The Saint Anselm Crier

Hard work and an accepting community can be key to rehabilitation

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

February 4, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

One of my strongest interests in the field of Criminal Justice is rehabilitation. Many different factors lead certain individuals to offend, and therefore spend time in the corrections system, but what becomes of them after their...

Community First! Village presents a new remedy for homelessness

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

February 4, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

During the last week of break, thirteen other Saint Anselm students and I travelled to Austin, Texas for a winter break alternative trip titled “Community Living.” Going into the trip, I knew two things; that we would be serving...

How to judge the content of one’s character without erasing their heritage

Craig Watkins, Opinion Editor

February 4, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” That line from Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech,...

Transgender community once again a target as SCOTUS upholds Trump military ban

Em Craig, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

This past Tuesday marked the beginning of a long descent for the transgender community while President Trump is still in office. The Supreme Court allowed Trump’s “transgender military ban to go into effect,” as reported...

Despite opposition, we must fight to have our voices heard

February 4, 2019

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

Students, faculty, and staff— I would again like to preface this editorial with the statement that we release as an editorial board in every issue: “The Saint Anselm Crier encourages the free, timely and responsible...

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...

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