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Election of Latinas in Texas Congress long overdue

Jovahana Avila

April 16, 2018

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Historically, there has always been a shortage of Latinas in public office in the United States and Texas is no different. In fact, Texas has actually never elected a Latina into Congress. With the Latinx population currently...

Trump uses Mexican women as tools for fear mongering

Lauren Sanchez

April 9, 2018

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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 ...

Representation promises more interesting stories in film and television

Collin Mims

April 9, 2018

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John Krasinski’s recent horror film, “A Quiet Place,” has made more than $70 million in its opening weekend, and with a current 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, it’s pretty safe to consider this film to be a success. Bey...

Racially diverse media struggles to balance message and viewer comfort

Collin Mims

April 9, 2018

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The ABC show “Black-ish” is in its fourth season as of the time of writing, but that doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily here to stay, at least not on ABC. Over the weekend, rumors have risen that Kenya Barris, the creator ...

OURVIEW: Sinclair script reveals danger of widespread media consolidation

Collin Mims and Lauren Sanchez

April 2, 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 La...

5 tips for dejected students rejected from internships

Andrea Guzman

April 2, 2018

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College students are in the midst of summer plans season. For some, this time of year involves preparing for months of personal and professional growth, perhaps even compiling a list of various places to visit if the job is in ...

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