Posts in category A&E

Calvin Harris: A sight to see, never ...

By Will Kriedberg, Staff Writer April 24, 2013 Wow! What a sight to see, as people stood in long lines outside of High Point University’s Millis Gym, eager to see the long-awaited artist, Calvin Harris. Harris is mainly known for his well-established beats and collaborations with other artists, such as Rihanna who wrote the words to “We Found [...]

Cast of ‘Picnic’ makes production a s...

By Mayeesa Mitchell, Staff Writer April 24, 2013 The High Point University Department of Theatre presented Picnic in the Pauline Theatre nightly from April 11 to April 14. Written in 1953 by William Inge, “Picnic” tells the story of a beautiful young woman named Madge Owens (Lauren Henkel) who has been going steady with Alan Seymour (Josh Ste [...]

Staff Profile: Dr. Sandra Cooke, firs...

By Savannah Simons, Staff Writer/Organization Editor April 24, 2013 Dr. Sandra Cooke is quickly approaching the end of her first year here at High Point University. Dr. Cooke, an assistant professor of biology, earned her B.S. in zoology and environmental studies at Ohio Wesleyan University then proceeded to earn a Ph.D. in earth and environm [...]

Movie review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Movie review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’
By Mayeesa Mitchell, Staff Writer April 24, 2013 Within the sea of sci-fi, fantasy and novel-to-Hollywood movies that have flooded the film entertainment industry in the last few years lies within one movie that reminds its viewers of the impact that a film can have on our lives. This movie is “Zero Dark Thirty,” an intense and relatively rea [...]

Top 10 cities for college grads

Top 10 cities for college grads
By Jodi Guglielmi, A&E Editor April 24, 2013 The time has finally arrived; we are in our last week of school. For seniors, it’s time to take care of last-minute touches for graduation like sending out invitations, studying for exams and starting on final papers and projects.  “Senioritis” is understandable, but researching future employer [...]

Summer fashion trend: Monochrome styl...

Summer fashion trend: Monochrome styles are in
By Jodi Guglielmi, A&E Editor April 24, 2013 Despite the moodiness of the weather here in the wonderful state of North Carolina, there really is no denying anymore that summer is here. A stroll by any of the campus pools this past week would leave no doubt in your mind. With the warm weather and sunny rays, it truly is the best time of ye [...]

Professor Luecke set to retire this S...

By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor April 10, 2013 When John Luecke, associate professor of strategic communication, arrived at High Point University in the fall of 2008, he was given the task of developing a strategic communication degree track at the undergraduate level. For the past five years, Luecke developed the curriculum, taugh [...]

‘Call Me’ student-written film to pre...

call me photo
By Melia Sigmon, Staff Photographer April 10, 2013 By mid-April, filming for High Point University’s senior production class will officially end. The class, led by Professor Jim Goodman, is shooting a short film written by senior Bree Hovan. Hovan originally wrote the script as an assignment for a class. Later, she was contacted about the pos [...]

Gunnar & the Grizzly Boys on thei...

Grizzly boys
By Will Kriedberg, Staff Writer April 10, 2013 There they were, six men known as Gunnar & the Grizzly Boys, set off to complete the ultimate dream. A dream that Mike Novak said “only about one in a million can make work.” Novak was an entertainment lawyer located in Detroit, Michigan, where he had represented famous artists, such as Bob S [...]

‘The Host’ review

‘The Host’ review
By Brailey Lisath, Staff Writer April 10, 2013 “Twilight” fans can rest easy. Though the phenomenon has ended, another epic love story is just beginning. “Twilight Saga” creator and worldwide bestselling author Stephenie Meyer is at it again, bringing millions to the box office for a new novel-to-film adaptation. “The Host” debuted in theater [...]