Monthly archives for February, 2013

Annie’s ministry of help temp service

Annie’s ministry of help temp service
By Brittany Muldoon, Staff Writer February 20, 2013 Most students on campus know Annie Faye-Kearns as one of the sweet ladies who works in the Café and other places to eat on High Point University campus. Many people have probably exchanged a few kind words with her and some have even formed friendships. What people may not know about Annie, [...]

Student Marketing Team plays importan...

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By Whitney Yount, Online Editor February 20, 2013 Every day, a dedicated team made up of nine High Point University students and two advisors takes to the Internet to answer the questions and quell the fears and anxieties of the incoming class – the HPU Class of 2017. This group, made up of current sophomores, juniors and seniors, is th [...]

HPU TV brings back broadcast news thr...

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By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor February 20, 2013 Lights, camera, action. At the beginning of February, a group of dedicated High Point University students revived HPU TV, a student led, student run news program on campus. What once was primarily hard news, is now what sophomore Kyle Berube calls news in a “sketch comedy” kind of f [...]

New Years Resolutions: A Conversation...

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By Anne Davey, Staff Writer February 6, 2013 The New Year brings with it lots of things – glitz and glamour, increased interest in memberships at the gym, and of course the requisite New Year’s Resolutions. Some resolutions last longer than others, and the glitz and glamour are shelved for another year. But most importantly, the New Yea [...]

Service learning courses offer new vo...

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By Kaitlyn Aiello, News and Layout/Design Editor February 6, 2013 With the start of the semester comes the offering of eight different service-learning courses for students at High Point University. Rather than learning in the typical lecture-style course, students have the opportunity to volunteer in and around the community in areas pertain [...]

CAT Speed Dating

CAT Speed Dating
By Chelsie Gastright, Organization Editor February 6, 2013 Last year, Campus Activities Team introduced the High Point University family to speed dating. Twenty-four students showed up to try their luck at finding that perfect someone for Valentine’s Day. After a successful first year, they are bringing it back for a second go. The Farmers M [...]

Men’s lacrosse loses inaugural game t...

Men’s lacrosse loses inaugural game to Delaware 12-10
By Henry Molski, Sports Editor February 6, 2013 Saturday, Feb. 2 was a historic day for High Point University athletics. For the first time ever in Division I, men took the field wearing cleats and helmets. Fans came out to a packed stadium to support their first ever full-contact team. No, these weren’t football fans that came to watch. High [...]

Dunking by the Law

Dunking by the Law
By Joseph Wetzler, Staff Writer February 6, 2013 Corey Law loves dunking. He loves watching people dunk, dunking in games and trick dunking in practice. It’s no surprise then that Law is in the running to compete in the 2013 College Slam Dunk Contest. A player with his passion and his dunking ability makes a perfect fit for the contest. Law i [...]

HPU Rowing Team looks to continue gro...

HPU Rowing Team looks to continue growth, success
By Whitney Yount, Online Editor February 6, 2013 In 2012, current sophomores Katelyn Schultz and Sophia Andreatos spent about two months creating a proposal to present to HPU President Nido Qubein. The proposal was for the creation of a club rowing team on campus. Since the day the girls first presented their proposal, the team has grown from [...]

Secondhand News: Valentine’s Day R...

Secondhand News: Valentine’s Day –  More well-rounded than you think
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor February 6, 2013 A common notion for those flying solo on Valentine’s Day may be that the holiday serves only as a stark reminder to single people that they are alone—that there is no one out there who will be addressing their name on a box of chocolates. Well it’s time to wake up, smell the roses, and open yo [...]