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Charles Manson shows that there is not always hope for criminal reformation

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

February 18, 2018

Charles Manson was many things: a twisted sociopath, a manipulator, and a cultural phenomenon. The media explosion of Manson and his omnipresence in pop culture brought him to the attention of nearly everyone in North America. L...

Abortion and hook-up culture are part of the same problem

Jacob Halterman, Crier Staff

February 1, 2018

Many of you might be aware that at the end of January around 650,000 protestors gathered in D.C. for the annual March for Life to protest the legality of abortion and to support the cause for the protection of life in all of it...

Measures need to be put in place to prevent prison violence

Kati Gardella, Crier Staff

February 1, 2018

Society needs to care more about the sad reality of prison violence. Although detained, prisoners are still human and it is unethical to turn a blind eye to their suffering. The environment of prison breeds tension and violence, as...

Millennials do not match their misconceptions

David Micali, Crier Staff

February 1, 2018

Let me be upfront, I hate using the term “millennials” to describe the people born between the early 1980s to the early 2000s. I just do not believe that all of those people should be lumped together in one demographic, be...

Three Billboards is a film without a social agenda, and that is okay

Craig Watkins, Crier Staff

February 1, 2018

Martin McDonagh’s biting black comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has been mopping awards shows’ floors with its competitors and is in third place for Oscar nominations. Seen upon release in November as a cathartic...

“1-800”; The Music that really Matters

Vanessa D'Angelo, Crier Staff

September 27, 2017

I’m sure most people have heard of the well-known song by Logic called “1-800-273-8255.” This song has sat at number one in the country for 13 consecutive days. To those who aren’t aware of this song, the title is the numbe...

A Crisis in Korea

Ed Frankonis, Opinion Editor

September 27, 2017

The word “dotard” was unheard of in the English speaking world’s vocabulary until Kim Jong Un, leader of North Korea, used it as an insult against President Donald Trump (who had previously insulted the ‘dear leader’ ...

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