Hilltop Views

Jack Johnson pardon opens up discussion about race and imprisonment

Sierra Rozen

April 30, 2018

Filed under Viewpoints

To no one’s surprise, President Trump is once again making headlines for doing things that have nothing to do with our current political climate. Considering that politics are a mess right now, from Trump engaging in Twitter conve...

Ryan Gosling Can’t Save Jazz: 10 Artists to listen to during Black History Month

@ninaschimcek

February 26, 2018

Filed under Life And Arts

This list is comprised of 10 of some of the most influential black musicians in honor of Black History Month. In alternating order of modern and classic, these artists have had a major impact on music and society.Jimi Hendrix revolut...

Don’t Forget the Wurst: Annual food festival features first German dishes

@giannizorrilla

November 13, 2017

Filed under Life And Arts

More than 65 million people around the world have been displaced; a staggering number that continues to grow each day. Ai Weiwei's “Human Flow” examines the world refugee crisis through the lens of an artist—making for a ...

Undergrad study abroad experience leads graduate to move to Amsterdam for post-grad education, love

Hayley Barone

April 21, 2017

Filed under Blogs

I’m 36,000 feet in the air as I write this post, en route to Amsterdam. Some airplane food and several movies later I’ll be landing in my new home, but had you asked me three years ago if I’m where I planned to be at th...

Cosmopolitan Guam-native adjusts to life in Austin

@jhadden_steds

January 30, 2017

Filed under Lifeandarts

Freshman Christopher Duenas misses the ocean most.  “There’s something calming about being able to walk a mile or two down the street and look out into the ocean,” the Interactive Game Studies major said.From the America...

Humans of St. Edwards: Maria Cardona

April 15, 2016

Filed under Lifeandarts

My major is Global Studies. I wanted to do math as a minor, but I didn't have enough time for that.My passion is traveling the world. I haven't gone everywhere that I would like to yet, but I am working on it. I love all different...

Progressive Pope continues to push boundaries

Jesse James Greene

April 1, 2016

Filed under Viewpoints

Pope Francis is definitely one of the most forward-thinking and progressive popes of all time.Since his inauguration, Francis has already spoken out on numerous issues that were marked taboo by his predecessors. This Holy Thursday the leader...

South Lamar gallery houses rare Salvador Dali prints

Lilli Hime

March 3, 2016

Filed under Life And Arts

Hidden melting clocks, swans that double as elephants and much more are in store for visitors of Art on 5th. As Austin’s largest contemporary gallery, it hosts a diverse array of eclectic art, from “The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss”...

Aussie in Austin: Study abroad student finds locals passionate, diverse

Kayla Sulewski

February 5, 2016

Filed under Life And Arts

Hailing from “Down Under,” study abroad student Paige Langford has been welcomed to Austin with tacos, cowboy boots and country music.A senior secondary education and arts major, Langford attends the University of Notre Dame in her ...

America, a nation of immigrants turns its back on Syrian refugees

November 30, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

Every 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. The ongoing refugee crisis has been in constant circulation in new...

Slow Magic

Hannah Lieck

November 8, 2015

Filed under Life And Arts

During the height of the show, Slow Magic — a guy in a zebra mask — picks up a tom-tom, runs into the audience with it, and drums wildly while crowd surrounds him. He does this at all of his shows, but it doesn’t get old....

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