Hilltop Views

First Generation Summit focuses on cultural capital, building friendships

Mariana Sarmiento-Riano, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

The Equity and Justice Council (EJC) held their third First Generation Summit in the Student Activities Lounge on Feb. 28. Organized by senior Rachel Leader and junior Leslie Rios, this is the second event of its type this year. ...

University oral history project preserves memories for alumni, students

Ashley Watkins Walker

February 27, 2019

University Archives and Special Collections and University Advancement hosted an oral history project called Memories From the Hilltop during homecoming week, Feb. 11 to 15. The audio interviews were held in Ragsdale and Munday Library, varying between alumn...

Alex Luu performing at the Texas Grand Slam Poetry Festival. Courtesy of Christopher Diaz

The People’s Slam Champ

October 18, 2018

Austin Takes on the March for Our Lives

Lauren Sanchez

March 25, 2018

On Saturday, 20,000 protesters gathered at City Hall then marched to the Capitol to rally for adequate gun control laws. Mayor Steve Adler and Texas Representative Gina Hinojosa spoke on the issue, followed by Parkland survivor ...

Not Your Grandmother’s Feminist Club: New women’s empowerment group forms

November 20, 2017

Calling themselves "youthful" and "a new kind of women's empowerment group," Electric Lady Coalition might be in their first year at St. Edward's, but the group is hoping to make waves. We talk with President Hailey Williams a...

Administration addresses how university achieves ‘best of’ status

October 9, 2017

U.S. News and World Report's 2018 findings ranked St. Edward's University top 25 in three major categories for 15th year in a row. These included 15 in Regional Universities West, 9 in Best Colleges for Veterans and 24 in Best...

Jena Heath, Faculty Adviser to Hilltop Views on the importance of celebrating women’s history

March 3, 2017

In celebration of Women's History Month everyday this March, Hilltop Views will be posting about the accomplishments of powerful women at St. Edward's University and beyond. Jena Heath teaches Journalism and Digital Media and ser...

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