Hilltop Views

OurView: National parks should be preserved, avoid unecessary addition of tech

Sierra Rozen and John Walker

November 12, 2019

Crisp mountain air. The chirping of birds. The scenic background of nature fills your vision. Suddenly, you hear the beeping of Twitter notifications. Is that an Amazon Prime package being delivered that you see? For the “Mad...

OurView: Undocumented Student Action Week urges campus-wide advocacy, support

Sammy Jo Cienfuegos and Jacob Bryce

October 30, 2019

While there are many people who have negative views of immigration, there are many others who tirelessly advocate for immigrants and their right to be here in the United States. Undocumented Student Action Week, which lasts from O...

OurView: Privilege speaks louder than words; DeGeneres’ philosophy doesn’t apply

Sammy Jo Cienfuegos and Jacob Bryce

October 15, 2019

This past week at a Dallas Cowboys’ football game, TV personality and comedian Ellen DeGeneres was shown on public television sitting in a box office with former Republican president George Bush. Apparently, up until this point...

OurView: Stigma around veganism outdated with rise of impossible foods

Sammy Jo Cienfuegos and Jacob Bryce

October 1, 2019

Veganism has always been surrounded by stigma and stereotypes. However, the diet is becoming accepted on a larger scale thanks to the Impossible Burger. The Impossible Burger is a plant-based burger that looks and tastes like regular meat....

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