Hilltop Views

6 coffee shop escapes in the Capital City

@elitheplatypus

May 7, 2018

Filed under Life And Arts

Calling all incoming students: you’re about to begin your time on the hilltop, which means A: you’re a first-time college student or B: you’re transferring. Transfer students, you already know this, but first timers, colle...

Center for Ethics and Leadership hosts discussion on hate speech

Christine Sanchez

April 30, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

The Center for Ethics and Leadership and the Charles Koch Foundation hosted a debate between two scholars- a communitarian and a libertarian- on hate speech censorship on college campuses in Jones Auditorium on April 25.Tara Smith,...

St. Edward’s said ‘yes’ But what will prospective students say?

Gianni Zorrilla & Andrea Guzman

April 25, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Emily Lawson, a senior at James Bowie High School in Austin, will be one of the approximately 800 students expected to make up the Class of 2022 at St. Edward’s. For Lawson, picking St. Edward’s over the University of Texas...

Plans to rezone affordable student housing outrages community

Christine Sanchez

April 25, 2018

Filed under News

Ballpark apartments, which are known for being some of the few affordable housing options left in a fast-gentrifying Austin, have recently been on track to be rezoned. If this occurs, students and low-income families could be d...

FACEOFF: An in-depth look at donating to the university after graduation

Andy Dunklee & Lauren Sanchez

April 23, 2018

Filed under Viewpoints

Get what you give: Donating to St. Edward’s ensures enhanced college experience for future students, faculty, alumniBy Andy DunkleeSince the year 1999, the Office of Advancement has raised 174.7 million dollars from donations to the universit...

Student earns summer internship to research Alzheimer’s in Germany

Jovahana Avila

April 19, 2018

Filed under News

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

Filed under Viewpoints

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...

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

Lauren Sanchez

April 17, 2018

Filed under Viewpoints

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...

SEU baseball beats St. Mary’s 3-1, tennis move to conference tourney

Brandon Paz

April 16, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports / Baseball

Posting a 3-1 record over the weekend, baseball wasn’t the only sport that found success this past weekend; men’s and women’s tennis finished the week with a combined 3-1 record, finishing No. 1 and No. 2 in the Heartland Confer...

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