I spent almost three years working for The Appalachian as a reporter and editor. The experience I gained in that newsroom was, without doubt, worth the price of tuition. I’ve had the opportunity to travel across the country attending conferences in New York and Athens, Georgia, shoot photos at the Southern Conference basketball tournament in
UNC-system President Tom Ross installed Sheri N. Everts as Appalachian State University’s seventh chancellor on Friday morning. The Holmes Convocation Center hosted the procession that included musical performances from Appalachian choirs and ensembles. Guest speakers from state and local government, as well as representatives of faculty, staff, alumni and students, offered their congratulations to Everts.
A female student reported to University Police that she was sexually assaulted by a known acquaintance in a West Campus residence hall Monday evening. The incident is under further investigation. Anyone with information regarding a crime is encouraged to call University Police at 828-262-2150. The Appalachian will update the story as more information is available.
This article is a counterpoint written in response to an opinion by visual managing editor Malik Rahili. His original piece can be read HERE. No, it’s a sausage. My colleague, Malik Rahili has offered an answer loaded with more questionable material than the hot dog itself. He argues that a hot dog is a sandwich
The Appalachian is proud to announce that 2014 marks the publication’s 80th year in existence. Recently, the newspaper has done its best to change how we tell news stories, to shake off any residual cobwebs of the old form, which act as reminders to our readership and potential advertisers of what seems to be ancient
Grayson Huffman, 22, a senior finance and banking major, was found dead in his apartment Tuesday morning, according to Wanda Smith of Boone police. Smith, the communications and records supervisor, said the incident was reported at 11:39 a.m. at apartment 102 of 270 Oak St., according to the police report. There is no indication of
For the last two weeks, Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance shared the timeless message of religious hypocrisy through its comedic production of “Tartuffe” at I.G. Greer Studio Theatre. “Tartuffe” is a classic work from playwright Moliere, originally set in 17th century France. The play tells the tale of a con man named
As a part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the Student Government Association hosted its annual Hunger Banquet to raise awareness and educate students on living conditions for those in poverty. “I’m hoping to educate people in regards to world and local poverty,” said Jeremiah Bradshaw, director of student affairs for SGA. “So, I wanted
Rape Culture Awareness Week will be held on Appalachian State University’s campus Nov. 17-20 to raise awareness about societal attitudes toward gender and sexuality. The week’s events were organized by student groups Appalachian Educators for Social Justice and End ASU’s Rape Culture. Planning was headed by End ASU’s Rape Culture founders Julia Grainger and Rachel