Hilltop Views

Grad gives tips for healthy transition post-graduation

Nathalie Eguiza

April 15, 2017

The word “graduation” can be a scary one to hear. For me, it was a word that brought mixed emotions: excitement at the endless possibilities, anxiety for the unknown and fear to step out into the “real world.” Here are some tip...

Nowait App proves perfect for Austin foodies’ ultimate dining experience


March 20, 2017

What do Kerbey Lane Café, Snooze an AM Eatery and Pluckers all have in common? Ridiculous wait times on the weekends.Saturdays are meant for delicious brunch, but at what cost ― a 45-minute wait, an hour wait? The app “Nowait...

SXSW going against its own nature by threatening deportation

March 6, 2017

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 Editors S...

New Arcade Fire song reminds you have power

Aldo Martinez

February 3, 2017

Have you been feeling powerless because of events following President Trump’s inauguration? Did you vote for Trump and now have #trumpregrets?Don’t worry, there are many like you out there. Band Arcade Fire and musician M...

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Nick Valensi of CRX, The Strokes

Victoria Cavazos

December 9, 2016

In anticipation of CRX's show this Saturday at Stubb's, Hilltop Views interviewed frontman Nick Valensi about his band's latest album "New Skin." Valensi, the Strokes' lead guitarist, talked about writing lyrics for the first t...

ACL Feature: Psychedelic hip-hop band shares advice for aspiring artists

Caley Berg

October 12, 2016

When asked to describe their genre, Jonathan Graves describes Corbu as a psychedelic band, inspired by mid-70’s Pink Floyd and set to hip-hop beats. The band is comprised of singer and multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Graves,...

ACL Feature: Canadian band making big waves in Austin

Lilli Hime

October 12, 2016

July Talk is the Toronto born alternative rock band made up of singers, Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay, bassist Josh Warburton, guitarist Ian Docherty and drummer Danny Miles.HILLTOP VIEWS: How did July Talk get started?WARBURTON: We ...

Kanye’s Saint Pablo Tour blesses audiences with god-like performance

Bridget Henderson

September 23, 2016

Kanye West graced Austin with his presence last Wednesday at the Frank Erwin Center for his “Saint Pablo Tour.” Despite the atrocious organization and planning of the entering and ticketing process, Yeezy did not disappoint...

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