Government Shutdown Enters Second Month, Granite State Impacted

The federal government has now been partially shut down for over a month. Federal employees are working part-time jobs at supermarkets and for ride-sharing apps. GoFundMe, the crowdfunding website, now features hundreds of fundraising pages to help support furloughed government workers. A government shutdown is when Congress and the president fail to pass and sign ...

Fulchino asks What’s Our Way Out of the Shutdown?

Admittedly, I am no historian. However, I would like to think that for an amateur double major in American Studies and Politics, I have a relatively strong understanding of American political figures. I can think of few that have done more to degrade the democratic virtues of compromise and legislative action than Mitch McConnell. As ...

Miller: WBA International Community Engagement and the Power of a Name

During the last week of winter break, along with twelve other trips spread throughout the country, 14 participants traveled to Puerto Rico for a week of service and solidarity. Having the privilege of being one of 12 students embarking to Puerto Rico, I learned and reflected a lot about the way we, as a country, ...

Saint A’s Encourages Students to “Just Take the First Step” During MLK Celebration

As students return to the Hilltop from their winter break, the Intercultural Center is hard at work in preparation for its Black History Month celebrations. The College is celebrating the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other champions of progressivism from a variety of ethnicities. These celebrations, coordinated by the Intercultural ...

White Students Relieved by Whitewashed Syllabi

With syllabus week nearing its end, students are relieved to be met once again with multiple homogeneous syllabi. “I got concerned that I might have to listen to someone that doesn’t look like me,” a white male sophomore told The Hilltopper. “It puts me at ease to know that every class is filled with a ...

Julián Castro Outlines Vision at Politics & Eggs Event

Former Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Julián Castro was on campus Wednesday to outline his vision if he wins the presidency. Castro is the most prominent announced candidate for the Democratic nomination, but the field is quickly growing. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) has also announced she is running while Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and ...

Castro Announces Bid, Will Visit Hilltop

The parade of potential 2020 Presidential candidates continues next week with another stop at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. Julián Castro, who most recently served as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, will keynote the next Politics and Eggs of the New England Council. Castro’s Politics and Eggs visit ...

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