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Happy 90th Birthday, High Point University!

09.15.2014 By: Claudia Mota
Ice cream sundaes on Sunday can mean only one thing — a birthday party! At a Founder’s Day celebration on campus this Sunday, High Point University marked it’s 90th anniversary since it’s doors first opened on September 14, 1924. And we must say, HPU is as timeless as ever. As we look back on the last 90 […]
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There’s no I in Team: Meet the Interns

09.10.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
Last week you met us, the Admissions blog team. The HPU Office of Admissions is a full-contact sport, and behind every starting lineup is a full team of talent. Somehow, our hard-working interns juggle full class loads, sports teams, Greek organizations, clubs and other extracurriculars on campus, and still manage to offer us their talents and their time. […]
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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Panther Cubs

09.8.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
Get ready for #RoyalBaby Fever: Round 2 – George is going to be a big brother! With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s announcement of the coming arrival of their second child, we’d like to share some of our youngest, and by far cutest, Panther fans that make us #HighPointHappy!        Ford Ramsay, […]
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Keep your ion the ball: the Physics of the US Open

09.5.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
by Dr. Aaron Titus With the U.S. Open Finals coming up this weekend, the physics of tennis is on display for all to see. Whether it’s the motion of the ball in the air, the force on the ball by the racquet, or the bounce of the ball, the laws of physics govern the entire […]
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Who are we?

09.4.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
Our campus is exploding, and so is our blog! We’ve experienced a boom in our blog readership over the past month, and we are so thankful! Our most recent blog analytics show that 25% of our readers are first-time visitors to the blog, and 75% are retuning viewers. So to our new viewers, welcome! And to […]
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52 Weeks of #HighPointHappy: Best of [HPU] Summer 2014

09.1.2014 By: Claudia Mota
      As we celebrate Labor Day today, the time has come for us to start saying our goodbyes to Summer 2014. This being said, it’s fitting that we celebrate the third week of our 52 weeks of #HighPointHappy by commemorating Summer 2014.    Our Summer-2014-In-Review brings you the top 10 stories and images […]
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The Hidden Menu

08.29.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
You’ve heard the rumors of #HackTheMenu, or maybe the Starbucks secret menu. Are these secret items all urban legend, or just plain excellent customer service? After polling a group of HPU students, we are taking you behind the scenes and uncovering some of the “Hidden Menu” items at every dining location on campus, both created […]
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A Global Citizen: Summer in Greece & Turkey

08.27.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
Today marks the end of my journey in Europe. It was such a special and memorable experience both venturing on my own for a month in Athens and going to Santorini and Istanbul with my parents for two weeks. Rewinding to my first day in Greece seems like a lifetime ago. I took two classes […]
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#HPU2018 on Deck: Andy Introduces Freshmen

08.25.2014 By: Taylor Higgins
How about that Convocation Ceremony? One of High Point University’s most treasured traditions, the 2014 Convocation Ceremony welcomed the largest class of incoming freshman we’ve ever seen — 1470. That’s 20 more students than the population of the entire student body in 2005. All of you sat on Roberts Hall Lawn as Challenger the Eagle […]
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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: The Return of Students & PS Lattes

By: Taylor Higgins
It’s week 2 of #HighPointHappy, and we’ve got 2 reasons to celebrate: Reason #1: Students are back on campus! Despite all of the beauty and pristine of our campus, it’s just not the same without you all here. It is you, the students, who bring our campus to life, and we are so glad you’re back! […]
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