Hilltop Views

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,...

Revenge porn laws prioritize violators over victim’s safety

Collin Mims

April 30, 2018

Filed under Viewpoints

In some ways, this has been a good year for addressing rape culture: the callout of Hollywood sexual assault scandals, the conviction of Bill Cosby and the rise of the #MeToo movement all point to a necessary social change in...

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...

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 ...

“Are you a citizen?” This isn’t a good question for 2020 census

Jovahana Avila

April 17, 2018

Filed under Viewpoints

Recently, the Commerce Department announced that the 2020 census would include a question about citizenship. Trump administration officials say it is essential to help monitor voter demographics and protect minority voting rights. H...

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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