Hilltop Views

Alex Luu performing at the Texas Grand Slam Poetry Festival. Courtesy of Christopher Diaz

The People’s Slam Champ

October 18, 2018

Freshman makes strides in poetry, starts new club on campus


April 9, 2014

Remember the name Natalie Sizemore. One day, her name will appear on the cover of her very own book of poetry, or so she hopes.Sizemore, a freshman English and literature major with a political science minor, spends many days journaling ...

Poet Dean Young divulges thoughts on reality, purpose of art


April 6, 2014

On April 3, St. Edward’s University was lucky enough to have poet Dean Young visit campus as part of the Marcia Kinsey Visiting Writers series.Despite holding the title of state poet laureate of Texas as well as publishing 10 books...

English literature professor known for more than his fezzes


November 8, 2013

From his attire to the way he handles himself inside and outside of the classroom, Alan Altimont is one of the last of a dying breed of Renaissance professors that still teach at St. Edward’s University.Altimont, the associate p...

Poetry professor soon to publish second book


October 18, 2013

When asked what it means to be a poet, professor Carrie Fountain’s response was simple: “It means that I write poems.”Her first book of poetry, Burn Lake, was published by Penguin and was the 2009 National Poetry Series winn...

Hip-Hop on the Hilltop features student artists, builds community

Staff Writer

October 7, 2013

Hip-hop is more than just music. It is a culture of voices, voices that all have something important to relate. Tackling subjects ranging from racial inequality to drug abuse, hip-hop has always been on the forefront of innovat...

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