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Recognition given to scholars at Hono...

Honors Night Winners
By Stephanie Schwartz, Advertising Manager April 24, 2013 The Honors Day Awards Ceremony, held on April 17, brought together a campus filled with scholars, philanthropists and leaders. As stated in the University Conduct Code Preamble, “When we leave High Point, we shall leave it better than we found it – and in support of this goal, we pledg [...]

Saying goodbye to Dr. Wiest: Assistan...

Saying goodbye to Dr. Wiest: Assistant Professor of Comm.
By Steven Haller, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2013 When this semester ends, Dr. Julie Wiest, assistant professor of communication, will be parting ways with High Point University to accept a new job teaching sociology at West Chester University, located about 25 miles outside Philadelphia. Wiest has a bachelor’s degree in communication with an [...]

Donations impact HPU community

Donations impact HPU community
By Savannah Simons, Staff Writer/Organizations Editor April 24, 2013 It’s hard not to notice High Point University with its beautifully designed architecture, state of the art classrooms, and a student body made up of people from across the nation and the globe. Students at HPU are truly given an extraordinary education with the ability to ob [...]

Senior week schedule of events

Senior week schedule of events
By Stephanie Schwartz, Advertising Manager April 24, 2013 Classes are finally done. Seniors – you’re almost there. Only a few finals to push through until the big day. Until then, get excited for Senior Week. This is a chance for you to celebrate your achievements and spend time with your friends before commencement.   Here is a schedule [...]

Baseball having offensive surge this ...

Dane McDermott
By Joseph Wetzler, Staff Writer April 24, 2013 “It’s a combination of the time and energy that our coaching staff has put into the offense and our guys coming out and getting a lot of extra work.” Those were the words baseball coach Craig Cozart chose when asked about his team’s offensive explosion during their five games during the week of A [...]

It’s not easy being an N.C. sports fa...

It’s not easy being an N.C. sports fanatic
By Nolan Stout, Staff Writer April 24, 2013 With the Hurricanes hitting the wall, the Bobcats being the Bobcats and my N.C. State Wolfpack making an early exit from the NCAA Tournament, I’ve started thinking about how hard it is to be a sports fan in North Carolina. Oh boy, it’s difficult. Let’s start at the bottom. It’s a pretty well known f [...]

Sports bring us together

Sports bring us together
By Nolan Stout, Staff Writer April 24, 2013 I can’t tell you I am personally affected by the bombings in Boston. I’m a Southern boy. I’m from 45 minutes down the road in a town almost as small as the campus of High Point University. I didn’t even know anything about Boston’s “Patriot’s Day.” I was sitting in Dr. Fredrick Schnied’s World War I [...]

America strong, forever united we sta...

America strong, forever united we stand
By Anne Davey, Staff Writer/Opinion Editor April 24, 2013 In times of turmoil, it is all too easy to focus on the negative. It is natural to be scared, to be worried, to be shocked. Not since Sept. 11, 2001 has such an event struck our nation; a deliberate act of terrorism on one of the greatest cities in our nation, intended for maximum effe [...]

An extraordinary life: Farewell from ...

An extraordinary life: Farewell from the editor
By Steven Haller, Editor-in-chief April 24, 2013 In 10 days, I will be graduating from High Point University with a degree in journalism, but with no intention of becoming a journalist. That is something that would cause my grandfather to say “Ah-toop-ah-suh-tus?!” (spelled phonetically), which he told me meant “Are you crazy?!” in Lithuanian [...]

I was here

I was here
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor April 24, 2013 “I wanna leave my footprints on the sands of time. Know there was something that, Meant something that, I left behind. When I leave this world, I’ll leave no regrets. Leave something to remember, So they won’t forget; I was here…” When your time at High Point comes to an end, will people k [...]