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October 18, 2018

Dog days are over: Creative research replaces Capstone thesis

Sarah Gonzales

April 25, 2018

With the new general education curriculum on the rise, the once dreadful Capstone course has transitioned into a variety of Culminating Experience courses, courses with criteria designed to focus on a student’s specific maj...

‘Roseanne’ faces backlash after comments about ‘Fresh off the Boat’, ‘black-ish’

Collin Mims

April 16, 2018

There was a time where “Roseanne” was a progressive show that realistically portrayed working class Americans, had fat characters that weren’t the target of gross humor and included gay and lesbian characters in a time ...

Simon & Garfunkel Were Right: Silence rings loud at Silent Disco

Gianni Zorrilla, Life and Arts Editor

April 9, 2018

Silence and dancing are not normally two things that are categorized together, but a St. Edward’s event has proven otherwise. In late March, the University Programming Board hosted its first ever Silent Disco. Silent Dis...

OURVIEW: Sinclair script reveals danger of widespread media consolidation

Collin Mims and Lauren Sanchez

April 2, 2018

Each 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. This week’s editorial board is composed of Viewpoints Editor La...

Fans need to jump on Houston’s bandwagon now, while they can

Brandon Paz

April 2, 2018

Because of recent events, Philadelphia is on everyone’s mind as being one of, if the not the premier sports city in the country. The Eagles’ Super Bowl victory over the Patriots, combined with Joel Embiid’s fourth-seeded 76ers ...

‘1985’ makes bounds in film representation, normalizing social differences

@ninarochawrites

March 18, 2018

It is easy to forget the extent of social progress while living in the present. However, those attending the screening of the movie “1985” were transported into the past and reminded of struggles gay men faced 33 years ago.T...

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@gavincquinn

February 5, 2018

In 2018, finding a piece of media that satirizes left and right-wing politics without veering into pretentious “South Park” territory is difficult. JPEGMAFIA’s “Veteran,” however,walks the delicate balance between edgy a...

Oscar Nominations 2018: The good, the snubs and the ugly

@spideygirl_07

January 29, 2018

In about a month, the Academy will put an end to the campaigns and arguments of 2017’s best films. Viewers woke up early on Jan. 23 to see which artists were nominated for their craft in categories like producing, directing...

‘Coco’ claims No. 1 spot during holiday break, delivers heartwarming family messaging

@jovahanaa

December 1, 2017

This past Thanksgiving break, my family and I went to watch the premiere of “Coco,” which tells the story of 12-year-old boy named Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez).  The movie is set against the backdrop of Día de los Mue...

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