• Senior goodbye: Charlotte Wray

    When I started working at The Appalachian, I figured I would stay for a couple months and then leave, having a little something to tack onto my resume. That was simply not the case, and in the past two years, I quickly found myself transitioning from the graphic design...
  • Photo by Dallas Linger.

    The Food Summit: Seeding community resilience

    The doors to the Great Hall of the Living Learning Center stand open, allowing the brisk spring wind to flow into a room filled with faces from the local food system and sustainability initiatives. This was the 2016 Food Summit, held on April 2 for the first time in...
  • Panorama: broadening perspectives

    An almost six month preparation process came to a culmination on Tuesday at Panorama, an event dedicated to giving certain students an opportunity to present new perspectives and tell stories about topics they are passionate about in an open-minded environment. Panorama was originally created by Natalie Gaviria and Shady...
  • Talkin’ tacos

    Coyote Kitchen intricately layers each of their tacos with savory ingredients for a unique taste. Boone Saloon cranks out hundreds of tacos every Tuesday from their food truck sized kitchen. TApp Room goes for juicy tacos with signature sauces on Wednesdays. These three places highlight some of the popular...
  • Hospitality House offers more than ‘bed and bread’

    The Hospitality House of Boone aims to create a safe environment that welcomes families and individuals, helping them to restore their lives and cultivate a community at the same time.   “ very aptly named ‘the Hospitality House.’ — a house. Not ‘hospitality shelter,’” Will Graham, shelter...
  • Suicide prevention training sessions aim to equip students and faculty

    Monday, students and faculty attended the first suicide prevention training of the 2015-2016 school year, in the Rough Ridge room in the Plemmons Student Union. Tom Kane, University Housing Director and Gateway Suicide Prevention Trainer presented the suicide prevention training. Fourteen people attended, nine of those were students and...
  • Plant sale funds greenhouse until Spring sale

    Appalachian State’s Biology Greenhouse overflowed with plants from around the world at the greenhouse’s semi-annual plant sale Aug. 27 through 29. Thursday, the opening day for the sale, brought in several hundred people, according to Jerry Meyer, Biology Greenhouse manager. The proceeds from the sale go into a fund...
  • Booneshine Brewing Co. to give Boone a new taste

    Boone’s newest brewery, Booneshine Brewing Co., co-founded by Tim Herdklotz and Carson Coatney, aims to encompass a taste of Boone in their craft beer. Herdklotz said that as his and Coatney’s long passion and three-year business idea of brewing beer came to fruition Booneshine Brewery was formed. They began...
  • Working with the plants: Greenhouse prepares for fall plant sale

    Housing over 900 species of plants, Appalachian State’s Biology Greenhouse has spent over a year growing some of the plants that will be at the semi-annual plant sale Aug. 27 through 29. “Here, the whole building is my responsibility,” greenhouse manager Jerry Meyer said. “My love, of course, is...
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