Hilltop Views

Trump escalates tension in Middle East by sending unwarranted military aid

Marcelo Plata

September 27, 2019

Throughout the last eighty years, the United States has had its nose in almost every continent in the world, interfering with elections, staging military coups, or in some cases, sending in American armed forces to sovereign natio...

Austin joins in global protests

Andrea Guzman & Michael Lockett

January 30, 2017

The inauguration of Donald Trump and his following executive orders have caused unease among people across the nation. Concerned citizens in Austin, and all over the country, have taken to the streets to protest a variety of causes...

Offensive to capture Mosul indicator of Middle East political climate

Kenny Phipps

October 24, 2016

Fighting began this week to retake Mosul, Iraq as a coalition of U.S. and Iraqi forces attempted to take back the city from the Islamic State, which has held the region since 2014. Since then, efforts to retake the city have ...

Time is right for Iran nuclear deal, shows Obama’s success

Bryanna Estrada

November 13, 2015

It is not a secret that the U.S. has scored a deal with Iran, some have even given it a cute pet name — the Iran Nuclear Deal.Not surprisingly, there are some folks that have a problem with it for the sole reason being that it...

Barack Obama beats Vladimir Putin where it counts: Economics

Anthony Wolf

October 23, 2015

Some people say that if you fight a war on your own soil, you’re  losing. If that’s true, then for Russian President Vladimir Putin the war for dominance is one that he is surely losing on a less discussed frontier: econ...

America proves to be biggest loser after Republican Presidential debate

Online Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2015

The biggest loser of Wednesday’s Republican Primary debate was America.While I admit that I laughed, cried and cooed about how adorable Jeb Bush is with my roommates, my young adult cynicism grew steadily and massive as the deba...

Professional gaming requires no endurance, similar to chess


September 12, 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a terror organization, have beheaded two American journalists and one British journalist in the past few weeks. Because of this, President Barack Obama ought to let tensions between the Unit...

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