Hilltop Views

Spring break, ‘Obamacare,’ aliens and Snowden


March 24, 2014

The title is an attention grabber, but what could this article possibly be about? The best answer to that question is it is an attempt to put to rest any doubts of the writer’s ability. The doubts come from the big wigs at Fo...

Graduate starts first Young Invincibles in Texas


November 8, 2013

Erin Hemlin is making strides in her career. She recently opened the first Young Invincibles office in Texas. She is a former hilltopper who graduated from St. Edward’s University in 2008.Young Invincibles is an organization th...

Healthcare website not an indicator of entirety of Obamacare

Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

The Health Insurance Marketplace has been hit with several technical difficulties since its Oct. 1 launch. Is America’s new health care system already broken? No; this is not the case, although opponents of the Affordable Car...

Obamacare to improve mental health care for 11 million in US

Staff Writer

October 15, 2013

The history of mental health care is a rather dark one. As late as the 1980s, people with mental health disorders were marginalized by society and treated as subhuman. They were placed in institutions and often forgotten about. Cond...

Texas senator not ideal choice for 2016 presidential candidate

Staff Writer

October 15, 2013

Senator Ted Cruz’s 21-hour pseudo-filibuster has brought him to the front line, and now he is considering running as the Republican nominee for the 2016 presidential election.Cruz is Canadian born and is apart of the Tea Party Ho...

Obamacare to afford citizens coverage despite GOP backlash

Staff Writer

October 8, 2013

A key provision of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, went into effect on Oct 1. This provision sets up an online marketplace where Americans can compare the costs of various health care policies. This marketplace also ...

Barack Obama’s policies favor students

October 9, 2012

The upcoming presidential election is important this year, especially for college students. College students have a lot to gain or lose whenever the next session of Congress begins because lawmakers will be trying to balance t...

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