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Composting initiative is a step in the right direction

January 30, 2013

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The university is gradually becoming a more environmentally sustainable campus, with composting being the most recent addition to the conservation initiatives. Compost bins are now available for diners to dispose of food scraps in the H...

Three states vote in favor of marriage equality

Hilltop Views Staff

November 13, 2012

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The 2012 Presidential Election was a monumental event, resulting in President Barack Obama’s reelection. However, the election also revealed Americans’ changing views on the issue of same-sex marriage. After years of same-sex me...

Exhaustion sets in as election comes to a close

Hilltop Views Staff

November 7, 2012

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“I’m tired of Bronco Bama and Mitt Romney,” said 4-year-old Abigael Evans while listening to NPR presidential commentary.The now-viral YouTube video, aptly titled “I’m Tired of Bronco Bama and Mitt Romney,” already has more than 1 m...

Candidates ignore issue of climate change

October 30, 2012

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Election season is coming to an end, and informed voters are going to the polls with several hot-button issues in mind. But one issue in particular has been suspiciously absent from both major candidates’ campaigns. This ele...

Twitter should champion free speech whenever it is possible

October 23, 2012

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Early this year, Twitter unveiled a device and policy that finds and removes offensive content from its site if a foreign government requests it. Last Thursday, Twitter used this device for the first time, blocking the German neo-N...

Multicultural Leadership Board postpones perplexing event

Staff Editorial

October 16, 2012

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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...

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