Hilltop Views

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

Anthony Wolf

November 2, 2015

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...

Social media users wrong to characterize first daughters as wild party girls

Erin Downey

November 2, 2015

Many news social media talks regarding the first daughters have circulated online in recent months as the oldest daughter, Malia, visits various colleges while the youngest, Sasha, allegedly goes to homecoming.Two specific pic...

Documentary on Ukraine revolution mixes live-action with commentary

By: Gabrielle Wilkosz

November 2, 2015

A high-definition camera zooms out, panning over thousands of people chanting, “Shame! Shame!” These Ukrainian civil activists have just learned then-President Viktor Yanukovych has deliberately failed to sign Ukraine into the Eur...

Barack Obama beats Vladimir Putin where it counts: Economics

Anthony Wolf

October 23, 2015

Some people say that if you fight a war on your own soil, you’re  losing. If that’s true, then for Russian President Vladimir Putin the war for dominance is one that he is surely losing on a less discussed frontier: econ...

Putin flexes both physical and political muscles

Katerina Barton

October 23, 2015

There is no doubt that President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin differ on many levels. In the diplomatic world, one might even call them “frenemies.” But, as for who is a better a leader, there is no cont...

Former White House staffer, SEU alumnus Brandon Lepow dies of Leukemia

Amanda Gonzalez

October 13, 2015

Updated from Oct. 13.Who could ever forget the student who convinced a first-year professor to allow a large wolf to be brought to class as a visual presentation?The class had to complete a serving learning project on a chari...

President Martin addresses faculty, students, staff in biannual report

Victoria Cavazos & Jacob Sanchez

October 12, 2015

In his biannual report, President George E. Martin spoke about factors that will affect St. Edward’s University including employee living wages increasing, campus renovations and the university’s recent Fulbright awards.Mar...

Recycled rhetoric on gun control means no policy changes

October 9, 2015

Every week the editorial board reflects on a current issue in Our View. The position taken does not reflect the opinions of everyone on the Hilltop Views staff.The shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon was tragic. The...

Paul Ryan appears to be best candidate to replace Speaker John Boehner

Jacob Sanchez

October 9, 2015

Well if you thought the Republican Party couldn't get any more disorganized, it has.Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was seen by many as the next speaker of the House, but his comments on Fox News about the Benghazi House committ...

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