Hilltop Views

Brazilian student fulfills dream of studying abroad

Lilli Hime

February 1, 2016

Chances are you’ll hear him before you see him.Recognizable by his vivacious tenor laugh, Rafael Murtinho has come all the way from Sao Paulo, Brazil to take St. Edward’s University by storm.The only thing that could riva...

Obama: ultimate ladies man

Eleanor Fishbourne

January 29, 2016

Although Obama is nearing the end of his time as president, he is still kicking butt and taking names. It is the anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and Obama has announced new rules for closing the gender pay gap. ...

1952 Naturalization Act should not determine immigration policies today

Erin Downey

November 30, 2015

In Nov. 2014, President Barack Obama announced a series of executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border. These actions included deporting felons instead of families and requiring certain undocumented immigrants to p...

Millennials are feeling the Bern, Sanders can count on their vote

Erin Downey

November 13, 2015

He could be our next president of the U.S., he believes what the majority of Americans believe, and it goes without saying that he has better hair than Trump. So far, Bernie Sanders has shown multiple times in the presidential race...

Mexic-Arte Museum hosts 32nd Día de Los Muertos celebration

Amanda Gonzalez

October 23, 2015

Just up South Congress, the Mexic-Arte Museum is hosting its 32nd annual Día de los Muertos celebration with an exhibition entitled “Community Altars: Ofrendas Inspired from the States of Mexico.”Día de los Muertos (Day of the De...

Daily fantasy betting needs more regulations as industry explodes

Jacob Rogers & Amanda Gonzalez

October 19, 2015

If some big shot executive was caught for illegally profiting on a secret of their or another company, they would go to federal prison for insider trading. There are laws that deter insider trading, except in the world of online fa...

Recycled rhetoric on gun control means no policy changes

October 9, 2015

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.The shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon was tragic. The...

Paul Ryan appears to be best candidate to replace Speaker John Boehner

Jacob Sanchez

October 9, 2015

Well if you thought the Republican Party couldn't get any more disorganized, it has.Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was seen by many as the next speaker of the House, but his comments on Fox News about the Benghazi House committ...

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