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National anthem kneeling draws attention to inequality, is not disrespectful

David Micali, Crier staff

October 12, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

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

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

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

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

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

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

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

Filed under Opinion

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

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

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...

Cutting counseling is unfair to students

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

September 18, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

Recently circulating around Facebook is a link to sign a Change.org petition to protest Saint Anselm’s decision to reduce counseling sessions (offered weekly or more often depending on the student) to only be biweekly sessions. ...

Filling classrooms with guns is not the solution to mass shootings

David Micali, Crier staff

September 18, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, Opinion

You want to know who I do not trust with guns? Besides terrorists, the mentally ill, and people with a history of violence and anger, I do not trust teachers with guns. So, imagine my frustration when I read in The New York Times tha...

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