Hilltop Views

Electoral College fails to reflect majority

November 28, 2012

Those that predicted Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to have a landslide in the Electoral College were wrong. Incumbent President Barack Obama won the Electoral College with 332 votes compared to Romney’s 206, and Oba...

Workout habits of 2012 Presidential and Vice-Presidential nominees


October 30, 2012

The presidential election season is rapidly coming to a head as Nov. 6 nears. With just a few days left to pick the new leader of the United States, there is one question that remains unanswered: how do the candidates stay in such...

Candidates ignore issue of climate change

October 30, 2012

Election season is coming to an end, and informed voters are going to the polls with several hot-button issues in mind. But one issue in particular has been suspiciously absent from both major candidates’ campaigns. This ele...

Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson goes unnoticed

October 23, 2012

Election Day is approaching and as voters make their choice, they may have forgotten someone. He is Gary Johnson, ex-governor of New Mexico and presidential candidate for the Libertarian party. Some of you may be thinking third p...

Vice President Joe Biden’s debate performance is a success

October 23, 2012

After President Barack Obama’s bad performance at the first debate, Vice President Joe Biden had a lot of ground to make up at his debate against Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan on Oct. 11. Biden brought the fi...

Barack Obama’s policies favor students

October 9, 2012

The upcoming presidential election is important this year, especially for college students. College students have a lot to gain or lose whenever the next session of Congress begins because lawmakers will be trying to balance t...

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