Hilltop Views

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

Collin Mims and Lauren Sanchez

April 17, 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...

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 ...

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...

Egyptian film explores tradition and modernity

Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

This past Tuesday, Dr. Chris Micklethwait screened "El bab el maftouh," or "The Open Door," at St. Edward's University. This is the second film in the Cultural Foundations Middle East Film Series this semester.The film, directed...

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