White Privilege and Racial Inequality At Work in Capitol Riots

The riots that took place at the Capitol building were not only a destructive and immature display of the worst conduct but also showed how white supremacy has and continues to have such a domineering presence in the U.S.

A Libertarian Take On The Capitol Siege

Those that took part in the Capitol Riots need not look further than the political violence that they caused.

The GOP Now Bears a Heavy Burden. They Can’t Afford to Shirk Their Debt.

The GOP we knew before Trump is dead, and whatever rises out of Wednesday's misery will and must come from those Republicans who can admit: this was a mistake, enough is enough.

Trump Supporters Lay Siege to Capitol Building In An Effort To Disrupt Electoral Vote Count.

Protesters outside the Capitol began to break through barriers and storm the steps of the Capitol building. As crowds began to gather on the steps, others forced their way into the building, some breaking windows and climbing through them to enter.

The Saddest Day of Our Democracy

Never before have we had domestic terrorists lay siege upon our nation's Capital. Today is truly a sad, despicable day.

Georgia Goes Blue: Warnock, Ossof Defeat Loeffler, Perdue In Runoff Election

On January 6, both races were officially called, Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock beat out Republican Kelly Loeffler for Isakson’s seat and Democrat Jon Ossof beat incumbent Republican David Perdue.

Rising Stars of the Northeast

These four political leaders are making headway and have become representatives of their respective ideologies.

PELOSI WINS SPEAKERSHIP BY 2 VOTES

As we entered the new year, and up until the vote today, it was still unclear whether or not there would be enough votes to re-elect Pelosi to the speakership.

President Trump Bows to Bipartisan COVID Relief Bill

With mounting pressure and little support from Republican members of Congress, Trump caved shortly after Christmas and signed the bill, granting emergency relief to those in most need.

Saint Anselm College’s COVID-19 prevention efforts: more reactive than proactive

The college’s COVID-19 policies have proven to be effective and quick when reacting to an outbreak. However, proactive efforts to prevent the coronavirus from making its way onto campus have not been as effective as the college desires.

Live Updates on the 2020 Election

On the day before the election, both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are hoping for unprecedented voter turnout. So far we have already seen early voting reach two thirds the level of total votes cast in 2016, which already is a great sign for participation in this year's election.

President Hosts Town Hall, Urges Community To Stay Calm

Favazza used the forum as an opportunity to continue to project what he has attempted to do since the middle of last March: stay ready, stay calm.

Saint A’s Green Queens Work To Create A More Sustainable Campus

Take a walk up to FBC sometime, to drop off your recyclables and say hi to us in B6! Keep up the amazing work Saint A’s, we are so proud to be bringing some form of sustainability back to our campus community!

SGA Welcomes New Members

When it comes to the SGA and its responsibilities, the average student would say “But Spencer, SGA doesn’t do [insert whatever you want here]”. This statement is incorrect by all means.

Trump Makes a Case for Law and Order at the R.N.C.

Trump is painting a grim and dark picture of what America would look like under a Biden administration.

#BLACKLIVESMATTER

At The Hilltopper, our team would like to hear from you regarding George Floyd, racial injustice and the Black Lives Matter movement. We are always open to obtaining articles and op-eds from members of the Saint Anselm community and want to be a platform for your voices to be heard. You can message us on ...

George Floyd, A Name That Will be Remembered.

In continuing with the main goals of The Hilltopper, our team would like to hear from you regarding George Floyd, racial injustice and the Black Lives Matter movement. We are always open to obtaining articles and op-eds from members of the Saint Anselm community and want to be a platform for your voices to be heard.

Incoming Administration Manages Unprecedented Challenges, Selects Executive Board

“Every student is doing an amazing job adjusting, and we understand how difficult the transition has been. However, Kevin and I are forward thinkers and are thrilled to be back in the Fall! Even though we will not be in our office in the Student Center, our email ‘doors’ are always open, so please do not hesitate to contact us! Be well, and go hawks!” - President-Elect Rit Flandreau

What’s The Deal With “Pass/Fail”?

What are the requirements? How does it work? Who makes the decision? Read on, below.

Will Saint A’s Look To Tighten Its Belt In The Coming Months?

While it is the College’s stated mission to ride out the storm, President Favazza personally commented to the Hilltopper that, “Given all the issues we are facing at this moment, we will have some big financial challenges for next year”.

The End of Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders

This week we may have seen the end for Bernie Sanders, the presidential candidate, but it may not yet be the end of his national political movement that has caused a massive following and an even larger generation of political activists.

Editorial: A Year With The Hilltopper

We’re The Hilltopper, and we’re here to stay.

The End of an Era: Tom Brady Leaves New England

In Foxborough, times are tough for the Patriots fanbase. Fans who have been spoiled with decades of consistent winning, deep playoff runs, and duck boat parades now face something foreign - uncertainty.

What You Need To Know About The Coronavirus (COVID-19)

At the present date, this disease has now spread across the globe and is being considered a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) and all hands are on deck to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). As the nation prepares, here are some answers to the most important questions you may have.

Coronavirus Impacts SAC Students Abroad

"With a growing number of novel coronavirus cases in northern Italy, we have made the difficult decision to suspend our study-abroad program in Orvieto for this semester, cancel a planned class trip to Rome that was scheduled to depart on Friday, and strongly recommend the return of our three students who are studying this semester in Florence." - President Favazza

Flandreau and Chrisom Victorious in Student Body Elections as Hughes-Ethier Administration Comes to a Close

Upon winning the election Flandreau told the Hilltopper, “We are here for the students. We have some big shoes to fill, but we are very confident that we can maintain and keep going with this organization. It was a long two weeks, but completely worth it.” Chrisom added, “We’d also like to thank both the Francis and Gagliardi campaigns for running a clean and competitive race, and wish them all the best going forward.”

Hilltopper, Crier Partner to Host Student Body Candidate Forum

The Saint Anselm Crier and Hilltopper co-host a Candidate Forum for students running for Student Body President and Vice President ahead of voting on Monday and Tuesday.

College President and Abbot Discuss Tensions

Hilltopper Administrative Correspondent sat down with President Joseph Favazza and Abbot Mark Cooper to discuss the tensions between Members of the Saint Anselm Abbey and The Board of Trustees.

The State of the Union: Trump’s Vision for the Nation

One thing is for certain, Donald Trump and the Republicans are not necessarily looking to work with the Democrats in the future to get things done.

Social Justice Award Winners Announced at 9th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner

One of the main events of the MLK Dinner is the presentation of the MLK Social Justice Awards. These awards aim to highlight one Saint Anselm College student and one faculty or staff member who shows great leadership, compassion, and courage when it comes to advocating for social justice in our community.

America’s Question: The Impeachment of Donald J. Trump

On the night of December 18, 2019, Donald J. Trump was officially impeached. By a vote of 230-197-4 on the first article, and 229-198-4 on the second, the articles of impeachment passed the House of Representatives and will be sent to the Senate for their consideration.

Abbey Players Deliver Stellar Performance with All My Sons

At this point, it should come as no surprise that the ever talented, passionate and engaging actors of the Anselmian Abbey Players delivered yet another knockout performance with their debut of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons.

No Labels: Problem Solver Convention

MANCHESTER - On Sunday, November 3, individuals from across the country gathered at the DoubleTree in Manchester for the No Labels: Problem Solver Convention. No Labels, a political organization whose mission is to combat partisan dysfunction in Congress, hosted the event that headlined multiple presidential candidates, members of the Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus, as well as current and former senators.

The Clothesline Project; A Call to Action

The YWCA has been collecting different shirts all month in order to provide survivors of assault, as well as their allies, an opportunity to courageously break the silence on the subject of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Canada Goes to the Polls

Six leaders enter... no one leaves?

Special Election 2022: Tyler Cullen, Candidate for Senator

Tyler Cullen is an idealistic and motivated candidate to represent the Class of 2022 in the Student Senate. Calling for accountability and transparency within SGA, as well as an increase in volunteerism and civic engagement, Tyler is confident that the upcoming term can “be the best year yet for our class”

Special Election 2022: Kevin Chrisom, Candidate For Vice President

Kevin hopes to be an engaging representative of his class and said that “I take voters and constituents comments to heart [...] they should be comfortable knowing they have a VP who will listen to them and fight for them”.

Meet The Candidates: Merrick Bilodeau ’23, Vice President

As one of two candidates for the position of Vice President of the Class of 2023, Merrick Bilodeau is focused on building relationships with her peers, and learning “about the passions and goals of all of our students”.

Meet The Candidates: Ben Mickens ’23, Senate

Focused on financial responsibility and transparency, Ben Mickens is one of two candidates to represent the Class of 2023 in the Student Senate.

Meet The Candidates: Stefan Zwolinski ’23, President

With a slogan of "Zwo is the way to go" Stefan Zwolinksi is a confident and ambitious candidate for the presidency of the Class of 2023.

Meet The Candidates: Emily Dickey ’23, President

Emily Dickey believes “There's a strength here, and people just want to progress and grow and help others”. Read about why she believes she can be the most effective President for her class.

Meet The Candidates: Eric O’Connor ’23, Senate

Eric O’Connor, a resident of Providence, Rhode Island is one of two hopeful candidates to represent the Class of 2023 in the Student Senate.

Communication, Participation Become Key Issues In Freshman Elections

As the week-long campaigns for the positions of Secretary, Senator, Vice President, and President begin, all eyes will be on the candidates. Now, the question becomes this: who will win the election, and will they prove to be the leader their class needs?

NHIOP Cares About Civic Engagement, and We Should Too

Civic Engagement is more than just simply participating in the political process, it is about engaging with your own community. Sure it may seem silly to think that just by voting alone someone can make a difference, but it is more than just the act of voting; it is what that act represents.

Moderates and Progressives Separate Themselves in the Third Democratic Debate

The first party-sanctioned event to have only one night of debates saw ten candidates battle for their messages to be heard [...] little happened that was “expected”, which arguably led to the most interesting debate yet.

Change Is Ahead: Favazza Takes Office

If a lack of transparency and accessibility concerned you last year, as it did this author, have faith in this: change is ahead.

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