Hilltop Views

2020-2021 Staff

Isabella Bass

Isabella Bass

I'm Isabella Bass, and I'm a junior writing and rhetoric major with a concentration in journalism and digital media. I've lived in Austin my whole life, and I started writing for Hilltop Views in 2019. My favorite things to write...

Vanessa Lopez-Campos

Vanessa Lopez-Campos

Hey! I'm Vanessa Lopez-Campos and I'm a senior Forensic Science major and Writing minor. I started writing for Hilltop Views during the Fall 2020 semester, and I've written for the News, Life and Arts, Sports, and Viewpoints sections....

Taheera Washington

Taheera Washington

I'm Taheera Washington, and I'm one of the Newsletter Editors! I'm a senior majoring in Writing & Rhetoric with a concentration in Creative Writing and minoring in Digital Marketing. I'm always looking for new music to listen...

Nicco Pelicano

Nicco Pelicano

Hey there! I'm Nicco Pelicano, your friendly neighborhood Viewpoints editor. I'm a writing & rhetoric major with a concentration in creative writing and a minor in journalism & digital media. I'm a senior, and will be...

Gabe Garza

Gabe Garza

Hi! My name is Gabe Garza, and I am one of the Sports Editors at Hilltop Views. I am a Communication major with a focus in Broadcast Journalism, graduating in Spring 2022. I'm very excited to step into this new role, and I can't...

Elle Bent

Elle Bent

Hi y'all! My name is Elle and I'm proud to be the Life & Arts editor for Hilltop Views. I am majoring in Communication with double minors in Spanish and Journalism. I have wanted to be a writer ever since I was a kid and journalism...

Leidy Jaimes

Leidy Jaimes

Hi y'all! I'm Leidy Jaimes and I’m one of the Newsletter Editors for Hilltop Views. I’m a Senior majoring in Writing & Rhetoric with a concentration in Creative Writing. In my free time, I love writing poetry and find...

Stefani Maltos

Stefani Maltos

Hi! I'm Stefani Maltos, and I've been one of the designers for Hilltop Views for a little over one year. I'm majoring in Graphic Design and Digital Marketing. When I'm not practicing my design skills, you can find me exploring...

Gracie Watt

Gracie Watt

Hey y'all! My name is Gracie Watt and I am a junior majoring in communication with a focus in journalism. I'm proud to be the Photo Editor for Hilltop Views, and I contribute as a writer. Hilltop Views has given me an outlet to...

Ben Cardillo

Ben Cardillo

Hi! I'm Ben Cardillo, I will be graduating this May with a major in Writing and Rhetoric and a minor in Photography. I grew up in Tampa, FL (go Bucs), and I am an avid reader.

Odett Ochoa

Odett Ochoa

My name is Odett Ochoa, I am currently pursuing my MBA at SEU. I joined HV Fall of 2018 as a staff writer, and have loved it ever since. Now, as a sports section editor, I love covering a variety of sports, including on-campus...

Nina Martinez

Nina Martinez

Hey y'all! My name is Nina Martinez, I'm a junior Writing & Rhetoric major with a concentration in Journalism. I aspire to one day edit for The Atlantic or The New Yorker. When I go on walks with my dog, Fitzgerald, I always...

George Murray

George Murray

Hi! I am George Murray, one of the Sports Editors at Hilltop Views. I am an english literature major and journalism & digital media minor graduating in spring 2021. In my 18 months at Hilltop Views I have written for the News,...

Sammy Jo Cienfuegos

Sammy Jo Cienfuegos

Hey ya'll! My name is Sammy Jo Cienfuegos and I'm one of the two Viewpoints editors. I'm a senior Writing and Rhetoric major, with an emphasis in Creative Writing. I'm currently working as It's On Us' At-Large Advisor for...

Christine Sanchez

Christine Sanchez

Hi all! My name is Christine Sanchez, I'm the Editor-in-Chief for Hilltop Views. I'm a senior studying Journalism & Digital Media with a minor in Spanish. I've made a lot of great memories and met some amazing people at Hilltop...

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