was the required A plus khakis, a mandate that caused many students to purchase several new articles of clothing in or...

Grading System Con

Dominic Borrego ’20, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

The grading policy of Archbishop Riordan has changed to be more focused on assessments, and less on practice assignments like homework. This new policy for all classes is not the positive change that some see it as. In classrooms...

Grading Policy Pro

Michael Gray '20, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2019

The recent change in the school’s grading system to a standards based policy, one with greater emphasis on assessments, has raised questions over the ability of such a program to enrich Riordan’s educational value. Although...

Spartan Spear: Vaping Epidemic

Spartan Spear: Vaping Epidemic

Christina Marie Green ’20

October 22, 2019

Riordan Roundtable: Vaping Epidemic

Riordan Roundtable: Vaping Epidemic

Matt Balmy ’21, Health and Science Editor

October 22, 2019

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...

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