Though well-intentioned, the “consent is sexy” phrase and movement recently sparked in modern society misses the mark by quite a bit; “sexy” has never been synonymous with “necessary.” Why are we painting it as if it is? According to the official Consent Is Sexy website, the welcome page has a slogan stating, “Sex with consent
BOONE—According to App State’s Wellness and Prevention Services’ website, the overall mission of the organization is to to serve the student body through the promotion of healthy behaviors, modification services for risk behavior and advocacy for campus-wide health policies that facilitate student success and holistic well-being. One of the ways in which Wellness and Prevention
During a month in which the autumn leaves capture the eye of tourists and citizens alike, an overwhelming amount of rainwater reaching one’s ankles accumulated throughout Boone. On Oct. 23, a historically catastrophic flood occurred in Boone, affecting both citizens and students; apartments were flooded, assets were destroyed and lives were put in danger. According
BOONE — With no more than a week before municipal voting sites open their doors on Nov. 2, the North Carolina Court of Appeals officially ordered Wednesday for Appalachian State to be able to designate an early voting site on campus. According to the Watauga Democrat, the battle for on-campus early voting was picked up Oct.
According to the Boone Chamber of Commerce website, 1 in 6 people do not know where they will find their next meal. Among them, 1 in 4 are children. Such alarming statistics are the reason behind why food insecurity is a critical issue in Boone. Conveniently located on King Street is a community outreach in
After a contentious fight during the 2016 election season, the Plemmons Student Union remained an early voting site for students to be able to cast their vote from campus. The issue of the Plemmons Student Union being a voting site for students has been argued within the Watauga County Board of Elections as early as
According to Appalachian State University’s website, there are currently 18,295 students in attendance, and out of that population, 1,302 are new transfer students. In total, records from fall 2016 indicate that the 4,711 students are new or continuing transfers. Though this number is small by comparison to the rest of the student body, it speaks