All posts by Cameron Lapine

Cameron Lapine is the Beyond Campus Editor for The Hilltopper and a senior Politics Major and History Minor at Saint Anselm College. He is from North Adams, Massachusetts.

Gagliardi ’22 Elected President

Gina Gagliardi ’22 has been elected President of the Class of 2022 over Sean Bentley ’22, David Chairez ’22, and Trevor Nelson ’22. Gagliardi galvanized her supporters throughout the race by approaching each issue with a calm head and even reaction. She stressed building a consensus in deciding how to address issues, rather than being ...

Race for Class of 2022’s President Gets Ugly

The candidates for President of the Class of 2022 gathered, along with about 35 of their classmates, in the basement common room in Dominic Hall this evening for an impromptu debate. The race for president has become the most heated campaign for the Student Government Association the Hilltop has seen in several years, with sharp ...

Meet the Candidates: Sean Bentley ’22, President

Sean Bentley is a Politics major from Milton, Massachusetts, a town about 5 miles south of Boston. He can be identified around campus as the young man with the fedora, which he has made his calling card during the campaign. He was twice named Most Likely to Be President of the United States and believes ...

Meet the Candidates: Trevor Nelson ’22, President

Trevor Nelson is a Politics major from Kennebunk, Maine. He cites a lifelong interest in politics as a reason why he’s running for President of the Class of 2022, saying that “naturally, the two, hand in hand, kind of go.” He wants to be someone that the class can look up to and, in some ...

Meet the Candidates: David Chairez ’22, President

David Chairez is a Politics major and Philosophy minor from Los Angeles, California. He said the transition from one of America’s largest cities to the Granite State “has been great so far” but worries that may change once the weather changes and it gets colder. He said a big part of the transition has been ...

Meet the Candidates: Gina Gagliardi ’22, President

Gina Gagliardi is a Nursing major from Somerset, Massachusetts, near Fall River. Her campaign slogan is “The girl with the smile will go the extra mile.” Immediately upon meeting her, it is clear why. Her smile, ear to ear, is hugely infectious. She said she didn’t have any intentions to run for Student Government but, ...

Meet the Future: Candidates for Office Keeping Getting Younger

Since then-Senator Barack Obama’s campaign for President in 2008, young people have been a rising tide in American politics. Record numbers of young people are volunteering for campaigns, turning out to vote, and taking an active role in the direction of the country. Young people have also been running for office at record rates. According ...