Hilltop Views

Editors reflect on favorite Pulitzer Prize Winners

Amanda Gonzalez, Joey Hadden, Andrea Guzman & Brandon Paz

April 16, 2018

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Pulitzer Prize winners were announced Monday, with awards doled out for topics from the reporting that sparked the MeToo movement, to non-fiction writing that examined the contemporary criminal justice system. Here’s a few of our f...

OURVIEW: recent strikes on Syria indicative of typical American dismissal of foreign aid

Collin Mims and Lauren Sanchez

April 16, 2018

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Each 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’s editorial board is composed of Viewpoints Editor Laure...

Naval meteorologist discusses climate change, national security risks

Amanda Gonzalez

October 10, 2016

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From recording data on his rain gage in his childhood, to initiating the U.S. Navy’s Task Force on Climate Change at the Pentagon, to founding Pennsylvania State University’s Center for Solutions to Weather & Climate ...

St. Edward’s joins Scholars at Risk Network, aims to start speaker series

Jacob Rogers

April 12, 2016

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Carter Auditorium was filled for the inaugural speaker in the new Scholars at Risk speaker series at St. Edward’s University.On April 5, Radwan Ziadeh, from Syria, is part of the Scholars at Risk Network which is “rooted i...

Progressive Pope continues to push boundaries

Jesse James Greene

April 1, 2016

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Pope Francis is definitely one of the most forward-thinking and progressive popes of all time.Since his inauguration, Francis has already spoken out on numerous issues that were marked taboo by his predecessors. This Holy Thursday the leader...

Childhood memories of vacations in France still alive after Paris attacks

Eleanor Fishbourne

November 30, 2015

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Growing up in England, my family would often take trips to France. Only a 30 minute ride on the channel tunnel and we were in a whole new, beautiful country.My first experience of anything Disney was at Disneyland Paris. Those...

Barack Obama beats Vladimir Putin where it counts: Economics

Anthony Wolf

October 23, 2015

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Some people say that if you fight a war on your own soil, you’re  losing. If that’s true, then for Russian President Vladimir Putin the war for dominance is one that he is surely losing on a less discussed frontier: econ...

Professional gaming requires no endurance, similar to chess

Reporter

September 12, 2014

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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a terror organization, have beheaded two American journalists and one British journalist in the past few weeks. Because of this, President Barack Obama ought to let tensions between the Unit...

Former Gov. Palin gaffes, crack-ups make her unlikely candidate

Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

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Sarah Palin will always have an answer. The problem is that she usually does't understand the question. If we look at her tweet history, we can see that sometimes Palin doesn’t even understand how questions work. “So we’...

Kozmetsky Center hosts panel discussing conflict in Syria

Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

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The Kozmetsky Center hosted a panel discussion on perspectives on U.S. policy and conflict in Syria in Mabee Ballroom at St. Edward's University on Sept. 18.“These aren’t easy issues to deal with, but hopefully this will be a cont...

Obama helps Syria through democratic decision

Reporter

September 16, 2013

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On Aug. 31, President Barack Obama made history when he let Congress decide whether to strike Syria or not. “The United States should take military action against Syrian regime targets,” President Obama urged.The president’s decis...

Obama addresses options for Syrian intervention

Reporter

September 12, 2013

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President Obama delivered a speech to the nation this past Tuesday explaining the actions he is inclined to take against Syria as commander in chief.Since the sarin gas attacks outside of Damascus took the lives of over 1,400 peo...

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