• Senior Goodbye: Justin Perry

    There’s a running joke in the office that I’ve quit more times that people can keep up with. While not entirely true, I have held six positions in four years, one of which I made up by accident. I’ve seen our staff dwindle to 30 and grow to nearly...
  • In Photos: Valley of Death

    The Mountaineers headed into Clemson, South Carolina on Saturday, hoping to come away with an upset in Death Valley. Appalachian State started off the game with staunch defense, but the offensive side of the ball couldn’t match the intensity. Costly turnovers and untimely penalties all played a part in...
  • Best of Boone

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  • In photos: Battle of the Bands

    Battle of the Bands winners Chrome Scene and Sensation of Falling performed Thursday night at Legends. The two bands tied for first place in 2014 and played a variety of their best music to an enthusiastic crowd. Photos by Maggie Cozens...
  • Women’s soccer hires former high school head coach as assistant

    Watauga High School women’s soccer head coach Brittany Bolick agreed to join head coach Sarah Strickland as her assistant coach for App State women’s soccer next season....
  • In Photos: Corey Smith

    Corey Smith made his way back to Boone, performing at Legends on Wednesday. Smith is traveling the Southeast on his “Movin’ On Up” tour. His country-rock music pleased the crowd and added some heat to the frigid Boone temperatures. – Photos by Rachel Krauza...
  • Thank you for feedback on our website, newspaper

    If you had been putting out for nearly 100 years, you would be ready for a facelift, too. We realized last semester the overall image of our organization needed a makeover. The Appalachian is an old publication that was in need of a modern restyling. We needed to begin...
  • Opinion: Increase tuition and library hours

    Voting took place prior to Thanksgiving Break for a referendum to change Belk Library hours of operation to a 24-hour, five-day-a-week schedule....
  • Opinion: Prioritization process gives reason for concern

    As this semester comes to a close, so does the first step in the long process of prioritizing academic programs at the university. The report of the deans ranking the various programs was released Nov. 11. Among the lower ranking programs listed were Appalachian studies and women’s studies, along...
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