The Saint Anselm Crier

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...

National anthem kneeling draws attention to inequality, is not disrespectful

David Micali, Crier staff

October 12, 2018

One simple act has divided our country, spurred debate, and reduced civil discord to an uncivilized shouting match. It has been a little more than two years since then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled during...

Giving congressmen term limits would keep the government active

Neil Craffey, Crier staff

October 12, 2018

Ah yes, it is that time of year when politicians up for re-election hit the campaign trail and ask their constituents to reelect them, even though it might be hard for most to name any accomplishment without the help of the incumbe...

Benedictine values are not political playthings

Jacob Halterman, Crier staff

October 12, 2018

As someone who attends a Benedictine school, is good friends with several Benedictine monks, prays daily using Benedictine rites, has read the Rule of Saint Benedict cover-to-cover several times, is taking a class about the Ben...

The Holy Spirit is the part of God inside of us

Drew Collins, Guest writer

October 12, 2018

I grew up going to church every Sunday starting around age six. I believed in God and knew the basics of the Gospel. Yet there was so much about God that I didn’t understand until I grew up, moved out, and started studying God o...

Letter to the Editor

October 12, 2018

Thank you for the support of our counseling services. I would like to clarify a few points in this petition. Although, Health Services has faced budget cuts, much like many other departments on campus, the Student Affairs Admin...

Claim against Argento puts female abusers in spotlight

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

September 18, 2018

News of celebrity sexual offenses are rampant in the media, especially in the era of Harvey Weinstein and the Me Too movement. It is extremely rare however, that the alleged offender is a female. In August, the headlines broke that the Ital...

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