Hilltop Views

“Are you a citizen?” This isn’t a good question for 2020 census

Jovahana Avila

April 17, 2018

Recently, the Commerce Department announced that the 2020 census would include a question about citizenship. Trump administration officials say it is essential to help monitor voter demographics and protect minority voting rights. H...

Seton Medical Center forces women to bury miscarried fetuses, enforces conservative catholicism

Lauren Sanchez

April 17, 2018

Austin: the epitome of liberalism and diversity in Texas. Although the capital is politically blue, it is still surrounded by a red state, meaning the statewide policies aren’t always going to fit the tone of the city. This...

Trump uses Mexican women as tools for fear mongering

Lauren Sanchez

April 9, 2018

President Donald Trump, while urging for tighter security on the border, claimed that women in an immigrant caravan that is currently headed towards the U.S. are “raped at levels never seen before.” Well, if there’s anyone qualified to make statements like this it’s feminist icon, Donald Trump. Why would he ...

‘Coco’ claims No. 1 spot during holiday break, delivers heartwarming family messaging

@jovahanaa

December 1, 2017

This past Thanksgiving break, my family and I went to watch the premiere of “Coco,” which tells the story of 12-year-old boy named Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez).  The movie is set against the backdrop of Día de los Mue...

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...

Finance major fearlessly presses on despite political turmoil in Spain

@G_Wilkosz

November 13, 2017

The same day the Catalan regional parliament rebelled against Spain, sophomore Alondra Gracia turned in her Visa paperwork and headed out the door of the Houston consulate.Exhausted, the finance major began her six-hour wait fo...

Common Theme Speaker shares personal story as DACA recipient

Andrea Guzman

October 10, 2017

The common theme speaker this year, Erika Andiola, is “undocumented, unafraid and unapologetic.”Andiola identified herself as such while speaking at the Recreation and Convocation Center on Oct. 5, the day all renewals were due for the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals pro...

Discovering, Rediscovering passion for golf by competing with women

Amanda Gonzalez

May 2, 2017

Under the Mexican skies, Sandra Livas, her older brother Enrique, their parents and grandparents all enjoyed playing golf in her hometown of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.Without a school team to play for, Livas would practice on the...

Humans of St. Edwards: Maria Cardona

April 15, 2016

My major is Global Studies. I wanted to do math as a minor, but I didn't have enough time for that.My passion is traveling the world. I haven't gone everywhere that I would like to yet, but I am working on it. I love all different...

Mexican, Colombian national teams advance to World Baseball Classic

Amanda Gonzalez

March 22, 2016

Sixty-five Major League Baseball (MLB) players have now returned to spring training after representing their native countries in the World Baseball Classic Qualifiers — the preliminary rounds of what is considered the Olympics ...

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