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Cosby conviction sparks debate over lack of legal action against Trump and Weinstein

Sierra Rozen and Lauren Sanchez

April 30, 2018

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After a little more than two years, and Bill Cosby has finally been convicted on three counts of sexual assault. It has been a long and harrowing journey as the nation watched the downfall of someone who had once been known ...

Jack Johnson pardon opens up discussion about race and imprisonment

Sierra Rozen

April 30, 2018

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To no one’s surprise, President Trump is once again making headlines for doing things that have nothing to do with our current political climate. Considering that politics are a mess right now, from Trump engaging in Twitter co...

FACEOFF: An in-depth look at donating to the university after graduation

Andy Dunklee & Lauren Sanchez

April 23, 2018

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Get what you give: Donating to St. Edward’s ensures enhanced college experience for future students, faculty, alumniBy Andy DunkleeSince the year 1999, the Office of Advancement has raised 174.7 million dollars from donations to the universit...

Editors reflect on favorite Pulitzer Prize Winners

Amanda Gonzalez, Joey Hadden, Andrea Guzman & Brandon Paz

April 17, 2018

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Pulitzer Prize winners were announced Monday, with awards doled out for topics from the reporting that sparked the MeToo movement, to non-fiction writing that examined the contemporary criminal justice system. Here’s a few of our f...

“Are you a citizen?” This isn’t a good question for 2020 census

Jovahana Avila

April 17, 2018

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Recently, the Commerce Department announced that the 2020 census would include a question about citizenship. Trump administration officials say it is essential to help monitor voter demographics and protect minority voting rights. H...

OURVIEW: recent strikes on Syria indicative of typical American dismissal of foreign aid

Collin Mims and Lauren Sanchez

April 17, 2018

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Each week the editorial board reflects on a current issue in Our View. The position taken does not reflect the opinions of everyone on the Hilltop Views staff. This week’s editorial board is composed of Viewpoints Editor Laure...

Seton Medical Center forces women to bury miscarried fetuses, enforces conservative catholicism

Lauren Sanchez

April 17, 2018

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Austin: the epitome of liberalism and diversity in Texas. Although the capital is politically blue, it is still surrounded by a red state, meaning the statewide policies aren’t always going to fit the tone of the city. This...

‘Roseanne’ faces backlash after comments about ‘Fresh off the Boat’, ‘black-ish’

Collin Mims

April 16, 2018

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There was a time where “Roseanne” was a progressive show that realistically portrayed working class Americans, had fat characters that weren’t the target of gross humor and included gay and lesbian characters in a time ...

Election of Latinas in Texas Congress long overdue

Jovahana Avila

April 16, 2018

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Historically, there has always been a shortage of Latinas in public office in the United States and Texas is no different. In fact, Texas has actually never elected a Latina into Congress. With the Latinx population currently...

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