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Jacob Sanchez says adios to Hilltop Views

Jacob Sanchez

April 25, 2016

I’ve been struggling with how to write this farewell all year long. I knew it was coming, but I just didn’t know how I wanted to say goodbye to Hilltop Views.I could go down the creative route and do a poem like my former ...

Death penalty violates human rights, fails to serve purpose

Staff Writer

February 16, 2015

The death penalty in the United States has failed as a form of punishment in the criminal justice system.If a country is going to use the death penalty, it should be reserved for those who commit an act of terror against the s...

Campus in right location for Google Fiber, may solve students’ Wi-Fi woes

Reporter | Print Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2014

St. Edward’s University should have no problem getting Google Fiber when it becomes available next year, said Benjamin Hockenhull, director of digital infrastructure at St. Edward’s.Sign-ups for the service begin in December. To sig...

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September 23, 2014

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry holds up a chart explaining where jobs have been created by level of wages.

Perry: ‘My work is done’

September 21, 2014

Perry indicted: his lawyers believe case is unconstitutional


September 5, 2014

On Aug. 15, a grand jury of 12 indicted a Texas governor for the first time since 1917. The indictment was followed by Gov. Rick Perry turning himself into authorities for booking.In preparation for Perry’s court date, his la...

Gender not focus of Federal Reserve chair appointment

Copy Editor

October 30, 2013

On Oct. 10, President Barack Obama nominated Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. This would make her the first woman to lead the Fed and the secon...

Google Fiber to transform Austin into a better Silicon Valley

April 16, 2013

After Austin’s campaign for Google’s ultra-high-speed Internet failed three years ago, Google announced that the city will be getting Google Fiber in 2014.Google Fiber is so fast that a person can download a high definiti...

Google Fiber heads to city


April 15, 2013

In an announcement last week at Brazos Hall, Google confirmed that Austin will be getting their super high speed Internet, Google Fiber. “Google Fiber will change how we live and work in ways we don’t know about,” Mayor Lee Lef...

Google Fiber to make Austin debut in the next year


April 9, 2013

After Google and the city of Austin announced that they will be holding an event to announce a new partnership, rumors began swirling. Today Google confirmed that Austin will be the next city to receive Google Fiber, an ultra high...

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