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Literature professor provides first edition education for all students

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January 29, 2018

You may recognize Dr. Alan Altimont on campus by a few markers. I think of him as a mix of Robert De Niro and Santa whilst wearing a fashionable bowtie--he’s been into wearing bowties for the past 15 years now.Altimont teac...



December 5, 2017

What are the first things that come to mind when you think of video games?  Do you think of  the “Call of Duty” or “Grand Theft Auto” series?  Or perhaps the “Mario”franchise or your favorite mobile phone games?  Wha...

10 essential South Congress Ave pit-stops for the St. Edward’s freshman

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September 11, 2017

The fall semester begins again, bringing old and new faces to Austin. Here at Hilltop Views, we have compiled a list of great places to check out on South Congress Avenue. We seek to either remind returning students of some c...

Undergrad internship leads to digital marketing position for St. Ed’s grad

Lisa Siahaan

April 20, 2017

I’ve always been ambitious in everything I do. I believe this has to do with the strong female role models I grew up with. My grandmother took care of the last three children on her own after my grandfather passed away. They li...

Former St. Ed’s student describes post-grad life, pursues career in writing

Brooke Blanton

March 13, 2017

Graduating from St. Edward’s University was one of the most surreal, exciting, proud and terrifying moments of my life so far. I was in a pretty good spot; I had a job lined up that I was excited for, I had a place to live, I...

Students seeks symbiotic relationship between storytelling and science

Caley Berg

March 6, 2017

A ladybug creeped across the arm of Ana Flores as she sat under a large oak tree. Flores noticed the lady bug, smiled and greeted it as her friend.“Biology is everywhere. You can go anywhere to observe it,” said Flores.Flo...

COMMENTARY: Brazilian soccer plane crash sparks journalism conversation about death

Amanda Gonzalez

December 4, 2016

The Brazilian Chapecoense soccer team was traveling to Colombia for their first playoff match in club history when their plane crashed in the mountains Nov. 29. Seventy-one people died and there were six survivors. Preliminary in...

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