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Forgiveness and the good of man in Anders Thomas Jensen’s films

Craig Watkins, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

If you associate Danish film directors with dark, demented movies that are hard to define as horror because of how realistic they can get, it is hard to blame you. Benjamin Christensen helped invent the horror genre with his 1922 ...

Fentanyl drug lacing leads to troubles from addiction to death

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

November 28, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

Fentanyl is a dangerous addition to the war on drugs. Similar to many other substances that are abused, fentanyl can be prescribed legally as a pain-killer. This creates a conflict of morale—is it unethical to prescribe a drug tha...

Thanksgiving joy for lots of folks, but on the farm, smiles are few

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

November 28, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

It is no secret that the true roots of the Thanksgiving holiday are far different from the happy fantasy version of the pilgrims reaching a compromise with the Native Americans and sitting down for a delicious meal together. ...

The wisdom in Proverbs

Drew Collins, Crier staff

November 28, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

On May 27th, 2017, right after sophomore year, I got married. I have absolutely not regretted it for a second, before you ask. After five years of dating (two of which were long distance) I knew I wanted to spend my life with ...

House Bill 1264 passed, voters should proudly vote in their own state election

Jacob Halterman, Crier staff

November 28, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

I was born and raised in Maryland, and since my schools were never too far from Washington DC, we would often visit the city for field trips to the Smithsonian or for soccer games against other high schools. If you’ve vi...

In the spirit of the holidays, avoid the Salvation Army at all costs

Em Craig, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

One of the popular images surrounding the holiday season is that of the Salvation Army workers standing outside grocery stores, ringing a bell The Salvation Army has included in their mission statement, located on their website...

The benefits of joining campus clubs

Craig Watkins, Opinion Editor

November 12, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

By this point in the year, it makes sense to feel secure in your responsibilities and commitments, but that doesn’t mean there is no time to start getting involved with other groups. Joining clubs and organizations on campus ca...

Prostitution stigma is often misguided

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

November 12, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

Last year I wrote an article about a police department that made the controversial decision to post a status on their Facebook page sharing the name of a woman arrested for prostitution. I wanted to re-examine the topic of pros...

Possible dangerous precedent from a controversial president

David Micali, Crier staff

November 12, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

When President Donald J. Trump announced that he is planning to end birthright citizenship, the process through which an individual becomes an American citizen when born in the country, he drew criticism from both sides of th...

Group that approached SAC students may not be cult, should still be avoided

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

November 12, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

At 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday, the day before Halloween, a campus-wide email was sent out to all students, staff, faculty, and the monastery of Saint Anselm College. The email warned of “suspicious persons on campus,” namely, ...

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