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The threat on hijabis underscored need for solidarity

Collin Mims

January 29, 2018

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Recently, a story was spread on social media regarding an incident in Canada in which a girl was attacked by a man who tried to use scissors to remove her hijab from her head. While there has been dispute on whether or not the ...

What the Aziz Ansari case does for the #MeToo Movement

Lilli Hime

January 29, 2018

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The Ansari article is a landmark in the #MeToo movement and, for some, it’s a breaking point. People are split on whether it opens up a wider conversation or if it was just a bad date, and whether the movement has overreach...

Does Beto O’Rourke stand a chance in the Senate race?

Jazmin Valasquez

January 29, 2018

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Off the top of your head can you recite the name of a Texas State Senator? If you can’t, there is a new name to keep in mind instead, Robert “Beto” O’Rourke. O’Rourke is currently a Democratic U.S. Representative for th...

Fake News Awards are petty, but not totally uncalled for

Nina Schimcek

January 29, 2018

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While it is crucial for President Trump to call out the media on its bias and fabricated stories, his 2017 Fake News Awards are one of the worst things to hit our Twitter timelines. His use of Twitter as a platform to go around the press is smart because media can no longer manipulate...

President Trump: the least racist person ever. Or is he?

Saarim Damani

January 29, 2018

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President Donald Trump made a remark about African nations calling them “sh**hole countries” in a meeting with lawmakers on immigration, Monday, Jan 11th, 2018. The statement triggered international outrage particularly amo...

Ode to Andre: Hilltop Views staff bids adieu to current news offices

December 5, 2017

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This farewell to our former offices in Andre Hall was composed by the Hilltop Views staff. Today marks the last Hilltop Views production to take place in these offices. Andre, thanks for being the space where we got to work a...

Social media editor, Cristina Ramos, bids farewell to Hilltop Views

December 4, 2017

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High school me would have laughed if you would have told her that I was writing this farewell for my college’s student newspaper. Back then I despised writing so much that I decided to go towards a degree in math to pursue my childh...

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