Hilltop Views

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...

‘Slow Burn’ ties Watergate scandal to Trump-era politics

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February 12, 2018

If we were living through the next Watergate, would we know? This is the question Leon Neyfakh, host of “Slow Burn: A Podcast About Watergate,” poses to his listeners. In these eight episodes, Neyfakh captures what it was like...

What’s your damage, ‘Heathers’: Dark comedy explores horrors of high school

@SaintCanaan

February 5, 2018

Set to premiere on March 7 is “Heathers,” an anthology television series based on the film of the same name. Originally released in 1989, “Heathers” is a black comedy concerning Veronica Sawyer (Winona Ryder), her not ...

The Statesman, other local news outlets provide valuable coverage national reporters can’t

Andrea Guzman

November 7, 2017

I first read of a shooting at a Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas Sunday afternoon. By the evening, chills ran through me as I saw an update that the 26 people who died ranged in age from 5 to 72. Tears swelled in m...

St. Edward’s freshman accepts award from First Lady, represents Mexic-Arte Museum

Amanda Gonzalez

December 6, 2016

If you had the opportunity to meet the First Lady of the United States, what would you say?Freshman Kassey Rocha traveled to Washington Nov. 14-15 to accept a 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from Michelle Obama...

REVIEW: New political drama ‘Designated Survivor’ unrealistic, flawed

Amanda Gonzalez

November 4, 2016

New political drama “Designated Survivor” has unrealistic flaws that make the television series polarizing for viewers.In the show, newly appointed U.S. President Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) has an extremely liberal ap...

COMMENTARY: Media portrays certain athletes more god than human

Amanda Gonzalez

April 18, 2016

Every generation has their standout athletes that seem more god than man. And the amount of media attention they receive plays a huge role in how untouchable these superstars become.Their greatness isn’t a problem. In fact, it b...

Sarah Palin set to become next Judge Judy

Sharnicia Dotson

April 1, 2016

All rise! The honorable Judge Sarah Palin could possibly be coming to your television screen in 2017.Sarah Palin, former Republican vice-president candidate, has gone from dreams of the White House to dreams of the courthouse. Pa...

Feel the Bern: Bernie will win 2016

By: Erin Downey

February 5, 2016

Bernie Sanders will most definitely occupy the White House. He will also occupy wealth inequality, climate change, the poverty crisis, racial injustice and many other important issues that would take up this entire article if inclu...

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