Hilltop Views

2021-2022 Staff

Nina Martinez
Editor-in-Chief

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...

Milo Cortese
News Editor

Milo Cortese

My name is Milo Cortese, and I am a double major in American History and Political Science. I am a senior graduating in the Spring 2022 and plan to attend law school (I'm studying for the LSAT; wish me luck). A fun fact about...

Nicco Pelicano
Viewpoints Editor

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
Sports Editor

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...

Odett Ochoa
Sports Editor

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...

Isabella Bass
Staff Writer

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...

Taheera Washington
Staff Writer, Newsletter Editor

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...

Elle Bent
Life & Arts Editor

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
Staff Writer, Newsletter Editor

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...

Gracie Watt
Photo Editor

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...

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