Monthly archives for August, 2012

Freshmen, returning students – ...

Freshmen, returning students – start out on the right foot
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor August 18, 2012 To all of our incoming freshmen: Welcome, welcome, welcome! There is so much that lies ahead of you as you become a member of the High Point University family. Leaving home and starting anew is not easy; with transition comes excitement, anticipation and rickety nerves. As you set out to begin [...]

Three books to start off the new seme...

Three books to start off the new semester
By Anne Davey, Staff Writer August 18, 2012 As the summer comes to its end, and the fall semester begins, reading for fun might be the last thing on your mind. Textbook purchases high in the hundreds of dollars, along with all of your required books might have taken their toll on your desire for fresh reads, not to mention the weekends at the [...]

HPU Bucket List – 25 freshman &...

HPU Bucket List – 25 freshman “must-dos”
By Jodi Guglielmi, A&E Editor August 18, 2012 25 things a freshman should do in their first semester (in no particular order): Eat at 1924 Prime Steakhouse Sit on the “Dream Big” rocking chairs Eat at every dining location on campus Attend at least one Campus Activities Team (CAT) event Play every game in the arcade Go to at least two sp [...]

Beach hair waves without the beach

Beach hair waves without the beach
By Jodi Guglielmi, A&E Editor August 18, 2012 Summer was the perfect time to embrace the beach-messy hair look. However, as the fall semester starts, and you stop spending all of your time lounging in the sand and taking dips in the ocean, you might start to find that “beach hair” look hard to achieve. Luckily, you are not at a complete l [...]

High Point University introduces new ...

High Point University introduces new men’s social fraternity
By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor August 18, 2012 What does it mean to be Men of Principle? It is more than just a phrase or a motto, but a lifestyle. Men of Principle carry the responsibility between themselves, the community and their brothers to positively change how they approach life. It is more than just actions, but giving mea [...]

College Life to host kick-off event t...

College Life to host kick-off event to bring in the new school year
By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor August 18, 2012 Every year High Point University hosts an activity fair to allow students, both new and old, to find organizations and clubs that suit their personalities. This activity fair is informational and laid back, but sometimes through all the chaos it can become hard for organizations to st [...]