Hilltop Views

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

Sierra Rozen and Lauren Sanchez

April 30, 2018

Filed under Viewpoints

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

Filed under Viewpoints

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...

Student earns summer internship to research Alzheimer’s in Germany

Jovahana Avila

April 19, 2018

Filed under News

The sciences are highly respected in Germany, which is what drew junior Analise Roth-Rodriguez to the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program through the German Academic Exchange Service known in Germany ...

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

Collin Mims and Lauren Sanchez

April 17, 2018

Filed under Viewpoints

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

Filed under Viewpoints

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

Filed under Viewpoints

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 ...

Racially diverse media struggles to balance message and viewer comfort

Collin Mims

April 9, 2018

Filed under Viewpoints

The ABC show “Black-ish” is in its fourth season as of the time of writing, but that doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily here to stay, at least not on ABC. Over the weekend, rumors have risen that Kenya Barris, the creator ...

Who Let the Dogs Out?: ‘Isle of Dogs’ continues Anderson’s stop motion journey

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March 19, 2018

Filed under Life And Arts

When it comes to Wes Anderson, viewers come for his mastery of cinematography and aesthetics, but they stay for his realistic characters and entertaining yet heartwarming storylines. His much anticipated film “Isle of Dogs...

‘1985’ makes bounds in film representation, normalizing social differences

@ninarochawrites

March 18, 2018

Filed under Life And Arts

It is easy to forget the extent of social progress while living in the present. However, those attending the screening of the movie “1985” were transported into the past and reminded of struggles gay men faced 33 years ago.T...

Bo Burnham Dives into Bigger Projects

Joey Hadden

March 13, 2018

Filed under Life And Arts

Unlike most coming of age films, “Eighth Grade” is not meant to be nostalgic, according to writer and director Bo Burnham, who describes the film as “emotionally personal” rather than “circumstantially personal.” ...

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