• SGA senator advocates for new crosswalk

    The Student Government Association passed legislation on Nov. 17 as an endeavor to install a crosswalk between Durham Park and the JET Building to keep students from jaywalking between the two points. Jarred Miles, a political science major, was the junior class senator that wrote the resolution for the...
  • Positive Post-It Day returns

    The Positive Post-it Day is set to return to Appalachian State University for the second time on Feb. 22. The event is sponsored by the Student Government Association, the Office of the Dean of Students, University Admissions, the Office of Alumni Affairs and Annual Giving, the Appalachian Cheerleading Team...
  • Safe student project

    Two Appalachian State seniors are offering a sense of security to students and staff by equipping students with free pepper spray and self-defense classes through the Safe Student Project, a new club and local business they started toward the end of spring 2015. Kristen Howell, senior marketing major and...
  • Honors director steps down in protest

    The provost announced on Jan. 11 at the Faculty Senate meeting that no immediate action would be taken to complete the implementation of full college-level status for the Honors College at Appalachian State University, which calls for a titled dean, representation on college-level committees and a college-sized budget. The...
  • Students and faculty join Mizzou solidarity rally

    Thursday, rally participants showed solidarity with the recent protests at the University of Missouri. “Black lives at Mizzou, just for being of color on a predominately white campus, are being threatened and harmed,” said Victor Moore, senior graphic design major and one of the students who organized the walk....
  • Meditation room gets remodeled

    The Rich Mountain Meditation Room located on the third floor of the Plemmons Student Union has been recently remodeled to get rid of the meeting room style environment and instead create a more hospitable place for those wishing to break away from a busy schedule to practice any form...
  • Honors College seeks promises that come with title

    When the Honors College at Appalachian State University made the transition from program to college in 2006, it expected to see numerous changes aside from just a title change. A group of six students gathered on Nov. 9, 2015 at I.G. Greer during the faculty senate meeting to voice...
  • Relay for Life commemorates survivors, victims of cancer

    Students and community members gathered at Appalachian State University’s Kidd Brewer Stadium from 6 p.m. on Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday in support of Relay for Life. The all-night, ‘80s-themed event brought together people in remembrance of those who have lost the battle to cancer, to celebrate survivors and...
  • Local farmers make decision to use or avoid GMOs

    As interest from consumers continues to increase regarding locally grown food, many farms in Watauga County have made an attempt to provide consumers in the community with fresh food that is free of genetically modified organisms....
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