Hilltop Views

Austin Takes on the March for Our Lives

Lauren Sanchez

March 25, 2018

On Saturday, 20,000 protesters gathered at City Hall then marched to the Capitol to rally for adequate gun control laws. Mayor Steve Adler and Texas Representative Gina Hinojosa spoke on the issue, followed by Parkland survivor ...

Data inconclusive in gauging student understanding of Title IX

Andrea Guzman

October 25, 2017

St. Edward’s lacks sufficient data to gauge student’s experiences and understanding of sexual assault, relationship violence and other Title IX issues after a survey administered in March was completed by a mere eight percen...

Common Theme Speaker shares personal story as DACA recipient

Andrea Guzman

October 10, 2017

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

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...

St. Edward’s freshman accepts award from First Lady, represents Mexic-Arte Museum

Amanda Gonzalez

December 6, 2016

If you had the opportunity to meet the First Lady of the United States, what would you say?Freshman Kassey Rocha traveled to Washington Nov. 14-15 to accept a 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from Michelle Obama...

Diversity in Student Government, a goal for presidential candidate Jamie Cardenas

Jamie Cardenas

April 8, 2016

I believe it’s time to give back to the student body that has given me so much.Being involved on this campus has allowed me to understand what college is supposed to be about: learning as much from inside a classroom, as fro...

Vice President: Carlos Martinez

April 6, 2016

My name is Carlos A. Martínez. I am a political science major expected to graduate May 2018.I am integrally involved with the Student Government Association as I formerly served as the chief financial officer and currently serve a...

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

Chris Duke

November 11, 2015

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 ...

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