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Advertise with The Crusader!

Dear Sir or Madam:

The Crusader is the official student-run newspaper of The College of the Holy Cross. With a circulation of over 3,000, The Crusader reaches the entire college community and then some. It is designed and published solely for the Holy Cross college community, most of whom are from outside the Worcester area and count on sources like The Crusader to learn about local businesses. What better way for your company to step into this profitable market and attract new business than by advertising in a well-read and well-respected publication like The Crusader? Why not take advantage of this invitation to reach these valuable consumers and patrons by advertising with us?

Why you should advertise with The Crusader:
  • Circulation of over 3,000
  • Diverse student body on campus
  • Guaranteed readership
  • Unmatched exposure to profitable market
  • Name recognition around campus of 2,800 students
  • Strong college-business relations
Below you can find a table of pricing for advertising in our newspaper. Prices are subject to change.

Cost of Running an Advertisement Per Issue
Advertisement Size Number of Publications Advertisement Will Run
One Five Ten
Full Page
(10” x 16”)
$500 per issue$475 per issue$450 per issue
3/4 Page
(10” x 12”)
1/2 Page
(10” x 8” or 10” x 8”)
1/4 Page
(5” x 8” or 8” x 5”)
1/8 Page
(5” x 4” or 4” or 5”)
Classified-Text Only
Section under 1/8 Page
Insert $500$450$400

Submission & Publication Deadline

Advertisements must be submitted by 5:00PM on Friday of the week prior to publication. Any advertisements submitted after this deadline will not be published. The Crusader offers free layout services if desired. PDF format of files is preferred for any electronic submissions, although not mandatory. A contract for submitting advertisements is listed below. To download in Mozzila Firefox, right click on the link and select "Save Link As". In Internet Explorer, right click on the link and select "Save Target As".


All payments must be mailed in cash or check to the address listed in the "Contact Information" section below. We are unable to accept credit card payments at this time. Please not that all payments must be received in full within two weeks of the starting date of publication. If payment is not received, all future advertisements scheduled to run will be pulled.

Contact Information

The Crusader
College of the Holy Cross
Box 32A – One College St.
Worcester, MA 01610

(508) 293-1283

(508) 793-3020

Business Email Address:

For additional information on contacting us, you may visit this page. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any further questions or concerns. We look forward to doing business with you.