Hilltop Views

The evolution of St. Edward’s and the Catholic Church since Vatican II

Matthew San Martin, News Editor

April 23, 2018

For St. Edward’s, the Holy Cross education has been the backbone of the institution since its founding in 1877. Throughout the university’s history, the idea of what it means to be a Catholic college student has been changed a...

Black students host ‘die-in’ on university seal, spark debate

News Editor

December 7, 2014

“I can’t breathe,” junior Marcellas Ball, standing on the St. Edward’s University seal, yelled at 11:50 a.m.Twenty black students fell to the ground at the “die-in” demonstration, and stayed there until the Main B...

Brothers build community on the Hilltop


February 14, 2014

As a Holy Cross campus, St. Edward’s University is home to many brothers. While most students are aware of the brothers in St. Joseph Hall, many are unaware of another building of brothers on campus. Between the on-campus a...

Campus Ministry celebrates Founder’s bicentennial birthday

Staff Writer

February 3, 2014

On Feb. 6, Campus Ministry will be celebrating the 200th birthday of St. Edward’s founder Father Edward Sorin with a celebratory mass held at the Sorin Oak.“We wanted to celebrate this occasion in an appropriate way that ...

One St. Edward’s, two Austin campuses


January 24, 2014

Students may know that St. Edward’s is linked to other Holy Cross institutions such as Notre Dame University or the University of Portland, but what students may not know is that there is another St. Edward’s campus right here ...

Students’ demand: tear down the library mural

October 2, 2013

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.As the lights dim in the Munday Library and the evening stretch of s...

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