Hilltop Views


News Editor

January 26, 2015

Disclaimer: I actually like cats now, after years of not appreciating their sassy-yet-cuddly demeanors. But, for the purpose of this article, they are mean little beasts.“Are you a dog-person or a cat-person?” If you’re ...

Cat tattoos rise in popularity amongst young adult population

Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

Cat lovers get a bad rap. Stereotypes including the crazy cat lady and internet addicted homebody come to mind as soon as the words “my cat” escape their mouths.With these negative connotations it’s hard to believe anyone...

Cat cafés, petting zoos would reduce stress level on campus

Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

St. Edward’s University is known for its extravagant buildings and interesting history. It is only fair to hope that the future of the university will be as remarkable as the past. For this reason, certain adjustments and am...

Nokia releases perfect video, but only succeeds selling cats

Copy Editor

October 3, 2014

Nokia recently released a viral marketing video for one of their latest version of their windows phone titled, “Catz using Lumia 930.” Mia Mullakery, winner of the SMW Creative Contest, directed and released this minute-and-a-half excruci...

Local nonprofit provides low cost services to decrease animal homelessness in Central Texas


December 5, 2013

Providing your cat or dog with the veterinarian services it needs to stay happy and healthy is not always easy while living on limited funds in college. Students often find themselves struggling to take care of their pets bec...

Acro-Cats feline circus provide Austin with laughs and stunts


December 4, 2012

A delightful group of performers entertained Austinites in what can only be described as both a cat lover’s dream come true and something that could only be true in fairy tales: an actual cat circus. Yes, a live circus act fe...

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