Hilltop Views

Non-profit Jolt organizes pro-voting rally at Capitol

Christine Sanchez

March 5, 2018

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On Wednesday, Feb 28, activists gathered on the front steps of the Texas State Capitol to celebrate the beauty and importance of migration. Dubbed “Migration is Sweet, The Future is Sweeter When You Vote,” the event included a but...

U.S. Bishops lead efforts for a DACA fix

Andrea Guzman

February 27, 2018

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As the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that required the government to keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in place, the Catholic community in Austin urged for more far-...

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February 20, 2018

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Bon Appétit, a private on-site restaurant company that has acted as the St. Edward’s food service partner for more than nine years, has reopened an internal investigation that arose after chefs alleged a manager referred to s...

Student organizations shed light on transgender experiences through panel discussion

Sarah Gonzales

February 12, 2018

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PRIDE Vice President Bianca Salinas greets attendees Feb. 8 in Carter Auditorium and asked them to get a pronoun button; the options are she/her, he/him, they/them and ze/hir. Student, Rachel Leader walks around the auditorium ...

A summit for first-generation college students is introduced by Equity and Justice Council

Andrea Guzman

February 12, 2018

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First-generation college students convened in Fleck Hall for a day of bonding and learning about on-campus resources during a summit Feb. 10.Hosted by the Equity and Justice Council (EJC), the event drew in students ranging f...

Bon Appétit manager investigated for racial slurs addressed to students

Matthew San Martin, News Editor

February 12, 2018

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Bon Appétit, a private on-site restaurant company that has acted as the St. Edward’s food service partner for more than nine years, has closed an internal investigation that arose after chefs alleged a manager referred...

Campus pool back in operation following lack of adherence to city code

Victoria Cavazos

February 5, 2018

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The Recreation and Convocation Center (RCC) Pool reopened after a brief closure threatened to move the swim club’s practices elsewhere.Due to a failure to adhere to city code, it closed indefinitely on Jan. 24. But within 2...

Students work to understand the complexity of cryptocurrencies

February 5, 2018

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Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have experienced a rise in value in 2017. Bitcoin has peaked at around $20,000 per coin in December of last year.As cryptocurrencies gain popularity across the world, St.Ed’s students are wo...

Search for provost narrows to three candidates

January 29, 2018

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In the search for a new provost, St. Edward’s University has narrowed down a pool of candidates from over 100 to three. One of them is Elizabeth Gill, who currently holds a position at Canisius College.On Jan. 29, faculty me...

Literature professor provides first edition education for all students

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January 29, 2018

Filed under Life And Arts

You may recognize Dr. Alan Altimont on campus by a few markers. I think of him as a mix of Robert De Niro and Santa whilst wearing a fashionable bowtie--he’s been into wearing bowties for the past 15 years now.Altimont teac...

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@ggjd115

December 5, 2017

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What are the first things that come to mind when you think of video games?  Do you think of  the “Call of Duty” or “Grand Theft Auto” series?  Or perhaps the “Mario”franchise or your favorite mobile phone games?  Wha...

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