Hilltop Views

Socialist rhetoric from Bernie Sanders concerns student

Oliver Guerra

April 8, 2016

Donald Trump has been under fire for the past year and a half while on the campaign trail he has said what seems to be, to some, very offensive statements.From the claim that immigrants are mostly rapists and murderers to his defamat...

Young voters should focus on local elections during 2016 race

Jacob Rogers

April 1, 2016

America needs to undergo a revolution. And please don’t say that in the voice of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders.The revolution isn’t about electing a president who will stick it to big banks or who ...

Trump, Sanders prove inefficient leaders

Jacob Sanchez

April 1, 2016

One of the worst aspects about this year's presidential election has been the call for a revolution from the far left liberals and to take the country back from far right conservatives.Why do we need a revolution or to take the ...

Asia Pacific University students experience Austin’s ‘outgoing’ community

Myrka Moreno

March 28, 2016

Haruno Yamauchi, Nono Ueda and Ryosuke “Sako” Mizusako are all Japanese students who are currently part of the St. Edward’s University/Asia Pacific University (APU) program. The program brings 21 high school graduates from Japan ...

Taylor Swift overly criticized for stance on social issues

Sharnicia Dotson

March 4, 2016

In the midst of the #freekesha support, Demi Lovato called out America’s Sweetheart Taylor Swift. While some people believe that this feud is detracting from the real issue, it is actually a great opener for a conversation o...

Oscars whitewash due to lack of roles for minorities

Eugenia Lozano

March 4, 2016

Many 2016 Oscar viewers would probably agree that host Chris Rock was rightfully critical of the Academy’s exclusion of black Americans from this year’s nominations.However, some of that anger might be too particular and mi...

‘Fuller House’ spinoff series brings ’90s nostalgia

Amanda Gonzalez

February 19, 2016

Spin-off television series are either a hit or miss. But I’m willing to bet the new sitcom “Fuller House” will be just as great as its predecessor.Premiering Feb. 26 on Netflix, “Fuller House” comes full circle two ...

Aussie in Austin: Study abroad student finds locals passionate, diverse

Kayla Sulewski

February 5, 2016

Hailing from “Down Under,” study abroad student Paige Langford has been welcomed to Austin with tacos, cowboy boots and country music.A senior secondary education and arts major, Langford attends the University of Notre Dame in her ...

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