Hilltop Views

OURVIEW: recent strikes on Syria indicative of typical American dismissal of foreign aid

Collin Mims and Lauren Sanchez

April 16, 2018

Each 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. This week’s editorial board is composed of Viewpoints Editor Laure...

Artist Ai WeiWei’s ‘Human Flow’ examines plight of global refugee crisis

Gianni Zorrilla, Life and Arts Editor

November 13, 2017

More than 65 million people around the world have been displaced; a staggering number that continues to grow each day. Ai Weiwei's “Human Flow” examines the world refugee crisis through the lens of an artist—making for a pow...

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 ...

Childhood memories of vacations in France still alive after Paris attacks

Eleanor Fishbourne

November 30, 2015

Growing up in England, my family would often take trips to France. Only a 30 minute ride on the channel tunnel and we were in a whole new, beautiful country.My first experience of anything Disney was at Disneyland Paris. Those...

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...

Julián Castro dismisses speculation about being veep

Sara Katona

October 19, 2015

Julián Castro, secretary of Housing and Urban Development and former mayor of San Antonio, was the Texas Tribune Festival’s closing speaker.Although moderator and Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith defined Castro’s appearance as on...

Obama helps Syria through democratic decision

Reporter

September 16, 2013

On Aug. 31, President Barack Obama made history when he let Congress decide whether to strike Syria or not. “The United States should take military action against Syrian regime targets,” President Obama urged.The president’s decis...

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