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Composting initiative is a step in the right direction

January 29, 2013

The university is gradually becoming a more environmentally sustainable campus, with composting being the most recent addition to the conservation initiatives. Compost bins are now available for diners to dispose of food scraps in the H...

Three states vote in favor of marriage equality

Hilltop Views Staff

November 13, 2012

The 2012 Presidential Election was a monumental event, resulting in President Barack Obama’s reelection. However, the election also revealed Americans’ changing views on the issue of same-sex marriage. After years of same-sex me...

Exhaustion sets in as election comes to a close

Hilltop Views Staff

November 6, 2012

“I’m tired of Bronco Bama and Mitt Romney,” said 4-year-old Abigael Evans while listening to NPR presidential commentary.The now-viral YouTube video, aptly titled “I’m Tired of Bronco Bama and Mitt Romney,” already has more than 1 m...

Candidates ignore issue of climate change

October 30, 2012

Election season is coming to an end, and informed voters are going to the polls with several hot-button issues in mind. But one issue in particular has been suspiciously absent from both major candidates’ campaigns. This ele...

Twitter should champion free speech whenever it is possible

October 23, 2012

Early this year, Twitter unveiled a device and policy that finds and removes offensive content from its site if a foreign government requests it. Last Thursday, Twitter used this device for the first time, blocking the German neo-N...

Multicultural Leadership Board postpones perplexing event

Staff Editorial

October 16, 2012

Last week, flyers for an event called “Eggs on the Neg’s” perplexed the St. Edward’s community. “Egg’s on the Neg’s” was a St. Edward’s University Multicultural Leadership Board (MLB) sponsored event that wa...

Our View: Voters can become informed with fact-checking

October 9, 2012

Fact checking has exposed erroneous facts in statements made by both candidates during the presidential debate. The first of three debates leading up to the presidential nomination took place in Denver last Thursday. In the a...

Our View: Student newspaper encourages civil discourse

Hilltop Views Staff

October 2, 2012

Recently, Hilltop Views published several articles that garnered criticism from readers. As journalists, we expect and encourage discussion over the content we publish, especially when this content is published in our “Viewpoints...

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