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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...

Transparency must be key in searching for DiSalvo’s successor

November 4, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Editorial, Opinion

In light of Dr. Steven DiSalvo’s recent announcement of resignation, now is more important a time than ever to emphasize the need for transparency from this college’s administration. Not to say that most of the Saint Anselm com...

Prison is not the place for an elderly and mentally ill convict

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

October 15, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

When one pictures a dangerous offender, a seventy-two-year-old woman certainly does not come to mind. The prison release of Wanda Barzee has prompted people to consider the possibilities of an elderly woman still presenting a d...

Upcoming midterm election is important for Republicans

Neil Craffey, Crier staff

October 15, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

In the past week, we have seen a bit of a bump in GOP energy in the midterms following the wild Kavanaugh confirmation. Now the question is how this might affect the midterms. This past week has reminded voters of one of the main reasons wh...

Kavanaugh decision highlights male privilege

Meghan Schmitt, Culture Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

Writing a simple feature piece about Brett Kavanaugh’s ascension to the Supreme Court is perhaps one of the most difficult assignments I have undertaken at Saint Anselm College. I feel emotionally compromised, and my menta...

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