Hilltop Views

Remembering La Reina: 5 Ways To Celebrate Selena’s Birthday in Austin

@jovahanaa

April 16, 2018

Filed under Life And Arts

The Queen of Tejano music, Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, was shot dead March 31, 1995. Shortly afterward, George W. Bush, who was the Governor of Texas at the time, signed a proclamation designating the singer's birthday, April ...

Travis county congressional candidates address climate change at panel

Victoria Cavazos

February 27, 2018

Filed under News

350 Austin, a local, grassroots environmental group, held a forum for candidates running in the U.S Congressional districts of Travis County to delineate their approaches to issues related to climate change in office.The group hel...

‘Bojack Horseman’ blends existential dread with puns, offbeat comedy

@drfunkenstein12

October 9, 2017

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts Movies Flix

Paradoxes are always fun ways of looking at the world. Some of the most creative pieces of art and literature are the result of setting two opposing themes or ideas against one another. By doing so, a creator highlights key fea...

Jacob Sanchez says adios to Hilltop Views

Jacob Sanchez

April 25, 2016

Filed under Viewpoints

I’ve been struggling with how to write this farewell all year long. I knew it was coming, but I just didn’t know how I wanted to say goodbye to Hilltop Views.I could go down the creative route and do a poem like my former ...

Sarah Palin set to become next Judge Judy

Sharnicia Dotson

April 1, 2016

Filed under Viewpoints

All rise! The honorable Judge Sarah Palin could possibly be coming to your television screen in 2017.Sarah Palin, former Republican vice-president candidate, has gone from dreams of the White House to dreams of the courthouse. Pa...

Continue to #PrayforParis but don’t forget to #PrayforKenya

November 16, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

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. Amid the outpour of empathy and heartache for the attacks on Paris...

Webb, Chaffee step down from primaries, will O’Malley be next?

Anthony Wolf

November 2, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

Recently, Jim Webb has dropped out of the Democratic primary and on “The Joe Piscopo Show,” he announced that he is now “seriously considering” an independent run.Although independents typically don’t get higher than ...

SEU baseball team’s World Series picks not proving to be accurate

Amanda Gonzalez

October 19, 2015

Filed under Sports

What do Taylor Swift and the movie “Back to the Future II” have in common? Even more so, what do they have to do with baseball? The answer — they were both born in 1989, and skeptical baseball fans are accrediting them ...

Democratic debate revealed Sanders as winner, Clinton as loser

Anthony Wolf

October 15, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

This article is part of a face-off: to read the other viewpoint in which Jacob Sanchez argues that Hillary Clinton won the debate, click here.In the long overdue debate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Sen. Bern...

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