The Saint Anselm Crier

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, ...

EDITORIAL | Young voters take note: The journey does not end here

November 12, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Editorial, Opinion

This past week, Americans both young and old set out from their homes, schools, or jobs to vote in the midterm elections. Or, they decided not to vote. While it is their right as Americans to choose freely between voting or not vo...

The uses, folklore, and peril of the season’s most popular fruit

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

November 4, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

With fall comes pumpkin spice everything, from coffee to Cheerios. During the process of writing this article, I looked at a slideshow of the most unnecessary pumpkin spice products created, and I disagree with most of the con...

The transgender community will not be erased by Trump administration

Emily Craig, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

Just days ago The New York Times reported that “[t]he Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.” Additionally, in Massachusetts, there is an ...

Stephen King is a model citizen with contributions to community and culture

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

November 4, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

In the spirit of Halloween, I wanted to discuss one of the most prominent writers, Stephen King. Stephen King is close to my heart, and actually pretty close to my home. I live right next to the city of Bangor and King’s...

God makes use of those who answer Him regardless of their skills

Drew Collins, Crier staff

November 4, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

Moses is a historical and spiritual giant; he is one of the most famous world leaders in history, led one of the largest movements of people in ancient history, and recorded God’s Ten Commandments. David is another one of these giants; he was...

Film revisions deserve appreciation, do not replace original works

Craig Watkins, Opinion Editor

November 4, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

Though not as memorable as its predecessor, Gremlins 2 has no shortage of good, subtle jokes. One of my favorites is an advertisement urging, “Don’t miss Casablanca, now in full color with a happier ending.” The joke is d...

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