Hilltop Views

SGA can’t spend money until CFO picked

Amanda Gonzalez

January 22, 2016

Filed under News

The Student Government Association cannot spend any money until they find a new chief financial officer, Chief of Staff Kyle Thomas said.The position has been vacant since Carlos Martinez resigned to became a senator on Dec. 3. Three oth...

Texas Tribune hosts state representatives in political discussion at St. Edward’s University

Jacob Rogers

January 14, 2016

Filed under News

The Mabee Ballroom was packed Thursday for a political panel discussion hosted by Evan Smith, CEO and editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune.A Conversation with State Reps. Celia Israel, D-Austin, Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin, and Paul Workma...

Childhood memories of vacations in France still alive after Paris attacks

Eleanor Fishbourne

November 30, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

Growing up in England, my family would often take trips to France. Only a 30 minute ride on the channel tunnel and we were in a whole new, beautiful country.My first experience of anything Disney was at Disneyland Paris. Those...

1952 Naturalization Act should not determine immigration policies today

Erin Downey

November 30, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

In Nov. 2014, President Barack Obama announced a series of executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border. These actions included deporting felons instead of families and requiring certain undocumented immigrants to p...

Time is right for Iran nuclear deal, shows Obama’s success

Bryanna Estrada

November 13, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

It is not a secret that the U.S. has scored a deal with Iran, some have even given it a cute pet name — the Iran Nuclear Deal.Not surprisingly, there are some folks that have a problem with it for the sole reason being that it...

Millennials are feeling the Bern, Sanders can count on their vote

Erin Downey

November 13, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

He could be our next president of the U.S., he believes what the majority of Americans believe, and it goes without saying that he has better hair than Trump. So far, Bernie Sanders has shown multiple times in the presidential race...

SGA president responds to impeachment attempt in special session

Katerina Wynette Barton & Amanda González

November 12, 2015

Filed under News, News / SGA

At the special session called on Thursday, Student Government Association President Jonathan Cruz was given the opportunity to respond to attempts to impeach him at last week’s formal meeting.Cruz presented a plan to move SGA...

Former SGA Vice President: Here’s 6 tips to improve Student Government

Chris Duke

November 11, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

I recently read Kate Barton's articles entitled "SGA vice president dismisses gallery despite open meeting" and "SGA attempts to impeach student body president, fails on technicality", As an alum, former Vice President of the ...

SGA attempts to impeach student body president, fails on technicality

Katerina Wynette Barton

November 9, 2015

Filed under News, News / SGA

Student Government Association senators had a discussion to call an impeachment hearing for student body President Jonathan Cruz during a closed session of a formal senate meeting on Thursday.During the Nov. 5 formal senate m...

Vice President’s decision not to run for president has repercussions

Anthony Wolf

November 2, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

Vice President Joe Biden has decided to not run for president. His decision comes after months of speculation. We are now seeing the effects of Biden’s decision.Hillary Clinton’s campaign broke the 500,000 donor mark with...

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