Hilltop Views

Plans to rezone affordable student housing outrages community

Christine Sanchez

April 25, 2018

Filed under News

Ballpark apartments, which are known for being some of the few affordable housing options left in a fast-gentrifying Austin, have recently been on track to be rezoned. If this occurs, students and low-income families could be d...

Using body cameras holds police accountable

March 2, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints, Viewpoints / Our View

Every 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.One of the first cases of racial brutality to catch national atte...

Rash solutions for police brutality cases will not work

Reporter

September 8, 2014

Filed under Viewpoints

The police shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. has brought about speculation as to how the country should prevent these types of incidents.Officer Darren Wilson was named as the shooter on Aug. 15 and h...

Student Memorial of MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

August 30, 2013

Filed under Viewpoints

Fifty years ago today, on Aug. 28, 1963, Washington D.C. saw one of the biggest protests in the history of the country. That day is often remembered as the boiling point of the demand for racial equality that had been brewing i...

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