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French international student evaluates American experience


March 20, 2017

Freshman Mathilde Piquet-Gauthier is an international business major from Angers, France.  Her time at St. Edward’s University marked her first American experience. Since moving to Austin, Piquet-Gauthier’s perspectives on...

University celebrates LGBT History Month

Maia Samboy

October 17, 2016

October is LGBT History Month in the United States and many events are being hosted in celebration of the civil rights movement.National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is a prominent part of LGBT History Month. For 28 years, members of the LG...

Businesses have right to deny customers on religious grounds


February 23, 2015

Participating in homosexual activity is a sin against God, according to many Christian, Muslim, Jewish and other religious people.This belief among some Americans has led to conflict in courts, schools, places of worship and even i...

English charity wants LGBT school, focus should be tolerance


February 13, 2015

The issue of gay rights has sparked debates around the world in recent years. From Supreme Court battles for gay marriage in the United States to anti-gay laws being passed in Uganda, the issue of gay rights is in no doubt at...

Society looking to future, popular culture is not

January 26, 2015

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.We live in a progressive society. Paradoxically, a lot of our pop c...

Television characters enforce stereotypes

October 23, 2012

Representation of LGBTQ characters on TV is on the rise, according to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). But any representation is not always good representation. GLAAD recently released their 17th annual “Where We ...

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