The Crusader

NFL boasts successful off season as draft fills needs

Jack Calonico ’19 and Stephen Blecha ’19

May 17, 2019

Filed under sports

After much anticipation, the NFL Draft commenced on April 25. For the past three years, the 49ers have had top 10 picks in the first the first round. In the past, it’s routine that the Niners go defensive line wi...

It’s time to vote out flawed Electoral College system

Owen Murphy ’19, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2019

Filed under opinion

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...

Crusaders Contribute Clothing to Homeless Drive

JJ Trujeque ’21, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

Filed under news

Socks and underwear may sound like the most basic articles of clothing for someone to have, yet they are often the hardest to obtain when facing homelessness. Homelessness in San Francisco has been steadily decreasing. Acco...

Band Brings Riordan Spirit to London

Nicholas Yee ’20, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

Filed under news, Uncategorized

On Dec. 28, the Riordan Band arrived at SFO at 5:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time).  The plane left SFO at 9:00 pm, and we would not land at London Heathrow Airport until 15:00 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).   Although the band ...

Another super ‘six-cess’ for Brady

Stephen Blecha ’19 and Steven Elsner ’20, A&E Editor and Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

Filed under sports

The NFC Champion Los Angeles Rams finished the 2018 NFL season with a record of 13-3 and in first place in the NFC West.     The Rams started the year scorching hot with a 8-0 record. Then, they took their first of t...

School Sponsors Smash Bros Tournament

Edric De Mesa '19, Videographer

April 1, 2019

Filed under news

 Choose your character! Ready?! Fight!     On Feb. 6, 2019, Archbishop Riordan hosted its traditional Super Smash Brothers Championship between the four houses. Ben Rome and Jonathan (JT) Torrea represented Bolts, with...

Crusaders crack crustaceans at annual crab feed

Jordan Noeuku ’20, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

Filed under news

      The Annual Crab Feed, a memorable event for alumni and the Riordan community, took place on Jan. 20.     Archbishop Riordan High has held this event for many years, bringing together former graduates a...

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