The Purple Umbrella

Falling For Fall

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

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

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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Top 18 dorm essentials no one tells you about

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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Food Friday! “The Point”

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! “The Farmers Market”

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”

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”

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

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

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

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

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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Registration 101

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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