Category: Opinions

The Victimization of America

By Scott Kingsley, Student Contributor Trigger warnings, micro-aggressions, and safe spaces that arose from modern academia formed a nation of victims in which the status of victimhood entails moral superiority. We’ve fostered a nation of coddled, immature young adults who have no real understanding of how the world […]

An Apology to the Uneducated

by Jillian Kearns, Student Contributor In the last edition of The Crusader, there was an article describing why only abstinence should be taught to teenagers. Several of the arguments were flawed, so I would like to address the mistakes to the writer (Scott Kingsley ‘17). You comment on how […]

An Apology for Healthy Living

By Scott Kingsley, Student Contributor This article is a response to Carly Priest’s Opinions article from last week entitled “Who Put Fred Flintstone in Charge.” For those who missed it, it was a verbose condemnation of abstinence-only sex education.   The author claims, “I care because today, abstinence-only […]

Letter to the Editor

By Brendan Fisk ’19, Contributor Crusader Newspaper, I saw you were looking for input on the impending name change of the newspaper and I thought I might as well throw in my two cents. I’m under the impression as I think most people are that changing the newspaper’s […]

My Crusade for the Crusader

by Hanna Seariac, Chief Web Editor How many times do you hear someone present a statement and then remark “this begs the question that…”? Many people use that phrase as a way of saying “this raises the question that…,” but do not realize the proper usage of the […]

1972: [Wrecking] Ball and Chain

by Carly Priest, Opinions Editor Earlier this week, the Washington Post ran a profile of Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence. The author, Ashley Parker, detailed the minute, quirky, and even charming details of their marriage— according to a family friend, Mike Pence proposed to Karen Pence […]

Letter to the Editors

To the editors, We, the undersigned proud alumni of the College of the Holy Cross, reflect fondly upon our years on Mount St. James. Each of our lives were forever changed by our experiences and friendships on the Hill–in classrooms and dorm rooms, through SPUD or service trips, […]