Hilltop Views

Halloween throwback screening petrifies in unintended ways at Violet Crown

Gabrielle Wilkosz

October 25, 2017

Filed under Life And Arts

Walking into Violet Crown Cinema’s series event Scream Screens, I expected the Thursday showing of “The Serpent and the Rainbow” to be campy at best. And at 60 percent on Rotten Tomatoes’ Tomatometer, why should I expec...

It’s On Us hosts event stressing issue of interpersonal violence

Andrea Guzman

October 24, 2017

Filed under News

Detailing behavior such as excessive calls and shoving against walls, It’s On Us addressed interpersonal violence through an interactive group setting in Mabee Ballroom Oct. 19.The 1 in 3 panel derives its name from a statisti...

Common Theme Speaker shares personal story as DACA recipient

Andrea Guzman

October 10, 2017

Filed under News

The common theme speaker this year, Erika Andiola, is “undocumented, unafraid and unapologetic.”Andiola identified herself as such while speaking at the Recreation and Convocation Center on Oct. 5, the day all renewals were due for the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals pro...

Concert at Texas Capitol celebrates the block of controversial legislation

Samantha Ramirez

September 11, 2017

Filed under News

Crowds gathered for Jolt Texas’s event Unity Concert and March Against Hate and White Supremacy on Sept. 2. Speakers and performers delivered personal testimonies and calls to action between musical performances.Jolt Texas is...

10 essential South Congress Ave pit-stops for the St. Edward’s freshman

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September 11, 2017

Filed under Life And Arts

The fall semester begins again, bringing old and new faces to Austin. Here at Hilltop Views, we have compiled a list of great places to check out on South Congress Avenue. We seek to either remind returning students of some c...

Austin food truck scene still boasts competition, business owners say

Carlye Cook

February 20, 2017

Filed under Life And Arts

It was 2006 when the food truck trend exploded all over Austin, Texas. This back when the Frost Bank was still the tallest building downtown, way back before the population skyrocketed to over 2 million residents.Over a decade late...

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