• Did the dog eat your homework?

    With the start of college, students are presented with a new set of freedoms they didn’t have in high school including the ability to create their own schedules, choose their professors and, perhaps the most enticing, the ability to skip a class. Professors are in agreement that there is a...
  • Hijinks will ensue at performance of “English Without Effort”

    Appalachian State University’s department of theatre and dance will bring a unique type of comedy to the stage with its production of “English Without Effort,” an interactive performance designed to provoke thought from the audience about the way humans communicate with one another. The show will be held at...
  • Allen Curtis creates local food and support hub with veggies, fruits and more

    Allen Curtis considered becoming a preacher. Like a preacher, Curtis is motivated to make a positive difference in the lives of others through his career. Instead of working for a church, Curtis owns Veggies, Fruits and More, a produce and dry goods store located at 362 W. King St....
  • ‘Chicago’ thrills audiences with impressive song and dance

    REVIEW: The Appalachian Musical Theatre Ensemble brought the crowd to its feet with their impressive rendition of the scandalous and exciting “Chicago,” performed on Oct. 10 and 11 at the Blue Ridge Ballroom in Plemmons Student Union. The musical adaptation was first written by John Kander and Fred Ebb,...
  • Macado’s expands

    Located in the heart of downtown Boone, Macado’s opened in 1989 and offers a casual, pub style restaurant for families and college students alike. The restaurant is currently in the process of expanding into the empty building next door, manager Burke Bailey said. The new portion of the restaurant...
  • Schaefer Center hosts ‘Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre’

    The Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre captivated App State students and locals at the Schaefer Center last Wednesday by using song and dance to share cultural stories. The theatre was founded in 1978 on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, musician Adrian Cross said, and has performed around the...
  • Bootcamp brings new members to Appalachian Roller Girls

      The Appalachian Roller Girls opened their doors to new members on Sunday at their fall bootcamp event, located at Skateworld in Vilas. The event is held twice a year, first in April and again in October. The bootcamp presents community members with the opportunity for those interested in...
  • Lyric hosts Verses Grand Poetry Slam for student poets

    Appalachian State University’s spoken word poetry club, Lyric, will ring in the new semester with its first annual Grand Poetry Slam on Jan. 27 at The Local in downtown Boone. Students competing in the Grand Poetry Slam will have the opportunity to compete against one another for a spot...
  • Kwanzaa Creativity Celebration provides unique opportunity to learn

    Appalachian State University held its first Kwanzaa Creativity Celebration in Plemmons Student Union on Tuesday as an extension of the original Kwanzaa Celebration and Feast that has been hosted by the BSA and Multicultural Student Development for eight years. Sparked by the combined efforts of MSD, BSA and Appalachian...
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