Category: Opinions

“Isolationist, Protectionist and to a Certain Extent Nativist”: An Appropriate Description of Today’s Republican Party 

Joe Barbieri ‘23 Opinions Editor In a recent interview with the TODAY Show, Former President George W. Bush made what some considered controversial remarks on the current state of the Republican Party. While on the show, President Bush characterized the GOP as being, “isolationist, protectionist, and to a […]

The Truth About Justice

Maggie Connolly ’21 Chief Opinions Editor On Tuesday, Derek Chauvin, the officer who murdered George Floyd last year, was found guilty on three counts of murder: manslaughter, second degree murder, and third-degree murder. He will not be able to post bail as the judge determines his sentence. This […]

“We’ve Got to Get More Confrontational:” Maxine Waters Latest Comments are Deeply Disturbing

Joe Barbieri ’23 Opinions Editor While participating in ongoing protests against police brutality in Minnesota, Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) sparked controversy with recent comments suggesting that protestors should “get more confrontational” to make “sure that they know that we mean business.” The issue of police brutality must be addressed. […]

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Catherine Yackira ’24 Opinions Editor I have watched many courtroom dramas where a typical bail hearing goes like this: pan to the defendant, looking fearful- they just want to go home to their family! A neatly dressed lawyer with a fancy briefcase is sitting next to them: they […]

One Size Does Not Fit All

Julia Maher ’23 Opinions Editor Some women may be familiar with the headache and self-loathing that can result from shopping for clothes. Trying on clothes can make women feel worse about their bodies and wish they were a different size, to the point that they deliberately choose a […]

CH for HC

Eddie Euceda ‘22, Thuy Nguyen ‘22 Guest Contributors  As future Co-Presidents of SGA, Chris and Cole have a strong desire and calling to bring back a belief in something bigger, a belief in the unity of the Holy Cross Community. With the importance of advocating and educating others […]