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.

Warren Addresses Ancestry as 2020 Heats Up

For many years, there have been questions over Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) claim of Native American ancestry during her time at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania. In her 2012 Senate race, her opponent, Senator Scott Brown (R-MA), attacked Warren’s honesty over her claims of Native American ancestry. President Donald Trump has labeled her ...

Ford and Kavanaugh Make Their Cases in #MeToo Era Battle

For the second time this month, the Senate Judiciary Committee convened hearings on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. The hearings that took place today had a very specific purpose: to investigate Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s claim that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the summer of 1982. Dr. Ford ...

First Presidential Candidate Visits the Hilltop

Over 100 people crowded into room 1D of the Dana Centre Sunday afternoon for the first of what are sure to be many events with 2020 Presidential hopefuls at Saint Anselm College. Congressman John K. Delaney (D-MD-6) is the first individual to officially declare that he is running for President of the United States in ...

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 ...