Category: Opinions

Letter to the Editors

Letter to the Editors: In a December 4, 2020 editorial, Ethan Bachand ‘22 and Kelly Gallagher ‘22 address a number of very important issues as they respond to the op/ed published by Professor David Schaefer in the Fenwick Review. Their editorial engages with a number of Professor Schaefer’s […]

Response to Spire Editorial

I want to thank the staff and editors of The Spire for publishing a thoughtful response and call to action in their recent Holy Cross Must Balance Values of Academic Freedom and Anti-Racism article. The article lays out the competing forces of academic freedom and an institutional commitment […]

Rediscovering Our Place

Grace Manning ’21 Opinions Editor With the results of the election finally established, there is a palpable sense of relief among my friends and family members. Many of us, young people in particular, have regained a sense of pride and hope that we had lost over the past […]

Let’s Stop the Political Bullying

Joe Barbieri ’23 Opinions Editor As the nation eagerly awaits the final results of the 2020 election, I think it is more important than ever to discuss the topic of political differences. With the polarization of American politics becoming more evident, we must remember to respect each other’s political […]

The Broken Branch

Catherine Yackira ‘24 Opinions Staff Writer The six men and three women clad in black robes who sit on the highest bench of the nation have an undeniable mysticism about them. Nine of the greatest legal minds in our nation, who are purportedly guided by the sacred text […]