Posts tagged HPU

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Preparation begins for new buildings ...

Master Plan
By Chelsie Gastright, Organization Editor March 27, 2013 High Point University is continually growing. In recent years, HPU has seen the addition of the new School of Education building, a new Starbucks at the bottom of the University Center, and the Biomechanics Lab near Oak Hollow Mall. There have also been renovations, including the Café i [...]

Student Alumni Council seeks to bridg...

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 [...]

Calvin Harris announced for HPU Sprin...

Calvin Harris announced for HPU Spring Concert
By Kaitlyn Aiello, News and Layout/Design Editor February 20, 2013 After talk, rumors and speculation, High Point University students were finally given the name for the 2013 Spring Concert, on April 13. Calvin Harris, a DJ, singer, songwriter and record producer from Scotland, was chosen, concluding the long choosing process. “There’s a lot [...]

Student Marketing Team plays importan...

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 [...]