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.

Kavanaugh Hearings Commence

This morning, President Donald Trump’s second nominee to the Supreme Court sat down in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee for the next step of his confirmation process. Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a judge on the Court of Appeals for D.C., was appointed by President Trump in July 2018 to fill the seat on the Supreme ...

A Unique Perspective on Studying Abroad

“We have really everything in common with America nowadays, except, of course, language.” – Oscar Wilde, 1887. For the last 12 weeks, I’ve been studying at Saint Mary’s University, Twickenham in what are, effectively, the suburbs of London. I made the choice to study abroad rather late in the process, deciding sometime around the 12th ...

Ryan Departure Spells Bad News for GOP

On the national political landscape, the talk for nearly two years now has been about the oncoming Democratic wave in the 2018 midterms. Fueled by historically low approval ratings for President Donald Trump, a massive surge in Democrat-related activism, and the historic trends of poor performances by the President’s party in his first set of ...