Hilltop Views

Our View: Accountability is vital, SGA disagrees based on recent actions

February 19, 2016

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. This week the editorial board are Viewpoints editors Erin Downey ...

Bill passes allowing students to share meal plan money

Rosemond Crown

February 18, 2016

Beginning April 1, students will be able to transfer and receive meal plan money from other students as part of a new piece of legislation passed by the Student Government Association.The bill, named “The Circle of Life,” wa...

HillTalk: SGA, basketball

HillTalk: SGA, basketball

February 7, 2016

Stocked cabinet: Student Government Association inducts new members

Victoria Cavazos

February 1, 2016

The Student Government Association called a special session Jan. 28 “in order to question and evaluate nominees to vacancies within the Executive Branch and expedite Association business,” according to an email from Vice Pr...

SGA can’t spend money until CFO picked

Amanda Gonzalez

January 22, 2016

The Student Government Association cannot spend any money until they find a new chief financial officer, Chief of Staff Kyle Thomas said.The position has been vacant since Carlos Martinez resigned to became a senator on Dec. 3. Three oth...

Student Government Association checks bill progress, introduces new motions

Katerina Wynette Barton

November 30, 2015

The Student Government Association began their penultimate formal meeting with a moment of silence in remembrance of Veterans Day and the Paris attacks.The rest of the meeting covered new business and checking in on the progres...

General education curriculum will undergo structural changes in 2018

By: Lilli Hime

November 30, 2015

After rumors of a new general education program circulating the campus, it has finally been revealed that St. Edward’s University may see some changes as early as 2018.Since St. Edward’s carries such a time-heavy general ...

SGA president responds to impeachment attempt in special session

Katerina Wynette Barton & Amanda González

November 12, 2015

At the special session called on Thursday, Student Government Association President Jonathan Cruz was given the opportunity to respond to attempts to impeach him at last week’s formal meeting.Cruz presented a plan to move SGA...

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 ...

SGA attempts to impeach student body president, fails on technicality

Katerina Wynette Barton

November 9, 2015

Student Government Association senators had a discussion to call an impeachment hearing for student body President Jonathan Cruz during a closed session of a formal senate meeting on Thursday.During the Nov. 5 formal senate m...

SGA vice president dismisses gallery despite open meeting

Katerina Wynette Barton

November 6, 2015

Editor's Note: This story has been updated throughout. Eight Student Government Association senators failed their performance reviews, according to leaked documents obtained by Hilltop Views. Four senators passed.At the end of Thur...

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