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Film revisions deserve appreciation, do not replace original works

Craig Watkins, Opinion Editor

November 4, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

The best way to avoid dangerous shark attacks is to avoid sharks

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

October 15, 2018

In my last article, I emphasized that preventative measures were the most effective when it comes to avoiding shark attacks. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy has been conducting meetings to further study and develop ways to keep...

Christians should respect multiple ways of spreading their faith

Drew Collins, Crier staff

October 15, 2018

Everyone has flaws. It is amazing that God meets those flaws with grace and mercy. However, Christians are not always so forgiving with each other; we are often the ones to shoot our own wounded. While healthy criticism is ab...

EDITORIAL: Victims of sexual assault deserve to be heard, Mr. President

October 15, 2018

In the wake of the Senate decision to push through Brett Kavanaugh as the Supreme Court Justice, The Crier would like to formally state that we support all survivors of sexual assault. We are currently living in an age during whi...

Smuggling drugs into prisons hurts both inmates and prison staff

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

October 12, 2018

Considering that the vast majority of inmates either have a history of drug addiction or are undergoing a battle with addiction, prisons must be aware of the potential dangers that this entails. Many measures are in use to...

Fatal shark attacks do not justify the hunting of ocean predators

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

October 12, 2018

In wake of a summer of monumental shark attacks, we need to reconsider the balance of the humans vs. nature. The knowledge that humans are not at the top of the food chain makes us both uncomfortable with our own mortality a...

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