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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 [...]

Ellen Barker receives TOMS ‘Ticket to...

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By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor April 10, 2013 TOMS is a shoe company well known for its slogan “One for One.” For every pair of shoes bought, the company donates a pair to a child in need. These shoes are then hand delivered by representatives of the company. Until recently, these “giving trips” were exclusive to those employed by [...]

Preparing for the Spring Concert

Preparing for the Spring Concert
By Kaitlyn Aiello, News and Layout/Design Editor April 10, 2013 When it comes to the spring concert, students are typically concerned about two things: who the artist is and the date of the event. But for Hillary Kokajko, director of interactive media in the HPU office of communications, her job doesn’t end there. From the amount of security [...]

Equestrian team competes at regional ...

Equestrian team competes at regional competition
By Stephanie Schwartz, Advertising Manager April 10, 2013 On Friday, April 5, while most students were enjoying the beautiful sunshine or getting ready for formal, Julianne Kime, Brittany Matters and Rianna Lane made their way to Georgia Southern to compete in zones – a highly ranked equestrian show that only the best riders from each zone qu [...]

HPU welcomes roundtable entrepreneurs...

HPU welcomes roundtable entrepreneurs, governor
By Stephanie Schwartz, Advertising Manager April 10, 2013 On March 20, High Point University welcomed five innovative entrepreneurs to the Hayworth Fine Arts Center to participate in a roundtable discussion moderated by HPU’s very own Dr. Nido Qubein.  Speakers included North Carolina’s newly elected governor Pat McCrory; NASCAR legend and pr [...]

HPU welcomes Seth Godin

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By Stephanie Schwartz, Advertising Manager March 27, 2013 On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, High Point University welcomed Seth Godin to campus. Godin has written 14 books about the way ideas spread, marketing and change. Founder of dozens of companies, Godin is an amazing example of “entrepreneur meets marketing genius.” Godin gave students, fac [...]

SGA re-elects Steelman as president

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By Kaitlyn Aiello, News and Layout/Design Editor March 27, 2013 Upon being selected to serve as SGA’s president for a second term, junior Tyler Steelman has time to reflect on his plans for the upcoming year, in which he hopes will be about “sustaining and improving.” “We have made great strides this year towards a more efficient and effectiv [...]