Belmont Abbey College launches a news Web site
BELMONT — Thanks to the work of a few dedicated students, Belmont Abbey College has launched an online news Web site. The Crusader, the student newspaper, will continue to be printed monthly, but the news Web site – www.TheCrusaderOnline.com – will allow more immediate news to be shared with students in a timely fashion. Anthony Perlas, a junior at Belmont Abbey was instrumental in the development of the new site. He wanted to launch a site for the college community that would "acknowledge the God-given talents of students," he says. The site, "created by a community effort," will "allow students to nourish their talents as the site is fueled by community-driven content from students."
Perlas not only pitched the idea of the site and received permission from the college to do it, he also created the site's layout, design and logo. Now its webmaster, his hope is that www.TheCrusaderOnline.com will create a place where "students, faculty, staff and friends locally and around the world can see the current activities of the college."
It took a lot of time and work to get the paper online. Craig Taffaro, The Crusader's editor, says, "the approval process was a little lengthy, but understandably so."
— Christopher Lux, correspondent
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FROM THE PASTORS
Read and listen to homilies posted regularly by pastors at parishes within the Diocese of Charlotte:
- Fr. Frank Cancro at Queen of the Apostles
- Fr. Patrick Earl at St. Peter in Charlotte
- Fr. John Eckert at St. John the Baptist in Tryon
- Fr. Timothy Reid at St. Ann in Charlotte
- Fr. Benjamin Roberts at Our Lady of Lourdes in Monroe
- Fr. Patrick Winslow at St. Thomas Aquinas in Charlotte
- Watch full Masses live and on demand, listen to homilies and reflections from Sacred Heart Church in Salisbury
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