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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 [...]

HPU welcomes its first music fraterni...

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 [...]

Ellen Barker receives TOMS ‘Ticket to...

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 [...]