All posts by Nick Fulchino

Nick Fulchino is the Editor-in-Chief of The Hilltopper and a junior at Saint Anselm College. He is from Pomfret, Connecticut.

Meet the Candidates: Aidan Pierce ’22, Senate

Aidan Pierce comes to Saint Anselm after a lot of hard work. He’s been raised by a single father, whom he cares for deeply, and from an early age accepted that getting a job and helping support the family was just something you had to do. He says that his childhood, “taught me to respect ...

Meet the Candidates: Brendan Joyce ’22, Vice President

The first question of the interview nearly stumped Brendan Joyce. When asked to name his favorite book, the candidate for freshman class vice president was overwhelmed by the seemingly limitless possibilities of books he’d consumed in his 18 years. He finally settled on The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, confirming it was a “great book!” ...

Meet the Candidates: Jackson Peck ’22, Senate

Showing up to the interview in a Ringelstein for Senate t-shirt, Jackson Peck wears his liberal ideas on his sleeve – literally. His favorite book is Our Revolution by Bernie Sanders and, like the former presidential candidate, he feels like those with the power should be more transparent. Sanders was talking about the billionaires on ...

Sex in the Air: Freshmen Candidates Talk About Contraceptives, Intervis

Every year, a new class arrives on the hilltop, and it is up to them to elect their leadership to guide them through an inaugural year of learning and change. This year is no different as the Class of 2022, Saint Anselm College’s largest class in history, met on Wednesday night to hear from candidates ...

Questions Arise About College Layoffs

In the wake of Saint Anselm College’s decision to lay off 13 employees, questions have arisen about the true nature of the college’s financial status. The college’s Form 990 and 2017 financial report do not seem to reveal any glaring issues concerning the immediate finances of the school. When combined with recent increases in enrollment ...

Fired on the Hilltop: College Lays Off 13

As first reported in the New Hampshire Union Leader on Thursday, Saint Anselm College eliminated 13 positions Thursday morning, laying off people across campus. The College issued a written statement to the paper, claiming that the positions were eliminated in an attempt to brace for “upcoming financial challenges.” One staff member, who spoke on the ...

College Dedicates Roger and Francine Jean Student Center Complex

The night before Friday, May 4, 2018, the weather forecast predicted heavy rains and thunderstorms. However, as Roger Jean said in his address to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and benefactors, a healthy amount of Benedictine prayer kept the rain away as the Saint Anselm College community formally dedicated the new Roger and Francine Jean Student ...