Hilltop Views

Cosby conviction sparks debate over lack of legal action against Trump and Weinstein

Sierra Rozen and Lauren Sanchez

April 30, 2018

After a little more than two years, and Bill Cosby has finally been convicted on three counts of sexual assault. It has been a long and harrowing journey as the nation watched the downfall of someone who had once been known ...

Student earns summer internship to research Alzheimer’s in Germany

Jovahana Avila

April 19, 2018

The sciences are highly respected in Germany, which is what drew junior Analise Roth-Rodriguez to the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program through the German Academic Exchange Service known in Germany ...

Editors reflect on favorite Pulitzer Prize Winners

Amanda Gonzalez, Joey Hadden, Andrea Guzman & Brandon Paz

April 17, 2018

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 17, 2018

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...

Seton Medical Center forces women to bury miscarried fetuses, enforces conservative catholicism

Lauren Sanchez

April 17, 2018

Austin: the epitome of liberalism and diversity in Texas. Although the capital is politically blue, it is still surrounded by a red state, meaning the statewide policies aren’t always going to fit the tone of the city. This...

Trump uses Mexican women as tools for fear mongering

Lauren Sanchez

April 9, 2018

President Donald Trump, while urging for tighter security on the border, claimed that women in an immigrant caravan that is currently headed towards the U.S. are “raped at levels never seen before.” Well, if there’s anyone qualified to make statements like this it’s feminist icon, Donald Trump. Why would he ...

OURVIEW: Sinclair script reveals danger of widespread media consolidation

Collin Mims and Lauren Sanchez

April 2, 2018

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 La...

Congressional leaders fail to act by DACA deadline

Andrea Guzman

March 6, 2018

The deadline for Congress to pass legislation surrounding Dreamers, people who were brought to the U.S. illegally at a young age, passed Monday. Students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status rallied in a week of ...

Mary Moody Northen Theater’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ excels through captivating performances, costumes

@yoyochrys

March 2, 2018

Upon entering the theater, my friend looked at me and jokingly warned, “Don’t get attached to any of the characters.”“I may already know how the story ends,” I replied.However familiar you are with the legendary tragedy, i...

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