• University podcast program goes far on limited budget

    Buried in the basement of Anne Belk Hall, an unexpected den of color and creativity resides. If you walk through the main doors of Anne Belk, down the front stairs and to the right, you’ll find a bright orange door behind which Appalachian Media Productions lives. The space has...
  • Campus Cursive brings positivity to App State

    The World Needs More Love Letters, or More Love Letters for short, is an international organization focused on writing and sending positive messages of love to people all over the world. The organization was founded by Hannah Brencher in 2011. The idea began to form in 2010 when she...
  • Team Sunergy races toward sustainability

    Team Sunergy, Appalachian’s solar vehicle team, competed in two major solar car races this summer. On July 28, the team placed third overall in the Formula Sun Grand Prix, a track race held at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. A few days later it headed to...
  • Howard and Dawson aim to bring change to SGA

    Jalyn Howard and Kendrick Dawson, the student body president and vice president, make up the first ever all-black ticket to win Appalachian’s student election. Howard said they aim to use their unique experiences to bring about real change. “If we’re traditional SGA, then it doesn’t really make any difference...
  • Volunteers keep move-ins moving

    Over 900 volunteers woke up early Friday morning to help incoming freshmen lug their belongings out of packed cars and into packed dorms. They handled boxes, shower caddies, shoe racks, full size refrigerators, large filing cabinets and even a pressure washer. Anitra Ball led the operation this year with...
  • Coffee Buzz 5k raises funds for International Scholarships

    at 7 a.m. on Saturday morning, just under 100 people were sipping on coffee as they registered and prepared to run in the fourth annual Coffee Buzz 5K. The 5K was organized by International Appalachian, a student organization that seeks to increase international understanding and promote study abroad and international recruitment...
  • Relay for life celebrates cancer survivors

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life took over Kidd Brewer Stadium for 12 hours last weekend, starting at 6 p.m. on Friday and ending at 6 a.m. on Saturday. The event kicked off with a Survivors Lap, which consisted of cancer survivors in the community walking around the...
  • Global Opportunities Conference explores sustainable business

    Aiming to explore the possibilities that innovative business can create from environmental and social problems, the Walker College of Business focused on how companies can be a force for sustainable good at this year’s Global Opportunities Conference. The day included a luncheon panel discussion and presentations from pioneers of...
  • Spring cleaning at Boone Creek

    On Thursday, 48 people ventured into Boone Creek, despite the rainy weather, to beautify the area behind Appalachian Mountain Brewery. Each spring and fall, the ASU Sustainability Council invites people to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability in the community by donning old clothes and work gloves to pick up...
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