The Saint Anselm Crier

The danger of informants

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

March 26, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

When someone accused of a crime is on trial is the most pertinent time to gather information indicative of the presence of guilt. This process of fact-finding is taken to the extreme when someone steps forward with information ...

Not ‘rape culture’ on campus or in U.S., but culture of irresponsibility

Jacob Halterman, Crier Staff

March 26, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

A Letter to the Editor of the Saint Anselm Crier   In the previous edition of the Crier, a Letter to the Editor was published arguing against one of my previous articles. I sincerely appreciate the dialogue – this ...

Coerced confessions and erroneous investigations

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

March 26, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

After a crime has occurred, police want to quickly narrow down persons of interest and assign blame. A potential suspect, once identified, is requested to come speak at the station. This is seemingly benign, but the individual may ...

Angry comments on social media breed hostility, not change

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

March 26, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

We are caught in the aftershocks of seemingly unending tragedy in our country amidst a tense political climate. Many citizens feel hopeless and confused, and as a result are lashing out online, especially in the comments sect...

The power of social media in tragedy prevention

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

March 2, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

Social media is an important tool for modern culture, but this communicative resource is often abused. Immediately after news of the Parkland shooting broke out, conspiracy theories had been released about the identity of...

Rehabilitation is an attainable light at the end of the tunnel for inmates

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

March 2, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

Although my previous article about Charles Manson has a darker tone, and his case makes rehabilitation seem like an impossible feat, it must be recognized that Manson does not represent the typical prisoner. The majority of inmat...

Letter to the Editor

Lauren Batchelder, News Editor

March 2, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

Recently, an article was published in the Crier titled “Abortion and Hookup Culture are part of the same problem.” There were several points made which I find to be problematic and feel need to be discussed. The author...

Gun control alternatives would be ineffective

David Micali, Crier Staff

March 2, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

Let me start by saying I am angry. I’m angry. The Columbine High School massacre happened two months before I was born. I was seven when the Virginia Tech shooting happened, thirteen during Sandy Hook, fifteen during ...

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