Hilltop Views

Trump’s weekend antics distract from issues that actually matter

Amanda Gonzalez

September 25, 2017

Salience Should not be on SportsSports have long been considered America’s guilty pleasure, a distraction from the doom and gloom of politics.Other than the obvious rivalry between a home and away team, sports should not be a divi...

Campus saddened to learn of undergraduate, graduate deaths

By: Gabrielle Wilkosz

September 11, 2017

The St. Edward’s University community mourns two students who have died within the past week.Graduate student Kathleen "Kate" Settle Young, 31, died on Sept. 2. Undergraduate student Benton T. Ault, 20, died 4 days later due to h...

13Annual Events

May 5, 2017

Blues on the Hill:In typical Austin fashion, the University Programming Board hosts a series of concerts throughout the spring semester. Showcasing student and local talent, these Blues events provide a great opportunity to hear live m...

Editor’s Note

April 24, 2017

Mental health is an issue that is prevalent in our society and the St. Edward’s University community is not immune to it.Many students, faculty and staff members live with a mental health issue or have dealt with one at some point i...


Victoria Cavazos

April 17, 2017

Richard Weikart, a professor of Modern European History at California State University and author of the controversial book, “From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics, and Racism in Germany,” delivered a lecture o...

American corporations using Europe as tax haven

April 17, 2017

Finance ministers from the 28 states of the European Union have recently held a meeting in Valetta, Malta to discuss the issue of tax evasion by large corporations. Ironically, Malta called the meeting, despite its reputation...


February 20, 2017

For the week of 2/22-2/28 Softball:Feb. 28 @ Texas A&M Commerce 3 p.m., 5 p.m. Women’s Basketball:Feb. 25 @ Lubbock Christian 12 p.m. Men’s BasketballFeb. 23 @ Dallas Baptist 7 p.m.Feb. 25 @ Lubbock Christian 2 p.m....

3Letterfrom Editors

Jacob Rogers

February 13, 2017

This is a special week for not only St. Edward’s University, but for Hilltop Views as well. This year, Feb. 16, marks the 30th anniversary for the newspaper. Since 1987, we have reported on a number of stories, from tragic death...

Hilltop Views Media Policy

Hilltop Views

February 12, 2017

Hilltop Views is the student newspaper and website published by student journalists in the School of Humanities and serving the community of St. Edward's University. The opinions expressed in the print and online editions are n...

Woman responsible for death of Emmett Till reneges on accusation leading to his death 60 years later

February 3, 2017

The infamous day of August 24, 1955: A black boy from Chicago, a white woman in Mississippi, and the whistle that everyone in America heard about. This was the ordeal that led to the lynching of Emmett Till and spurred the Civil Ri...


December 5, 2016

In a wrinkle of time, the semester has come to a close.Four and a half odd years traversing the deep and intricate folds of this gossamer path filled with many lucrative destinations.One path which led me by some anomalous me...

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