Posts in category Organizations

CAT calendar: 2013 spring semester pr...

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By Brittany Muldoon, Staff Writer February 6, 2013 Are you excited for the spring semester? Well, so are the members of the Campus Activities Team. Spring semester is bound to be full of fun: new classes, fresh faces, and, of course, the abundance of events that CAT has put together for students to enjoy throughout the semester. Whether you’ [...]

HPU Civitan Club giving back, serving...

HPU Civitan Club giving back, serving community in big way
By Chelsie Gastright, Organization Editor February 6, 2013 There is nothing more genuine than the act of charitable service. The act of helping another who needs it most is a feeling that is humbling and gratifying, and at High Point University, there are student organizations that make their primary goal serving and assisting others through [...]

Toccatatones set to release third stu...

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By Whitney Yount, Online Editor January 23, 2013 On Feb. 23, the High Point University Toccatatones will be hosting a free concert to promote their new CD, “Fire Away.” The event will be held at nearby Centennial Station, and it will begin at 7:30 p.m. “Fire Away” is the Toccatatones third formal album released since their inception in 2001. [...]

New Career Ambassador Program is stud...

Career Ambassadors
By Mayessa Mitchell, Staff Writer January 23, 2013  In August of 2012, the Office of Career and Internship Services implemented the Career Peer Ambassador Program. Much like the name implies, the ambassadors in the program are fellow High Point University students who have been selected to assist their peers in preparing for interviews, findi [...]

Society of Professional Journalists t...

Society of Professional Journalists teaches journalism students important career skills
By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor January 23, 2013 Since the beginning of this school year, High Point University has seen the addition of many new organizations. The continually growing student body means there are bright new minds with great ideas coming together, and when that happens, new organizations and clubs will likely be fo [...]

International Club showcases diversit...

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By Mayeesa Mitchell, Staff Writer December 5, 2012 “The International Club has existed at HPU for many years, but we are bringing it back into full activity this year,” said Luiza Fogaca, current International Club president. “Many of the international students didn’t even know the club existed so we reached out to a lot of people, especially [...]

Alpha Gamma Delta raise diabetes awar...

Alpha Gamma Delta raise diabetes awareness through week-long philanthropy event
By Whitney Yount, Online Editor December 5, 2012 The Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta hosted their philanthropy week from Nov. 12-17. The sisters of AGD hosted a multitude of events throughout the week in support of diabetes awareness and education. The proceeds from this week went toward the sorority’s philanthropy, the Alpha Gamma Del [...]

Sports Management Association offers ...

Sports Management Association offers experience for sports management minors
By Andrew Schleicher, Staff Writer  December 5, 2012 Usually when you go to a sporting event, the main focus is on the game. But do you ever wonder how the team gets people to come to games or how the venue is set up for the ultimate fan experience? If so, the Sports Management Association is the right club for you. Newly formed this year, SM [...]

Steve Brodner presentation enriches s...

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By Brittany Muldoon, Staff Writer November 9, 2012 On Wednesday, Oct. 3, students eagerly gathered in the Phillips Auditorium a few minutes before 4 p.m. to hear professional political caricaturist Steve Brodner speak about his work. With the presidential campaign coming to an end, politics were on everyone’s mind. So why not put a creative t [...]

Rent the Runway brings high end fashi...

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By Brailey Lisath, Staff Writer November 9, 2012 Ladies: you know we all do it. We look at designer clothes, way out of our price range, wishing they would magically appear in our closets. We insist on buying specific outfits for events, only to hang them in our closest, never to be worn again. We search for memorable outfits at the lowest pr [...]