The Crusader

Hair policy cuts self-expression

Cheyne Fernandez ’20, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Filed under opinion

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

Filed under opinion

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...

Barry Bonds Hall of Fame: Con

October 25, 2018

Filed under opinion, Showcase

Should Barry Bonds be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame? Dean of Students Juan Zumbado '98 says no. Listen to the podcast here: ...

Letter to the Class of 2018

Michael Vezzali-Pascual ’88, English Teacher

May 7, 2018

Filed under opinion

Dear Class of 2018, Thirty years ago this month, I was right where you are now, about to graduate high school, enter college, and take my first steps into adulthood. I remember my senior year clearly as one of the best y...

Nationwide student-led walkouts inspire stricter gun control laws

Tomas Palpallatoc ’18, Opinion Editor

May 7, 2018

Filed under opinion

On Feb. 14, at around 2:19 pm; Nikolas Cruz entered Majory Stoneman Douglas High School carrying nothing but a backpack and a duffel bag. Only minutes later, Cruz pulled a fire alarm, sending the school into disarray. A...

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