Hilltop Views

Concert at Texas Capitol celebrates the block of controversial legislation

Samantha Ramirez

September 11, 2017

Crowds gathered for Jolt Texas’s event Unity Concert and March Against Hate and White Supremacy on Sept. 2. Speakers and performers delivered personal testimonies and calls to action between musical performances.Jolt Texas is...

COMMENTARY: Champion transgender wrestler deserves congratulations

Collin Mims

March 20, 2017

For some, high school is four years that can be later reflected on pleasantly: a simple time, an easier time, a time that didn’t require a constant inhalation of coffee to endure.However, for many marginalized people, later re...

Austin food truck scene still boasts competition, business owners say

Carlye Cook

February 20, 2017

It was 2006 when the food truck trend exploded all over Austin, Texas. This back when the Frost Bank was still the tallest building downtown, way back before the population skyrocketed to over 2 million residents.Over a decade late...

Draft executive orders suggest impending visa modifications

Victoria Cavazos

February 6, 2017

According to documents obtained by several reputable news organizations, Donald Trump’s administration has drafted an executive order that would affect several work visas, including the H-1B visa, a popular choice for international...

New Arcade Fire song reminds you have power

Aldo Martinez

February 3, 2017

Have you been feeling powerless because of events following President Trump’s inauguration? Did you vote for Trump and now have #trumpregrets?Don’t worry, there are many like you out there. Band Arcade Fire and musician M...

Professors provide platform for campus discussion after Trump inauguration

Michael Lockett

January 30, 2017

St. Edward’s University faculty and students gathered over tacos in the Mabee Ballroom Jan. 20, hours after the inauguration of Donald Trump, to discuss how to overcome some of the divisions that led to the contentious presi...

Austin joins in global protests

Andrea Guzman & Michael Lockett

January 30, 2017

The inauguration of Donald Trump and his following executive orders have caused unease among people across the nation. Concerned citizens in Austin, and all over the country, have taken to the streets to protest a variety of causes...

Students concerned about access to healthcare post inauguration

Ana Flores

January 30, 2017

President Donald Trump got right to work only hours after his inauguration. Just as he promised during his presidential campaign, Trump began the dismantling process of the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare,on his fi...

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