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Cutting counseling is unfair to students

Kati Gardella, Crier staff

September 18, 2018

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

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...

Video games are not works of art, and they should never become art

Craig Watkins, Opinion Editor

May 4, 2018

Something that never comes up in conversation is how much I like kaleidoscopes. In particular, I like those $100 kaleidoscopes they sell in art galleries which seem to be set on a secret switch that immediately sends an empl...

Prison budget cuts can lead to danger for correctional officers

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

May 4, 2018

Prison is inherently a stressful environment. Individuals who have committed crimes are all in one centralized setting. By no means are prisoners evil people, especially those who are being detained for non-violent offenses. Ther...

Mistakes in murder case took justice system over a decade to correct

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

May 4, 2018

The 2003 murder of Mark Fisher, known as the “Grid Kid Slaying” exploded in the media, as he was the ideal student; a former prom king, a National Honor Society member, and a skilled football and basketball player. The c...

Having freedom means choosing whether or not to follow others

Gregory Valcourt, Creir Staff

May 4, 2018

In the (off-)center of the brick walkway on the JOA quad, a stone (which I assume is granite) is placed. It would be an ordinary rock, if the seal of the college was not carved into it. And for being a humble rock, it has mu...

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