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Students, faculty express gratitude during Benedictine Heritage Week

Timothy Holmes, Crier staff

April 1, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Culture

Benedictine Heritage Week marks a time for students, faculty, and staff to show their love for the Monks of Saint Anselm Abbey. This past week of March 18-22 was rife with opportunities to display these feelings of gratitude,...

Professor Bouchard publishes biography on unsung English poet

Stephanie Canto, Crier staff

April 1, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Culture

  Saint Anselm’s own English Professor Gary Bouchard’s new book, Southwell’s Sphere: The Influence of England’s Secret Poet, published through St. Augustine’s Press, has recently hit the shelves. Written about the “hidden” English poet Robert Southwell (1561-1595), B...

The Academy Awards 2019: “significant firsts”

Emily Maier, Crier staff

March 31, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Culture

The 91st Academy Awards took place this past February at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. In honor of Bohemian Rhapsody’s five nominations, the ceremony opened with a performance by Queen and Adam Lambert. The award for Best...

Students report back on their once-in-a-lifetime experiences from SBA

Stephanie Canto, Crier staff

March 31, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Culture

As Saint Anselm students left for spring break, prepared to relax and enjoy themselves, a handful of students dedicated their free time to service. SBA, or Spring Break Alternative, are mission trips overseen by the Campus...

Campus Ministry offers Lenten journey for students

Timothy Holmes, Crier staff

March 15, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Culture

Lent at Saint Anselm College is a special time, characterized by no meat served in Davison or C-Shop on Fridays and students buckling down for the next few weeks of classes until the arrival of the long awaited Easter break. Yet...

Just half-way through the semester, students call Orvieto ‘home’

Brooke Blackburn, Crier staff

March 15, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Culture

Midterms, for most, are the only thing stopping students from sleeping in their own beds for a week straight. For the students studying abroad in Italy, midterms mark the halfway point in their semester and the barrier between them and traveling across...

Dervish entertains with Irish folk music

Meghan Schmitt, Culture Editor

March 15, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Culture

Dervish, one of the oldest modern Irish bands, performed folk music at 7:30pm on March 15 in the Dana Center. According a press release given by Dana Center director Joseph Deleault, “Dervish bends the traditions of Celtic...

Captain Marvel: a feminist 1995 science fiction joyride starring Brie Larson

Meghan Schmitt, Culture Editor

March 15, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Culture

  Captain Marvel premiered last week, and as Marvel’s first female-led solo film, it was successful. Despite online attacks about its lead actress, Captain Marvel made $455 million internationally on its opening weekend. The film’s first act is a little stilted, but pr...

Challenging the narrative: race, women’s suffrage, and Mary Church Terrell

Sarah Hummel, Crier staff

February 21, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Culture

Last month, community members gathered in the Dana Center to hear a panel discussion on race, suffrage, and civil and women’s rights activist Mary Church Terrell. The discussion was an installment in the Intercultural Center’s...

Big turnout at the Valentine’s Day dance, all got their ‘boogie on’

Stephanie Canto, Crier staff

February 21, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Culture

Another year, another Saint Anselm Valentine’s Day Dance. The Meelia Center put on their annual Valentine’s Day Dance for individuals with intellectual challenges and their families on Saturday, February 16th from 1 to 4pm...

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