The Saint Anselm Crier

Coerced confessions and erroneous investigations

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

March 26, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Cruel and unusual punishment can be served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

February 18, 2018

Cruel and unusual punishment can come in multiple forms, including food. When prison disciplinary issues arise, inmates are punished on a lesser level by being served food that is much less desirable than the original menu. Spri...

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