Posts in category Organizations

HPU welcomes its first music fraterni...

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By Whitney Yount, Online Editor April 24, 2013 This April, a new honors society joined the ranks at High Point University. The Zeta Sigma chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon, an international professional music fraternity, was founded just a few weeks ago and is already thriving. Mu Phi Epsilon is made up of junior and seniors who are pursuing a major [...]

Rotaract Club stays active in communi...

Rotaract Club stays active in community
By Brittany Muldoon, Staff Writer April 24, 2013 At High Point University, there are a number of different ways students can get involved in service and volunteer work. Some extracurricular clubs participate in service on the side as a team building activity, while many other organizations exist for the sole purpose of doing service. The Rota [...]

Communication department hosts first ...

Communication department hosts first ever Communication Week
By Chelsie Gastright, Organization Editor April 24, 2013 Throughout the week of April 8, the High Point University Nido R. Qubein School of Communication hosted its first ever Communication Week. With the help of the Society of Professional Journalists and the communication honor society Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Week had plenty in store f [...]

Students brave freezing temperatures ...

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By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor April 10, 2013 In Guilford County, there are approximately 1,000 people who are homeless; 1,000 people who aren’t sure where their next meal will come from and who have to brave the elements just to get a few hours sleep. Without spending a night out on the street, homelessness can be a difficult con [...]

Music department continues to see gro...

Music department continues to see growth within instrumental studies and ensembles
By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor April 10, 2013 “Music is one of those life long skills that you can have,” said Dr. Danny Frye, director of University Band and Instrumental Studies. “There are successful musicians who are in their nineties. There are some skills we don’t get to keep that long, but music we do.” Music is a universal [...]

Student Alumni Council seeks to bridg...

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By Whitney Yount, Online Editor March 27, 2013 The Student Alumni Council (SAC) has been quickly growing this year as they expand their activities and impact. The goal of the council is to help students get involved with the university and provide ways for them to give back to the school after graduation. By fostering a connection between cur [...]

The Offbeats join the a cappella fami...

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By Callie Klinkmueller, Staff Photographer March 27, 2013 With a cappella fever sweeping the nation, High Point is stepping up to the plate by adding it’s first ever co-ed a cappella group, the Offbeats. By brining a new sound to the campus, the Offbeats are ready to take some names along with HPU’s pre-existing a cappella groups, the all-fem [...]

HPU Model United Nations gains invalu...

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By Anne Davey, Staff Writer March 27, 2013 This past Valentine’s Day weekend, High Point University’s Model United Nations club (MUN) traveled to Boston, Mass., to participate in the 59th annual Harvard National Conference. While some enjoyed a relaxing weekend with their sweetheart, or perhaps a good movie on the couch by their lonesome, Hi [...]

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 [...]