Hilltop Views

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 ...

Campus structures, buildings to expand amid university’s financial concerns

Matthew San Martin and Victoria Cavazos

March 19, 2018

The president of St. Edward’s University, George E. Martin, held his annual meeting to discuss new changes coming to campus in the upcoming years. The meeting, held in Jones Auditorium on March 8, was attended by campus adm...

Congressional leaders fail to act by DACA deadline

Andrea Guzman

March 6, 2018

The deadline for Congress to pass legislation surrounding Dreamers, people who were brought to the U.S. illegally at a young age, passed Monday. Students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status rallied in a week of ...

U.S. Bishops lead efforts for a DACA fix

Andrea Guzman

February 27, 2018

As the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that required the government to keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in place, the Catholic community in Austin urged for more far-...

‘Slow Burn’ ties Watergate scandal to Trump-era politics

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February 12, 2018

If we were living through the next Watergate, would we know? This is the question Leon Neyfakh, host of “Slow Burn: A Podcast About Watergate,” poses to his listeners. In these eight episodes, Neyfakh captures what it was like...

Student Government starts semester with a round of funding requests

January 31, 2018

With three senate vacancies during their meeting Jan. 25, Student Government faced the need to address a separate position in the association: Elections Commissioner.Last year, Jonathan Edwards was appointed as the elections commis...

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