Hilltop Views

Daniel Johnston’s art: original, popular, symbol-heavy

Jasmine Kim

April 1, 2016

The iconic “Hi How Are You” mural has become a popular destination for Austin locals and visitors to the point where restaurants are naming themselves after it (Thai, How Are You?), but did you know the wonky-eyed frog has...

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 ...

‘Wilfred:’ Dude-Dog Bromance Takes on Dark Comedy

Bianca Esquivel

February 11, 2016

In a world where those of us with a Netflix account dedicate most of our free time trying to figure out which show to binge next, it can be frustrating trying to find a show out of the pool of hundreds that won't be a waste of...

Whiteout Climate Change

Whiteout Climate Change

January 29, 2016

Child celebrity settles down with family; becomes firefighter


October 16, 2015

Mike Vitar? Maybe you know him more as the famous alter ego, Benny “the Jet” Rodriguez.Vitar was born on Dec. 21, 1978 and grew up in Los Angeles, California. He was almost every girl's first crush before they even knew wha...

No shorts, no sleeves, no class: Inappropriate dress codes hinder learning

Sports Editor

October 2, 2015

If your high school was anything like mine, most of the dress code policies were directed at female students — skirts or shorts above a certain length (realistically, that meant no skirts and cargo shorts), jeans with holes ...

California police should take creepy clowns more seriously


October 20, 2014

In California, people decided it would be fun to dress up as clowns and carry around baseball bats and machetes.These clowns look terrifying (just like the typical clown) and take pictures besides landmarks. Of course, this ca...

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