Posts tagged Students

How important is the First Amendment?...

How important is the First Amendment? For a free lunch, students will have rights taken away
Staff Editorial April 10, 2013 The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution are collectively called the Bill of Rights and guarantee specific personal freedoms to American citizens. They were written in 1789 by James Madison and came into effect in 1791. Although the amendments are all important in their own right, the First Amen [...]

‘Call Me’ student-written film to pre...

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By Melia Sigmon, Staff Photographer April 10, 2013 By mid-April, filming for High Point University’s senior production class will officially end. The class, led by Professor Jim Goodman, is shooting a short film written by senior Bree Hovan. Hovan originally wrote the script as an assignment for a class. Later, she was contacted about the pos [...]

SGA re-elects Steelman as president

By Kaitlyn Aiello, News and Layout/Design Editor March 27, 2013 Upon being selected to serve as SGA’s president for a second term, junior Tyler Steelman has time to reflect on his plans for the upcoming year, in which he hopes will be about “sustaining and improving.” “We have made great strides this year towards a more efficient and effectiv [...]

A business of his own: HPU Entreprene...

AJ Rodriguez
By Mayeesa Mitchell, Staff Writer March 27, 2013 “[My favorite part is the] freedom. I don’t like having a boss,” said A.J. Rodriguez of his new business endeavor. “Technically, I do right now just because of the internship, but he’s not really there to tell me what to do and he doesn’t put my schedule together or anything like that. It’s com [...]

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 [...]

The Offbeats join the a cappella fami...

By Callie Klinkmueller, Staff Photographer March 27, 2013 With a cappella fever sweeping the nation, High Point is stepping up to the plate by adding it’s first ever co-ed a cappella group, the Offbeats. By brining a new sound to the campus, the Offbeats are ready to take some names along with HPU’s pre-existing a cappella groups, the all-fem [...]

HPU Model United Nations gains invalu...

By Anne Davey, Staff Writer March 27, 2013 This past Valentine’s Day weekend, High Point University’s Model United Nations club (MUN) traveled to Boston, Mass., to participate in the 59th annual Harvard National Conference. While some enjoyed a relaxing weekend with their sweetheart, or perhaps a good movie on the couch by their lonesome, Hi [...]

Youth Network enriches area children

Youth Network
By Chelsie Gastright, Organizations Editor February 20, 2013 Community service is deeply embedded into High Point University’s foundation. Students contribute 30,000 hours annually to the surrounding communities and through other service projects with on-campus organizations. In fall of 2012, a new non-profit organization opened its doors jus [...]

American Idol: Less of a reality and ...

American Idol: Less of a reality and more of a show
By Brailey Lisath, Staff Writer February 20, 2013 A crowd of over 6,000 gathered in Charlotte, N.C. this past June with hopes of becoming the next American Idol—or, more accurately, in hopes of being marketable enough to even see the judges room. Now in season 12, the singing competition that has drawn in millions of viewers since 2002 is les [...]

Alexa Crawford makes T.E.A.L. into mo...

Alexa Crawford makes T.E.A.L. into more than just a color
By Stephanie Schwartz, Advertising Manager February 20, 2013 Starting a business isn’t for everyone. It takes hard work, dedication, and countless hours to perfect the plan. When Alexa Crawford, a business administration major with a concentration in entrepreneurship, was assigned to create a business from the ground up, she wasn’t thinking a [...]