Death on the Cheap: The Big Sleep

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in-Chief “When Mr. Grim joined us [atop the cathedral] he took one look at the eagles and said: ‘I want to get down. This place specializes in cruelty.’ …[Ledesema] reminded [him], ‘But that is why you have come to Mexico. To see death…The cardinal principle of Christianity is that Jesus Christ died […]

Death on the Cheap: The Suitcase Ritual

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in Chief This is the third installment of an investigation into the 1982 murder of Thunderbird professor Nicholas Schrock. Part One can be found here, and Part Two here. The series will be concluded next week. Jesus When the relatives of Jesus Valenzuela, a San Ignacio bricklayer who died at 64 of […]

Death on the Cheap: The Agony of Ruth

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in-Chief This is the second installment in a series of articles investigating the 1982 murder of Thunderbird professor Nicholas Schrock. The first can be found here. The story will be concluded over the next two weeks. A Note on Violence There are many types and degrees of violence which can be met […]