Founded January 1955 and preceded by the Tomahawk, founded February 1925, The Crusader is a weekly non-partisan newspaper published solely by Holy Cross students for the College community. It is distributed free of charge to the Holy Cross campus, and subscriptions are available to alumni and parents. The newspaper has several special additions, including the Eggplant Issue in April. The Crusader is produced by a very dedicated, all-volunteer undergraduate staff who work tirelessly to bring the best news, opinions, and noteworthy topics to the Holy Cross community.The opinion expressed within the newspaper are not necessarily those of the College of the Holy Cross. This newspaper is printed by Community Newspaper Company.