Posts tagged Students

Recognition given to scholars at Hono...

Honors Night Winners
By Stephanie Schwartz, Advertising Manager April 24, 2013 The Honors Day Awards Ceremony, held on April 17, brought together a campus filled with scholars, philanthropists and leaders. As stated in the University Conduct Code Preamble, “When we leave High Point, we shall leave it better than we found it – and in support of this goal, we pledg [...]

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 [...]

An extraordinary life: Farewell from ...

An extraordinary life: Farewell from the editor
By Steven Haller, Editor-in-chief April 24, 2013 In 10 days, I will be graduating from High Point University with a degree in journalism, but with no intention of becoming a journalist. That is something that would cause my grandfather to say “Ah-toop-ah-suh-tus?!” (spelled phonetically), which he told me meant “Are you crazy?!” in Lithuanian [...]

I was here

I was here
By Jordan Oliver, Opinion Editor April 24, 2013 “I wanna leave my footprints on the sands of time. Know there was something that, Meant something that, I left behind. When I leave this world, I’ll leave no regrets. Leave something to remember, So they won’t forget; I was here…” When your time at High Point comes to an end, will people k [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Equestrian team competes at regional ...

Equestrian team competes at regional competition
By Stephanie Schwartz, Advertising Manager April 10, 2013 On Friday, April 5, while most students were enjoying the beautiful sunshine or getting ready for formal, Julianne Kime, Brittany Matters and Rianna Lane made their way to Georgia Southern to compete in zones – a highly ranked equestrian show that only the best riders from each zone qu [...]