Hilltop Views

Halloween throwback screening petrifies in unintended ways at Violet Crown

Gabrielle Wilkosz

October 25, 2017

Walking into Violet Crown Cinema’s series event Scream Screens, I expected the Thursday showing of “The Serpent and the Rainbow” to be campy at best. And at 60 percent on Rotten Tomatoes’ Tomatometer, why should I expec...

Four simple guidelines for your next non-offensive Halloween costume

Ellise Stokes

November 6, 2015

There were tons of amazing costumes out there this Halloween. There was even a “Netflix and Chill” costume, with a person wearing a T-shirt with the word “Netflix” written on it and holding a bag of ice.Halloween allows p...

Austin’s $6 drive-in offers nostalgic experience, classic Halloween movies

Eleanor Fishbourne

November 2, 2015

Going to the movies is always fun, but can become boring and repetitive. We find ourselves sitting in the same old dark room with squeaky seats, shoulder-to-shoulder with strangers. Occasionally, it is nice to change things up ...

St. Edward’s freshman climbs trees, models abstract style

Gabrielle Wilkosz

November 2, 2015

De’ja White, a freshman at St. Edward’s University, enjoys her unique and adventurous style.  Who influences your fashion sense? There is this one singer whose name is FKA Twigs and I love her fashion, but I don’t know enoug...

Mexic-Arte Museum hosts 32nd Día de Los Muertos celebration

Amanda Gonzalez

October 23, 2015

Just up South Congress, the Mexic-Arte Museum is hosting its 32nd annual Día de los Muertos celebration with an exhibition entitled “Community Altars: Ofrendas Inspired from the States of Mexico.”Día de los Muertos (Day of the De...

Horror movies provide scares through fake situations

Copy Editor

October 30, 2014

Some people are filled with terror when they venture through haunted houses or brave horror films. Others aren’t even phased; sure, they might jump in fright or cringe at something gory and disgusting, but instead of fear they...

Animated Day of the Dead-themed movie is cheesy yet lovable

Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

“The Book of Life” is supposed to be seen as a Halloween movie, but it’s not like other animated classics like “A Nightmare Before Christmas.” It lightly touches on Halloween, making it a film that can be shown at any time o...

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