At 10:08 a.m. an AppStateALERT was sent to students that stated, “Sheriff’s Department is attempting to locate a suspect who fled on foot. The individual is a white male wearing a blue jacket and handcuffs. Last seen around Howard St. and may be around campus. Police are in the area attempting to locate.” When reached
BOONE — Sanford Hall is currently in talks to become the next project for renovation on App State’s campus, according to administrative officials. Originally opened in 1968, Sanford has been in use for nearly 50 years without any major restorations. Paul Forte, vice chancellor for business affairs, spoke of a project restoring the building within
The First Annual High Country Walk/Run for Breast Cancer will be held this upcoming Saturday in Blowing Rock. The walk, which is being organized by High Country Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., will go from 9 a.m. until noon starting and finishing at the American Legion Hall. The president/founder of HCBCF, Irene Sawyer, a six-year breast
Hugh Hefner, creator of Playboy magazine and lifestyle brand, passed away Sept. 27 at the age of 91. In his lifetime, Hefner was viewed by many as the symbol for male chauvinism, while other groups claimed he was an advocate for freedom of speech. “The joke has always been ‘I only read it for the
Just off King Street next to Plemmons Student Union is a little-known addition to App’s campus. Howard Street Hall opened this fall to faculty and students. Darrell Kruger, provost and executive vice chancellor at Appalachian, played a leading role in the remodeling of the building, previously a Presbyterian church the university acquired in 2010. “In
While first year students often come to orientation and enter classes with thousands of other students their own age, transfer students can vary in age and education level, sometimes making it difficult to meet others with similar interests. Fortunately, App State has a range of resources meant to help both incoming and continuing transfer students.
The UNC Board of Governors voted to ban UNC’s Law Center for Civil Rights from suing any government agency on Saturday. The vote came shortly after the ratification of House Bill 39 which reduces the number of seats on the board from 32 to 24. After the bill’s passing in March of this year, the
Twice a year students are invited to App State’s biology greenhouse plant sale, where they can peruse and purchase their selection of plants to help support the greenhouse and the biology department. This year the sale took place from Aug. 24-26 and had lines at the door when they opened for business on the first