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Falling For Fall

10.24.2014
There is just something about warm-hued crunching leaves under my boots that makes me grin a little wider. There is something about crisp weather, glowing sunsets and falling leaves that adds an undeniable excitement to the air; don’t you agree? It is as if fall is universally symbolic “out with the old” – a start […]
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Tunesday

10.21.2014
Ever wish you could take a sneak peak at your professor’s iTunes playlist? Ever wonder what your coach was listening to in the car when they pulled up? How about your classmates — ever curious what was playing through their earbuds when they walked into class? Us too.  So we’ve dug deep into the playlists of […]
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The Hidden Menu

08.29.2014
You’ve heard the rumors of #HackTheMenu, or maybe the Starbucks secret menu. Are these secret items all urban legend, or just plain excellent customer service? After polling a group of HPU students, we are taking you behind the scenes and uncovering some of the “Hidden Menu” items at every dining location on campus, both created […]
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3 days to #HPUMoveIn: HPU’s Best-Kept Secrets

08.20.2014
Only 3 days remain until #HPU2018 moves in! By now, most of you have visited campus. You’ve toured and seen our state-of-the-art academic facilities, our unparalleled living quarters, and our relaxing and inspiring areas for self-reflection. But there are a few hiding gems you may not have seen during your tour. Today we’re letting you […]
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Top 18 dorm essentials no one tells you about

08.11.2014
HPU Class of 2018: August has come – the month of move-in, and you’re probably taking your highly anticipated shopping spree to Target or Bad Bath & Beyond for your soon-to-be home! Amidst picking your new bed set and wall décor, there are things college students often forget until it’s time to hang all your […]
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Take a look at HPU!

06.18.2014
We are thrilled you are interested in High Point University! There has never been a more exciting time for our university and we are so excited to show you why it might just be the perfect fit for you! With 4,000 undergraduate students, High Point is a small school with big school facilities. our 16 […]
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Food Friday! “The Point”

03.28.2014
We’re nearing the end of our Food Friday series. Kara has loved getting to sip, snack and show you why she loves all the dining options around HPU’s campus! Today she’s taking you on a sporty adventure to The Point!
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Food Friday! “Great Day Bakery”

03.7.2014
Today your resident foodie Kara is taking you to HPU’s Great Day Bakery! Read up on the delicious dining option!  
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Food Friday! “The Farmers Market”

02.28.2014
It’s our favorite day of the week, Food Friday! Blogger and foodie Kara has introduced you to 1924 Prime Steakhouse and Silver Line Diner. Now she’s taking you to one of her favorite lunch spots, the Farmers Market. Click here to find out why she and her friends love the fresh food options at The Farmers […]
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Food Friday! “1924 Prime Steakhouse”

02.21.2014
In last week’s Food Friday post, blogger Kara brought you to the Silver Line Diner. Well, this week we’re going to the other end of the dining option spectrum: 1924 Prime Steakhouse. While this upscale restaurant is incredibly delicious, it’s not just on campus to give you access to red meat. Rather, Prime is just […]
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Food Friday! “Silver Line Diner”

02.14.2014
As a prospective student, we’re sure you’re considering a ton of different variables in your college search. Let us help you! “Where will I be able to major in what I want, graduate in four years and become a part of an amazing alumni network?” High Point University.  “Where will I develop incredible relationships with not […]
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Bonners take on the HPU Ropes Course

11.18.2013
The Millis Estate: A Donation that offers an outer body experience for students Donated in late 2011, the 22-acre Millis Estate offers a house to be used for professional meetings and retreats, as well as tons of open outdoor space. Not only is the Millis Estate often used for paintball (one of the awesome events […]
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A month of philanthropy

11.6.2013
October was a busy month on High Point University’s campus. Between Alumni Weekend, midterm exams and Fall Break, it is amazing that students have had the time to come together to help those who deserve it most. The Greek community on campus works tremendously hard to promote their philanthropies, and October was a month full […]
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Starbucks: before and during class

10.2.2013
I had such a good class experience yesterday that I just had to share with all of you! Despite the fact that I don’t drink coffee, I love Starbucks! I guess you could say there’s just something about the assortment of pastries and non-coffee drinks that makes me want to use almost all of my […]
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Kara’s favorite faces on campus

09.12.2013
Hi everyone! It is hard to believe that it has only been four weeks since I have been at school…with all of my busyness, I feel like I did not even leave High Point for summer vacation, although I am not complaining! I am so happy I was able to get to school early and […]
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Donté’s first few weeks

09.10.2013
Hey Everyone, It’s Donté here. Now that I’ve been introduced on the blog, I’d like to talk to you about my first few weeks of school. First: move-in day. I was so excited to drive onto campus knowing that this was going to be my new home for the next four years. I actually shed […]
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Meet the new bloggers: Briayna Cuffie

08.29.2013
Hey! My name is Briayna Cuffie, and I am a junior here at HPU. I am an International Relations and Sociology double major, and Anthropology minor. I am from Annapolis, Maryland! I speak Spanish and am functional in Arabic. My goal once I came to HPU was to involved everywhere on campus, and I’ve somewhat […]
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Meet the new bloggers: Stephanie Schwartz

08.28.2013
Hi everyone! My name is Stephanie Schwartz and I am a senior from sunny Boynton Beach, Florida! I am studying Strategic Communication and Marketing, with hopes to go into corporate marketing upon graduation! In addition to being the senior blogger for the marketing team, I am a University Ambassador and the VP of PR and […]
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Registration 101

04.15.2013
Hello prospective students! My name is Alexa Crawford. I’m a Senior Business Administration Entrepreneurship major, from California. I serve as a University Ambassador and Operation Smile President. I enjoy serving others and being involved in social entrepreneurship ventures. I started my own business while a here at High Point University, through the Entrepreneurship center, for […]
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