Hilltop Views

Campus twitter accounts inform, perplex and amuse students

Life & Arts Editor

January 30, 2013

1. @stedwardsu The official twitter for St. Edward’s University is exactly what you would expect--upbeat, informative and professional.   The account is run by marketing.  Therefore, it is no surprise that the handle serves pr...

University police officer discusses campus safety precautions

December 4, 2012

Hilltop Views asked University Police Officer Alice Gilroy to comment on the current state of campus security. The recent uptick in reports of bike thefts and thefts from residential rooms and academic buildings is a sign of th...

American Dilemmas course is not appropriate for all students

October 30, 2012

Cultural Foundations (CULF) classes are an important part of the St. Edward's University curriculum. However, they are also a substantial amount of the curriculum, totaling six courses required for graduation. One such CULF cla...

Virtual learning environments don’t work for every student

October 23, 2012

Virtual learning is on the rise for higher education. Many colleges, including Austin Community College and St. Edward’s University conduct courses online, and some classes are a mixture of traditional classrooms and online learn...

Multicultural Leadership Board postpones perplexing event

Staff Editorial

October 16, 2012

Last week, flyers for an event called “Eggs on the Neg’s” perplexed the St. Edward’s community. “Egg’s on the Neg’s” was a St. Edward’s University Multicultural Leadership Board (MLB) sponsored event that wa...

New course could promote citizenship


September 27, 2012

St. Edward’s University should create a new course that is required of any degree plan. St. Edward's should institute a course called Applied Citizenship, which may sound benign or silly but really would make a change in ou...

Alumnus Matt Hines speaks on ACL, success and St. Ed’s

Life & Arts Editor

September 10, 2012

The Eastern Sea, who played at this year’s Hillfest is not only a local favorite.  The band, led by St. Edward’s graduate Matthew Hines, has become a national indie music phenomenon and will be performing  at the Austin City ...

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