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September 2020

Japanese Animation Club

September 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

To watch, discuss, and partake in Japanese culture. Membership Criteria: Anyone student at High Point University is welcome to join! Meeting Day: Monday Meeting Time: 6:45pm Meeting Location: Norton, Room 101 or Wilson Commerce 342 :

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Anti-Racism Workshop

September 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Phillips 216

This workshop is designed to educate the participants on the shift from Non-Racism to Anti-Racism. Learning how systemic oppression have influenced societal norms and how participants can be advocates of change for dismantling structural/cultural racism.

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Diversity Club

September 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The purpose of the Diversity Club is to provide High Point University students a safe space that promotes understanding and appreciation for people of various backgrounds. Our club takes a stand against prejudice and hatred and cultivates an environment where students have a voice to respectfully discuss diverse topics including the cultural identifier such as: age, gender, religion/spirituality, nationality, ethnicity/race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and ability/disability.   Who can come?: Everyone is welcome! Bring a friend;) Meetings are every other Tuesday…

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Black Student Union

September 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The purpose of HPU’s Black Student Union is to provide a place on campus for African-American students to develop and interlace with one another. BSU stands on three pillars: community, culture, and conversation. We aim to cultivate a continuous relationship between the Black students, as well as Black administration at High Point University. We hope to actively promote a positive image of the African-American population at large, and the history our culture is built on. The Black Student Union will practice leadership, service, and advocacy through conversations…

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Interfaith United

September 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

If depth of one’s religious tradition is important, so is engagement across traditions. High Point University has begun an interfaith project to bring together students across religious traditions to increase dialogue, understanding, and service. The goal is to appreciate true unity by appreciating diversity in action.

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Implicit Bias Workshop

September 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Phillips 216

This workshop is designed to facilitate a conversation on the subconscious integration of implicit biases that we have in our worldview. Participants will gain an understanding of the vocabulary, view common examples, and develop ways to overcome their biases.

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September 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hillel is a student organization dedicated to providing opportunities for students to build a Jewish Life at High Point University. Students participate in social and religious activities with other Jewish students on campus and through the region. They celebrate Shabbat and major holidays, assist in regional Jewish service projects and have the opportunity to participate in regional, national and international Hillel events, including Birthright trips to Israel. Hillel welcomes students from all movements of Judaism and people from other faiths…

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(Un)Common Grounds: Civics & Economics 101: Understanding our Democracy and why we vote

September 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This conversation will utilize bi-partisan lens to discuss the basics of our government and society and how voting is a fundamental right and core value of our democracy. Presenters will include Political Science faculty and a guest speaker with experience in political responsibilities.

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Global Student Association

September 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Purpose:  To promote diversity and cultural learning across campus through activities and social events throughout the area. Membership Criteria:  Anyone with any background or interest in other cultures and sharing their own! Meeting Day/ Time. Location: Varies and depending on the activity. Usually, we meet every other week though. Do not hesitate to reach out to our officers if you are interested at!

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Black Cultural Awareness Club

September 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Purpose:  Black Cultural Awareness promotes awareness of Black heritage at High Point University and throughout the High Point community. Our goal is to bring students together who have a common interest in the Black culture and in particular, in its heritage. We wish to create a forum for the free expression of views on the social, economic, legal and political aspects of issues affecting the Black community and to precipitate unity among the minority Black population of High Point University.…

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