Posts in category Organizations

IRC promotes alcohol awareness week t...

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By Whitney Yount, Online Editor October 3, 2012   Last week, the Office of Student Life hosted its annual Alcohol Awareness week. For four days, the members of Student Life and the IRC held events to spread knowledge and encourage good decision-making among the students of High Point University. On Monday and Wednesday, the University Ce [...]

Art Club getting involved in election...

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By Brittany Muldoon, Staff Writer October 3, 2012 With the presidential election coming up in November, everyone is looking for ways to get involved in the world of politics. While some people are perfectly content with simply researching the candidates and their agendas, others prefer to engage in creative interpretation of the issues. High [...]

Zeta Phi Beta hosting cookout and pow...

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By Savannah Simons, Staff Writer October 3, 2012 The month of October is nationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in order to promote awareness of breast cancer and the hardships it brings to many families across the nation. Hints of pink will be sported around campuses, in retail stores and even on jerseys of players within the [...]

Zeta Tau Alpha to rebuild and clean u...

Zeta Tau Alpha to rebuild and clean up local homes
By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor September 19, 2012 “It means a lot to me,” said 75-year-old Harry Williams, chuckling softly. It was all he had to say, but you could tell he meant much more. The retired High Point native has been in the area for 25 years and volunteers at his local church as an usher. During all 25 years in High Po [...]

New Catholic ministry club to host of...

New Catholic ministry club to host off-campus lock-in
By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor September 19, 2012 When entering college, finding that special place to feel welcomed and at home can be difficult. For many, finding that “home away from home” is more than just a dorm and the university they attend, but is found in a club or organization. Last year, that home away from home for man [...]

Politics Club excites students about ...

Politics Club excites students about upcoming election and HPU voting drives
By Anne Davey, Staff Writer September 5, 2012 Politics has always had a polar reputation; it is certainly not the topic most easily agreed upon or the one most frequently chosen at family dinners, but in 2012, the topic is unavoidable. This year is an election year, a vital time for our nation, and it is easy to be swept up into the Republica [...]

To Write Love on Her Arms to host ben...

To Write Love on Her Arms to host benefit concert
By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor September 5, 2012 “We are only asked to love, offer hope to the many hopeless. We don’t get to choose all the endings, but we are asked to play the rescuers. We won’t solve all mysteries and our hearts will certainly break in such vulnerable life, but it is the best way. We were made to be lovers bol [...]

Circle of Women aims to bring educati...

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By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor September 5, 2012 It can be easy to take for granted the things that are given and provided to us as American citizens. Things like freedom of speech, freedom to practice any religion we choose, and getting an education are just a few of the privileges. However, in many countries, freedom of speech, [...]

High Point University introduces new ...

High Point University introduces new men’s social fraternity
By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor August 18, 2012 What does it mean to be Men of Principle? It is more than just a phrase or a motto, but a lifestyle. Men of Principle carry the responsibility between themselves, the community and their brothers to positively change how they approach life. It is more than just actions, but giving mea [...]

College Life to host kick-off event t...

College Life to host kick-off event to bring in the new school year
By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor August 18, 2012 Every year High Point University hosts an activity fair to allow students, both new and old, to find organizations and clubs that suit their personalities. This activity fair is informational and laid back, but sometimes through all the chaos it can become hard for organizations to st [...]